The Rio 2016 Olympics have provided an abundance of memorable moments. We recap some of the best.
The Rio Olympics ended in a blaze of colour with an exuberant closing ceremony on Sunday.
Briton Mo Farah joined the ranks of the all-time distance greats on Saturday by becoming just the second man to retain both Olympic track long distance titles.
The victory gave Brazil a measure of revenge for their humiliating 7-1 defeat by eventual World Cup 2014 winners Germany in the semi-finals on home soil.
Jamaican athlete, Usain bolt made history on Friday night as he won his third gold medal of the Rio Olympics and the ninth gold medal of his Olympic career.
Michael Phelps blazed past his rivals in the Olympic 200 metres individual medley to become the first swimmer to win the same event at four consecutive Games
A look back at the now derelict and defunct past Olympic venues.
Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative energy of its wildly diverse population in welcoming the world on Friday to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
A new study finds that the waters in Rio are so badly polluted, that ingesting just ‘three teaspoons' of water almost guarantees infection by Adenovirus. That's not even the worst of it.
Many athletes have wrongly been accused of doping to enhance their performance. The culprit is often the banned ingredients found in over-the-counter medicines.
Individual sports federations will have primary responsibility for determining every Russian athlete's eligibility for Rio
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