Latest Sports Scores

Scoreboard

  • ALL
  • NBA
  • MLB
  • NHL
  • NBA
  • 5/29 8:30 PM EDT
    CLE0
    BOS0
  • NHL
  • 5/29 8:00 PM EDT
    NSH0
    PIT0
  • MLB
  • Live
    NYY2
    Bal3
  • 5/29 4:10 PM EDT
    Mil
    NYM
  • Live
    Bos3
    CWS3
  • Live
    Hou2
    Min0
  • Live
    LAD3
    StL1
  • Live
    Sea0
    Col0
  • 5/29 4:05 PM EDT
    Ari
    Pit
  • 5/29 4:05 PM EDT
    Was
    SF
  • 5/29 4:10 PM EDT
    Oak
    Cle
  • 5/29 4:40 PM EDT
    ChC
    SD
  • 5/29 7:07 PM EDT
    Cin
    Tor
  • 5/29 7:10 PM EDT
    Phi
    Mia
  • 5/29 7:15 PM EDT
    Det
    KC
  • 5/29 8:05 PM EDT
    TB
    Tex
  • 5/29 9:07 PM EDT
    Atl
    LAA

USA wins 1,000th Olympic gold medal

AP: Ledecky Adds 4th Gold, Phelps Loses


RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The United States won its 1,000th Olympic gold medal on Saturday night when the American women won the 4x100 meter medley relay at the Rio Games.

The U.S. had arrived in Rio with 977 gold medals according to Olympstats.com, with the former Soviet Union in next place on 473.

SEE MORE: Everything you need to know about the Summer Olympics

Saturday's relay win was the 23rd gold of the Rio Games.

While some Olympic historians have disputed the number of golds the U.S. has won, the United States Olympic Committee said that the women's victory would count as the country's 1,000th.

(Editing by: Ossian Shine)

Five things to know: Rio Olympics day 9

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.