2016 Rio Olympics

WADA slams Russian hackers

The World Anti-Doping Agency slams Russian hackers who breached its database and published confidential records of US Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams.

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

Awesome Kipchoge, a home triumph and a police raid

On the last day of the Rio Olympics Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the marathon by more than a minute, Brazil win men's volleyball gold, police raid the Irish Olympic office and a Mongolian...

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

China win v'ball gold

China won their third Olympic Games women's volleyball gold on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Serbia in the final. ...

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

Mamun gives Bangladesh some solace

Margarita Mamun, a Russian gymnast of Bangladeshi origin, has won gold in women's individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics event at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Arena on Saturday.

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

Record sixth gold for Felix

Allyson Felix clinches a record sixth career Olympic gold as the United States win the 4x400m relay for a sixth straight Games.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Rio Olympics: Esposito wins women's pentathlon gold

Chloe Esposito wins the women's modern pentathlon gold at the Rio Olympics, giving Australia its first medal in the five-discipline event.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Rio Olympics: Bolt praised by rivals

The runners who have lost to Usain Bolt for the past dozen years shower the Jamaican superstar with praise, after he completes his historic "triple-triple" in what he has said will be his...

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Rio Olympics: Stefanidi wins pole vault gold for Greece

Greece's Ekaterini Stefanidi wins the Olympic pole vault and her country's first athletics gold since the 2004 Athens Games.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Bolt bows out with historic triple-triple

Usain Bolt put the seal on a glittering Olympic career with a blistering 4x100m relay victory that clinched sprint's first ever 'triple triple'. With his unprecedented third straight...

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Toth best walker

Slovakia's Matej Toth made a decisive break 2km from the line to add Olympic gold to his world title as he won the 50km race

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Hickey jailed in Rio

European Olympics chief Pat Hickey, who is accused of involvement in a black market tickets ring, has been jailed in Rio de