The Olympic Games are supposed to be apolitical but in Hungary the television coverage appears to ignore that rule, and the commercial breaks have been turned into a referendum campaign against…
Jamaicans in Rio, and there are lots of them, went bananas last night as Usain Bolt led their men’s 4X100 metres sprint team to victory again at the Olympics, for the third games in a row stealing the
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has said sorry for fabricating a story about being robbed during the Rio Games by gunmen posing as police officers.
Jamaica and Jamaicans around the world have been saluting the genius of Usain Bolt on the Olympics track, now with eight gold medals across three Olympics and bidding for a “triple-triple” in the 4×10
In men’s beach volleyball, Olympic host nation Brazil have scored gold.
There was no letting up for Usain Bolt as he easily won gold in the 200 metres on a rainy night in Rio, keeping the sprinter on course for an Olympic “treble treble” ahead of the 4 × 100 metres…
Rio's police chief says four US Olympic swimmers made up a story about being robbed at gunpoint and could be charged with giving false testimony.
Four US swimmers who said they were robbed at gunpoint made up the story police say to cover up a vandalism incident.
Thousands welcomed home gold medal hero Joseph Schooling after he won Singapore's first ever gold medal by beating none other than the great Michael Phelps in 100-metre butterfly final.
Chis Boardman is the latest BBC commentator to be accused of sexism at the Rio Olympic Games.
His comments came after Laura Trott won her second
Brazilian police have pulled two US Olympic swimmers off a plane at Rio airport for questioning.
A Jamaican sprinter has once again shone on the track on Day 12 in Rio.
Top European Olympic official Patrick Hickey has temporarily stepped down from his duties, after being arrested in Rio in connection with a police probe into illegal ticket…
Shaunae Miller produced one of the most spectacular finishes in Olympic track and field on Monday when she dived over the line to beat American Allyson Felix and win gold in the women’s 400 metres…
Refugees competing in the Olympic Games have been honoured with a gigantic mural on Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Boulevard.
A member of the International Olympic Committee’s executive board has been arrested in Rio – in connection with a probe into illegal ticket sales.
RIO DE JANEIRO – Russia was stripped of a relay gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Games on Tuesday after one its athletes failed a retrospective
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Recycling Rio’s leftovers, celebrity chefs are making meals fit for a king for the less fortunate.
The annual Sziget festival which is also called the Island of Freedom is underway.
Stefan Henze was travelling with a team-mate in a taxi to the athletes village in Rio early on Friday when the car crashed into a barrier.
One of the massive successes of RIO 2016 has been the Olympic Boulevard, in the rejuvenated port district, which boasts an Olympic flame, live music on three stages, a hot air balloon, bungee jumping,
Brazil’s Thiago Da Silva has upset the form books by taking gold in the Olympic pole vault after clearing 6.
Italy’s Elia Viviani recovered from a mid race crash in the final points race to win the men’s Omnium title.
Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shahabi (in blue) has been sent home from the Rio Olympics by his national team for refusing to shake hands with an Israeli judoka.