Former Gamecock Natasha Hastings Finishes 4th in 400m Final

Courtesy: USA Track and Field RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL (USC SID) — Natasha Hastings came in fourth overall Monday night in the Olympic final for the women’s 400m dash. Hastings ran a time of 50.34 and was in medal contention throughout the race, but was run down in the final 100 meters to keep her from her first individual Olympic medal….

Two Gamecocks Compete at Summer Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (USC SID) — The University of South Carolina swimming & diving program continued to leave its mark on the 2016 Summer Olympics Friday, as student-athletes Akaram Mahmoud and Julia Vincent competed at the biggest event in international athletics. Egypt’s Mahmoud swam his second race of the week, the men’s 1500m freestyle, while South Africa’s Vincent made her Olympic debut in the…

Biles, Phelps power their way to more gold in Rio

United States’ Michael Phelps celebrates winning gold in the men’s 200-meter individual medley during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps and Simone Biles powered their way to more gold medals with rousing routs at the Rio Games on Thursday….