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August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

Seniors rule in USA's run to basketball gold

On a team of mostly first-time young Olympians, veterans Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant steal the show as the USA win its third straight gold medal.

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

Groundbreaking games for women in Rio

From the dizzying gymnastics heights of African-American Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik and Brazilian golden girl Rafaela Silva in judo -- Rio proves a groundbreaking Games for women....

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: Felix hits gold record with relay win

Allyson Felix becomes the first woman athlete with five gold medals as she powers the US sprint relay team to victory.

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

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 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Rio Olympics: Abughaush wins Jordan's first medal

Ahmad Abughaush makes history by winning Jordan's first ever Olympic medal, claiming gold in the men's under 68kg taekwondo division in Rio.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt factfile

Factfile on Usain Bolt after his victory in the 200m at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics Thursday.

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

Rio Olympics: Vietnam shooters lacked training bullets

Vietnam's prime minister admits Olympic hopefuls faced inadequate training equipment before the games, including a lack of bullets in shooting, a discipline that won the nation's first...

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

Rio Olympics: Family tragedy behind US hurdles sweep

Kristi Castlin dedicates her 100m hurdles medal to victims of gun violence after helping the United States claim a historic podium sweep in the event.