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Rio 2016: Allyson Felix hits golden high

USA’s Tori Bowie (from left), Tianna Bartoletta, English Gardner and Allyson Felix celebrate after winning the women’s 4x100m relay gold at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. (Photo: AP)

21 Aug 2016 12:59 AM

Rio 2016: Usain Bolt, people’s champion

Usain Bolt (left) crosses the finish line to give Jamaica the men’s 4x100 metres relay gold at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. (Photo: AFP)

21 Aug 2016 12:54 AM

Rio 2016: Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold

Usain Bolt completes an unprecedented triple treble — 100m, 200m, 4x100m golds at three consecutive Olympic games

21 Aug 2016 12:51 AM

Rio 2016: Yogeshwar Dutt battles to keep focus on the mat

Expected to clinch one last medal for India at the Rio Games, London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt is trying hard not to let the Narsingh Yadav episode affect him ahead of the men’s 65kg fr

21 Aug 2016 12:30 AM

Rio 2016: US hoopsters gunning for three-peat

The United States continued their reign over Spain with a scrappy 82-76 win on Friday to put them through to the gold medal final of the men's basketball tournament for a third straight Olympics.

21 Aug 2016 12:22 AM


Rio 2016: Swimming under the radar

The US women's gymnastics team got far more of the limelight, and household names like swimmer Michael Phelps got immeasurably more TV coverage.

21 Aug 2016 12:21 AM

Rio 2016: Sandeep Tomar goes down to world champ

Russia’s Victor Lebedev (left) wrestles with Sandeep Tomar in their men’s 57kg freestyle Round of 16 match at the Carioca Arena 2 in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. (Photo: AFP)

20 Aug 2016 2:59 AM

Rio 2016: Brazil demands gold from Neymar

Neymar’s road to redeeming Brazilian football hasn’t always been smooth, but the Barcelona star now has the scene he craved to deliver a first football gold medal for the Olympic hosts.

20 Aug 2016 12:20 AM

Rio 2016: Ashton Eaton, the lord and master of track and field

On a night when Usain Bolt dazzled true to reputation, American track and field stars continued to dominate as Trinidad-born American Kerron Clement won the men’s 400m hurdles gold, clocking 47.73sec

19 Aug 2016 11:52 PM

Rio 2016: Argentina's first men's Olympic field hockey medal is gold

Argentina players celebrate after they beat Belgium 4-2 during a men's field hockey gold medal match at 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (Photo: AP)

19 Aug 2016 11:49 PM


Rio 2016: Bolt-ing into pantheon

The incomparable Usain Bolt once again proved utterly unbeatable on the Olympic track on Thursday, powering his way to a third straight 200 metres gold and remaining on course for an extraordinary “tr

19 Aug 2016 11:42 PM

Rio 2016: PV Sindhu goes down fighting against Marin, settles for silver

India's Pusarla V Sindhu poses with her silver medal after her match with Spain's Carolina Marin in women's Singles final at the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. (Photo: AP)

19 Aug 2016 11:21 PM

Rio 2016: PV Sindhu goes down fighting against Marin, settles for silver

PV Sindhu's gallant attempt to win a coveted gold medal for India ended in heart-break when she went down fighting against Spain's Carolina Marin and settled for a silver medal in the women's singles

19 Aug 2016 11:20 PM

Narsingh Yadav out of Rio Olympics, gets 4-year ban in doping case

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav is out of the Olympic Games after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) banned him for four years on Thursday for a doping violation.

19 Aug 2016 6:46 AM


Was this pole vaulter knocked over by his manhood or the camera angle

Japan’s Hiroki Ogita came very close to clearing the bar in the men’s pole vault qualifying round at the 2016 Olympic Games, but at the last second the vault fail, throwing Ogita out of the competition. (Photo: AFP)

19 Aug 2016 3:43 AM

Rio 2016: Sakshi Malik breaks dreadlock!

Wrestler Sakshi Malik celebrates after she beat Kyrgyzstan's Aisuluu Tynybekova to win the bronze in the women's wrestling freestyle 58-kg competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo: AP)

19 Aug 2016 12:29 AM

Neymar deserves more respect: Coach

Brazil’s Neymar celebrates scoring his side’s final goal against Honduras in their semi-final on Wednesday. The hosts won 6-0. (Photo: AP )

19 Aug 2016 12:10 AM

Rio 2016: Aditi Ashok shares 7th spot, Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn leads

Aditi Ashok in action during the second round of the women’s golf event in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. (Photo: AP)

18 Aug 2016 11:41 PM

Rio 2016: USA face Spain in semis showdown

Defending champion United States and European champion Spain booked a Rio Olympic semi-final showdown of NBA stars with triumphs on Wednesday while Australia, boasting four NBA champions, earned a las

18 Aug 2016 11:38 PM