Michael Phelps has acknowledged a "small part" in his own dramatic Olympic defeat by Singapore hero Joseph Schooling but bears no grudge.
Australia's new teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers wins the blue riband Olympic 100m freestyle gold, as golf heads for a controversial return to the Games after 112 years.
Around a giant screen showing the Olympics in a central New Delhi park, young Indians chat, take selfies or snooze in the late afternoon heat, glancing only occasionally at the heroic sporting feats on display.
Serena Williams' hopes of a fifth Olympic gold medal are crushed by Ukraine's Elina Svitolina as the battle for the women's title in Rio is blown wide open.
Dutch gymnast Yuri van Gelder has been expelled from the Olympics for "gravely" violating team rules by going out for a night of drinking in Rio after qualifying for the finals of the rings event.
Shimmying amid a troupe of semi-naked samba dancers and wise-cracking with journalists, Usain Bolt is determined to bow out of the Olympics with a flourish.
Siddikur Rahman makes an early exit from the King's Cup after a horrendous second round yesterday.
Former Inter Milan, Parma and Roma forward Adriano was once earning £80,000 per week in the prime of his career, but these days is without a club and living among gun-wielding gangs in Rio.
Usain Bolt delivers on his top billing by winning the 200metres at the London Diamond League but he is upstaged for once as American sprint hurdler Kendra Harrison breaks one of the oldest world records in the book.