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.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

Phelps frustrated by Rio doping fears

US swimming legend Michael Phelps has spoken of his frustration at the possibility rivals were using drugs at last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

January 2, 2017
January 2, 2017

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.

December 30, 2016
December 30, 2016

Bolt to focus on 100m

Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt plans to concentrate on the 100 metres in the 2017 season which will bring the curtain down on a glorious career in which he has captured nine Olympic gold medals.

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

Bolt, Phelps cap era of excellence

Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps towered over the 2016 Rio Games, capping an era of sustained excellence that promises to reverberate through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and beyond.

November 21, 2016
November 21, 2016

Strike possible as US women fight for equality

Members of the reigning Women's World Cup champion United States national team vow to push their case for equal pay to the US men's team as far as it takes.

November 17, 2016
November 17, 2016

Brazil authorizes Irish Olympic chief's release on bail

A Brazilian judge ruled that Irish Olympic Committee (IOC) president Patrick Hickey, awaiting trial over an alleged ticketing scam, could be released on bail and leave the country.

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 Agency (WADA).

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.