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Italian Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini has been hailed a hero after saving a man from drowning off the coast of Sardinia.
Would a road-going vehicle with flight be the perfect solution to congested routes?
Superfan Naotoshi Yamada, famous in Japan for having been to every Summer Games since 1964, has died aged 92 with an unfulfilled dream of watching the Olympics when it returns to Tokyo next year
Former World Champion Shaun Murphy described billiard sports as "the most difficult range of sport in the entire world."
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) are investigating over fears Athens Olympic ‘Spyros Louis’ Stadium is moving more than it should.
French sport tries to smarten up image ahead of Olympics.
A blue-checked character will be the mascot for the Olympics and a pink cherry blossom-inspired one for the Paralympics
Female athletes with high levels of testosterone, like Caster Semenya, may be forced to undertake hormone treatment to compete in future events after a study showed they have an advantage over their rivals.
Parisians are invited to try out 30 Olympic sports as the French capital tries to convince officials it's the perfect city to host the 2024 Games.
With environmentalists warning that the world is on the brink of climate disaster, recycling is a hot topic at the moment.
The newly re-elected head of Russian athletics says reforms are underway, after more revelations of systematic doping.
More than 1000 athletes, including Olympic medalists, are implicated in the McLaren report on Russian state-sponsored doping.
A day after the Rio Paralympics came to a close the Olympic focus has shifted over to Tokyo where preparations for the 2020 edition have already begun.
Hungary’s Olympic athletes received a warm welcome upon their return to Budapest from Rio: with eight gold medals and 15 overall the country finished 12th in the medals…
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.
Sun Yang has gained his second medal at the Rio Olympics on Monday, winning gold in the Olympic men’s 200 metres freestyle.
The Rio 2016 Olympics have only just begun but the drumbeat is already rolling for Tokyo 2020.
Brazil has not had the easiest of run-in as the opening ceremony approaches for the XXXI Olympiad.
Street artists are bringing a whole new meaning to painting the town red in Rio, with striking creations celebrating the Olympics
The opening day of the Rio Olympics was supposed to be a time of celebration, glory and drama.
Faster, Higher, Stronger is the Olympic motto for athletes, but could easily be used for the Rio workers who rushed to finish before the start of the world's biggest multi-sport event.
Euronews goes back in time to look at some of the greatest sporting moments in the history of the Olympic Games.
BERLIN 1936 Jesse Owens spoils Hitler’s parade
The infamous Berlin Olympics of 1936 are most often remembered for two men: Adolf Hitler and Jesse
PARIS 1924 Olympic stars on the rise
By the time the Olympics Games returned to Paris after 24 years, its international appeal had radically
MELBOURNE/STOCKHOLM 1956 “Blood in the Water”
For the first time the Games travelled to the southern hemisphere, or at least most of the Games
BARCELONA 1992 A changed world boycotts Olympic boycotts
Politically, much had changed in the world between 1988 and 1992. The Soviet bloc had