Rio 2016: Japan and Germany join China and Singapore in Women's Team Table Tennis Semifinals

Rio 2016: Japan and Germany join China and Singapore in Women's Team Table Tennis Semifinals

By Aidan Thomas
Japan ended the run of Austria while Germany slipped past Hong Kong....
Rio 2016: Jason Kenny beats fellow Brit Callum Skinner for Men's Sprint gold; bronze goes to Denis Dmitriev

Rio 2016: Jason Kenny beats fellow Brit Callum Skinner for Men's Sprint gold; bronze goes to Denis Dmitriev

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Jason Kenny won his second gold of Rio 2016, beating team-mate Callum Skinner in the Men’s Sprint final....
Rio 2016: Madison Kocian wins Silver, Douglas fails to medal for USA in Uneven Bars final

Rio 2016: Madison Kocian wins Silver, Douglas fails to medal for USA in Uneven Bars final

By Chris Robbins
After a lot of build up between the two Russian finalists and the two American finalists, the results are finally in....

Rio 2016: Briton Max Whitlock claims double gold; Alexander Naddour wins bronze on pommel horse

After the absorbing Team and All-Around events earlier in the week, the individual finals got underway on Sunday in Rio with Great Britain's Max Whitlock dominating the programme. First up in the floor final, Whitlock became Britain's first ever Olympic champion in Gymnastics despite not being a hot favourite, and then just over an hour later, he doubled-up with a victory on his favoured apparatus the Pommel Horse. Whitlock's British teammate Louis Smith took silver on Pommel, with America's Alexander Naddour claiming bronze on an evening where Simone Biles confirmed her third gold of the week after winning on Vault.  Alexander Naddour claimed bronze for USA on the Pommel Horse (image via: getty) Whitlock lays down early marker on floor In the floor final which opened proceedings for Sunday’s competition, Whitlock was only thought of as an outside chance of picking up a medal with the pommel later in the evening where he was expected to...
Rio 2016: Men's 400-meter final preview

Rio 2016: Men's 400-meter final preview ByOliver Dickson Jefford

An interesting Men’s 400-meters final takes place on Monday evening, with the likes of Kirani James, LaShawn Merritt and Wayde Van Niekerk all going for gold....
Rio 2016: Nafissatou Thiam wins hepatathlon; defending champion Ennis-Hill finishes second

Rio 2016: Nafissatou Thiam wins hepatathlon; defending champion Ennis-Hill finishes second ByJohn Lupo

A wrap-up of day two of the heptathlon that saw the Belgian overhaul the defending champion to take the gold medal....
Rio 2016: Mo Farah cements his greatness with 10,000-meter triumph

Rio 2016: Mo Farah cements his greatness with 10,000-meter triumph

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Pre-event favorite Mo Farah cemented his place as one of the greatest distance runners of all time as he battled to victory in the 10,000 meters....
Rio 2016: Gregorio Paltrineri dominates 1500 free as Italy goes 1-3; Connor Jaeger wins silver

Rio 2016: Gregorio Paltrineri dominates 1500 free as Italy goes 1-3; Connor Jaeger wins silver

By Noel John Alberto
It was dominance from the Italian as he threatened the World Record pace from the get-go to win gold....
Rio 2016: Pernille Blume edges out Simone Manuel for gold in the 50 free

Rio 2016: Pernille Blume edges out Simone Manuel for gold in the 50 free

By Noel John Alberto
The Dane edged out Manuel by .02 seconds to give Denmark their first Olympic gold in swimming since 1948....
Rio 2016: Jeff Henderson wins gold in high-quality Long Jump final

Rio 2016: Jeff Henderson wins gold in high-quality Long Jump final ByPathik Gamana

In a thrilling Long Jump final, Jeff Henderson of the USA came away with the gold. Luvo Manyonga took the silver with Greg Rutherford taking the bronze....
Rio 2016: Austria and Great Britain pull upsets in Men's Table Tennis Team Round 1

Rio 2016: Austria and Great Britain pull upsets in Men's Table Tennis Team Round 1 ByAidan Thomas

A day after their women's team pulled a Round 1 upset, the Austrian men's team earned a shocker of their own, while Great Britain was the lowest seed to advance to the quarterfinals....
Rio 2016: Women's Triple Jump final preview

Rio 2016: Women's Triple Jump final preview

The final of the Women’s Triple Jump takes place on Sunday night. Caterine Ibarguen is the favorite for the title, though will have to see off some stiff competition if...
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