Long jumper Darya Klishina will compete at the Rio Olympics after her ban from the Games was struck down by sport's highest court on the eve of the event.
Usain Bolt wrote another chapter in his remarkable Olympic story by winning the 100m final for a record third straight summer Games.
Jemima Jelagat Sumgong became Kenya’s first ever winner of the Olympic women’s marathon race.
Israel had called for a commemoration for its athletes killed at the 1972 Olympics at each Games opening ceremony.
Mo Farah cemented his place in British track and field history after becoming the first GB athlete to win three Olympic gold medals.
Russia’s only competitor in the track and field events at the Rio Olympics has been suspended with her special eligibility status withdrawn, it was
There’s been another twist in the Russian doping saga, with long jumper Darya Klishina barred from competing at the Olympics.
RIO DE JANEIRO – A Chinese swimmer, a Bulgarian steeplechaser, and now a Polish weightlifter have been suspended or excluded from the Rio Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO – The Unites States’ Michael Phelps will climb onto the starting blocks for the last time on Saturday, while the curtain is also set
Singapore's Joseph Schooling has denied Michael Phelps a 23rd gold medal beating him to second place in the 100-metres butterfly.
Rio organisers temporarily closed Olympic diving pool to treat the green water on Friday, but later reopened the venue for the women’s three metres
Olympic canoe slalom coach Stephen Henze is now fighting for his life after sustaining serious head injuries in a car crash on Friday morning, the
Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi and Bulgarian steeplechase athlete Silivia Danekova became the first athletes to fail drug tests at the Rio Olympics on
Simone Biles, one of the undoubted stars of these Olympics, has won the all-round Gymnastics Gold medal for America, with teammate Aly Raisman taking silver.
More and more sports fans in Rio are getting tattoos to show their love of the Olympic Games - with the Olympic rings the most popular choice.
Michael Phelps latest gold medal wins polish his reputation as the most successful male swimmer in Olympic history.
In Rio, former Olympic champion Carl Lewis wants to tackle doping head on.
The 3,000-metre steeplechase athlete has been temporarily suspended pending a B sample test.
It was gold medal number 22 for US swimming legend Michael Phelps on Thursday in Rio.
Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara is riding off into a golden retirement – after scooping a second Olympic time-trial title.
Russian athletes have been speaking out against the reaction following accusations of "state-sponsored doping" as they are booed and jeered at the Rio Olympics.
This weekend, the biggest Lego bike ever build in was constructed in Rio at the Olympics, inside the Danish Pavilion on Ipanema beach.
We check out the youngest and oldest competitors in the history of the Olympic games - including this year's 13-year-old swimmer and the 74-year-old who won a medal for a picture.
On Day 5 of the Rio Olympics, Spain’s Mireia Belmonte won the 200 metres butterfly, making her the first Spanish woman to win an Olympic swimming gold medal.
Majlinda Kelmendi has steadily taken the world of judo by storm ever since she burst onto the scene to win the World Junior Championships in 2009.
The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.