South Asian Games gold medallist Shakil Ahmed grabs his first gold medal in domestic circuit.
Cao Yuan shakes off the pressure of being the only Chinese diver left in the field -- a rarity in Olympic finals -- to deliver China's fifth diving gold medal.
Canada's Derek Drouin overcomes a quality field to add the Olympic high jump crown to his world title after a cliff-hanger of a final in Rio.
Kenya's Faith Kipyegon produces a startling last-lap sprint to outpace favourite Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia to win the Olympic women's 1500m gold.
The only major silverware missing from Brazil's glittering cabinet is an Olympic gold. The five-time world champions came
China's hopes of repeating their 2012 Olympic sweep of all five badminton gold medals are shattered when both their pairs are knocked out in the semi-finals of the mixed doubles.
The battle to be crowned world's fastest man takes centre stage at the Rio Olympics on Sunday with Usain Bolt facing another showdown with Justin Gatlin where the image of athletics will be on...
With crimson lipstick, eye-liner, mascara and a beaming smile, Michelle Carter wins a stunning Olympic shot put gold to sprinkle a little glitz on an event often cruelly ridiculed for the shape of...
Rafael Nadal describes his second Olympic gold as "unforgettable" after marking his return from his latest injury misery by partnering close friend Marc Lopez to the men's doubles...
In just one performance, Singapore's Joseph Schooling beats swimming great Michael Phelps, takes home his city state's first Olympic gold medal and becomes an instant millionaire.
Beefy Kazakh swimmer Dmitriy Balandin put the former Soviet state on the Olympic map by winning his country's first gold medal in the sport.