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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 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.

November 4, 2016
November 4, 2016

Bolt to make Australia bow

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt will compete in Australia for the first time when he headlines an innovative team athletics event next year, he said on Friday.

September 18, 2016
September 18, 2016

Rio Paralympics stages final show

Rio on Sunday closes a Paralympic Games that many feared would be a fiasco but which turned into a triumph, though marred in the final hours by the death of an Iranian cyclist.

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.

August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016

Zheng sends Rio gold medallist Puig packing

Monica Puig, whose Olympic tennis triumph in Rio de Janeiro gave Puerto Rico their first ever Games gold, is unceremoniously bundled out of the US Open.

August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016

Shakil outguns Shahadat

South Asian Games gold medallist Shakil Ahmed grabs his first gold medal in domestic circuit.

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.

August 26, 2016
August 26, 2016

Russia's Putin awards Margarita

Russian President Putin awards rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun during a grand ceremony for Russian Olympic medallists returning home from 2016 Rio Olympics at Kremlin in Moscow.