Olympic Updates: Swimming, Gymnastics, And Cycling To Dominate Day Two

Here’s What’s Happening:

  • After Saturday’s first day of competition, Australia topped the medal tally with two gold and one bronze, with Hungary, the US, and China close behind.
  • Swimming, gymnastics, and cycling are among the big sports taking place on Sunday.
  • The 2016 Summer Games officially kicked off Friday with a colorful opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where 60,000 people inside Maracanã Stadium watched fireworks, the parade of nations, and a plea for global conservation.
  • The Games were formally opened by Brazil’s Interim President Michel Temer and Brazilian marathoner Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima, who lit the Olympic cauldron.
  • The Olympics are happening amid concerns about the Zika viruslodging, andsecurity, as well as the Russian athlete doping scandal.