Rio Games

September 20, 2016
September 20, 2016

Hackers publish medical data for Farah, Nadal and Rose

Mo Farah, Rafael Nadal and Justin Rose are among athletes targeted in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the world anti-doping agency (WADA) says were hacked by a Russian cyber...

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Lochte gets 10-month suspension

American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months, US media reported on Wednesday, following a scandal

August 27, 2016
August 27, 2016

Rio court to return passports to Irish Olympic officials

A Rio de Janeiro court will return the passports of three members of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) and they will be allowed to leave Brazil.

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

Neymar's nerves of steel hand Brazil first gold

Brazil superstar Neymar strikes the winning penalty as the hosts claim a first ever Olympic football gold medal before announcing his intention to step down as captain of the national team.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Rio Olympics: Ramos, Chen disqualified for doping

Brazilian cyclist Kleber Ramos and Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi are disqualified from the Olympic Games for having failed doping tests, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Rio Olympics: 'Good v Evil' again as Bolt, Gatlin ready for duel

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...

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

QUOTES OF THE DAY

It's great for kids who are watching judo now. Seeing someone like me who left the City of God, who started judo at five years of age as a joke.

July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016

WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision on Russia

The International Olympic Committee's decision to reject calls to ban all Russian competitors from the Rio Olympics could lead to "lesser protection for clean athletes," the World...

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

Further 45 new failures from London and Beijing Games

A further 45 athletes test positive for banned substances after a second set of samples were re-analysed from the London and Beijing Olympics.

July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016

Sports court rejects Russian appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it had rejected Russia's appeal against the exclusion of its track and field athletes from the Rio Games starting on August 5.