2016 Rio Olympic Games

Bolt calls Man Utd talk show

Usain Bolt showed his love for Manchester United when the sprint star made a surprise phone call to the Premier League club's in-house television channel on Saturday.

November 14, 2016
November 14, 2016

Bolt set to train with Dortmund

Usain Bolt is seriously considering taking up a career as a professional footballer when he bows out of athletics, and is set to spend some time training with German giants Borussia Dortmund.

October 6, 2016
October 6, 2016

WADA says hackers may have doctored leaked data

Computer hackers who leaked the medical records of more than 100 top athletes in a bid to reveal questionable drug exemptions may have tampered with the data, according to the World Anti-Doping...

September 15, 2016
September 15, 2016

'Huge' gender pay gap in sport not closing

The huge gulf between how much male and female athletes are paid is not likely to narrow in the foreseeable future.

September 15, 2016
September 15, 2016

Dwarfs stand tall at Rio Paralympics

Dwarfs at the Rio Paralympics are getting the big stage they say they deserve.

September 15, 2016
September 15, 2016

WADA says hackers released another batch of athlete data

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says that another batch of athlete data has been leaked by the same Russian cyber espionage group that published confidential medical data earlier this week.

September 11, 2016
September 11, 2016

Farah was fixing fantasy team

Mo Farah reveals what he was doing just minutes before walking onto the track to make Olympic history.

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Lochte gets 10-month suspension

American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months, US media reported on Wednesday, following a scandal

September 8, 2016
September 8, 2016

Lochte banned 10 months

US swimmer Ryan Lochte is slapped with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Olympics.

August 27, 2016
August 27, 2016

Rio court to return passports to Irish Olympic officials

A Rio de Janeiro court will return the passports of three members of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) and they will be allowed to leave Brazil.

August 27, 2016
August 27, 2016

Top Kenyan Olympic committee official arrested

Kenyan police arrest the secretary-general of the country's Olympic committee (NOCK) in the wake of a series of scandals and embarrassments at the Rio Games.