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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.

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

Bolt advances, Gatlin crumbles

Usain Bolt will race the 200m final on Thursday after comfortably winning his semi-final, but there is no place for American rival Justin Gatlin as he fails to qualify.

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

Rio Olympics: McLeod brings Jamaica more glory

Jamaica unleashes a new sprint sensation as Omar McLeod takes the Rio Olympics 110m hurdles on Tuesday.