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 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 final Olympics.

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 100m, 200m and 4x100m clean sweep, Bolt joins Carl Lewis and Paavo Nurmi on a record-equalling nine track and field Olympic gold medals.

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

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Sindhu wins silver in badminton

P V Sindhu's gallant attempt to win a coveted gold medal for India ends in heart-break when she goes down fighting against Spain's Carolina Marin.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Lochte, USOC say sorry

US gold medallist swimmer Ryan Lochte apologises for his behaviour at the Olympics.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Dalilah powers to hurdles gold

Dalilah Muhammad powers to a brilliant victory in the women's 400m hurdles to become the first winner of the event from the United States in Olympic history.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Brazil face Germany with scars of 7-1

Even though Rogeiro Micale, the coach of Brazil's Olympic football team played down talks of revenge, revenge is expected to