Usain. Yes, yes. Biles. Of course. Ledecky. Sure. There are plenty of historic performances that will mark the Rio games. But perhaps the single most amazing moment is Wayde van Niekerk’s 400 meter win in 43.03 seconds. That number is crazy enough, even without considering that he is coached by his 74-year-old, white-haired Namibian great-grandmother.

+ The NYT with a really cool series of graphics that pit Usain Bolt against the fastest men in the world since 1896 – on the same track.

+ Bolt not only won his third straight 100m gold. He also gave new meaning to the phrase, photo finish.

+ The Internet has been picking on Gabby Douglas. As if we didn’t already think the Internet was a complete jerk.

+ FiveThirtyEight: Hosting The Olympics Is A Terrible Investment. Everything about the IOC and the hosting of the Olympics is terrible. If you’re watching the Olympics, you need to watch the epic look the IOC from Real Sports on HBO.

+ So one diver won a silver medal. And then a fellow diver proposed to her. In other words, he interrupted her medal ceremony to share the spotlight. This will evolve into the biggest fight in marriage history.