Rio Games

July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016

Murray to miss Davis Cup quarter final

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will miss Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final clash against Serbia with captain Leon Smith naming Kyle Edmund and James Ward as his two singles players on Wednesday.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Maria's return pending CAS decision

Maria Sharapova will be returned to the national Olympic entry list for the 2016 Rio Games in case the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issues a positive ruling on her appeal.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

Bolt gears up for Olympic trials

Usain Bolt will embark on the first major test of what he plans to be a triumphant swansong Thursday as the Jamaican Olympic athletics trials get under way.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

Day pulls out over Zika fears

World No.1 golfer Jason Day of Australia says he is withdrawing from the Rio Olympic Games over the threat of the Zika virus.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Shamoli gets wildcard entry

Archer Shamoli Roy has been awarded a wildcard entry in the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August, an official confirmed yesterday.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

Top swimmer tested positive

World record holder Etiene Medeiros, one of Olympic hosts' Brazil's top hopes of a medal at the Rio Games, has tested positive for a banned substance.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

IAAF to decide on Russia

Russia finds out on Friday if the IAAF Council will lift the country's ban from athletics but, even if the vote goes against it, the road to Rio remains open as the IOC will make the final decision on Olympic participation.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Rio athletes' village unveiled

Despite financial and organisational problems that have delayed other construction projects for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the largest athletes' village in the long history of the Games is unveiled in the city on Wednesday.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Bolt to tune up in London

Usain Bolt will fine-tune his preparations for the Rio Olympics by competing at the Anniversary Games in London on July 22, organisers said.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Maria appeals ban in CAS

Maria Sharapova has appealed her two-year doping ban to the highest court in sports, seeking a ruling ahead of the Olympics.