Rio 2016: Conseslus Kipruto takes 3000-meter Steeplechase gold ahead of Evan Jager

Rio 2016: Conseslus Kipruto takes 3000-meter Steeplechase gold ahead of Evan Jager

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Conseslus Kipruto delivered a dominant final lap to take gold in the Men’s 3000-meters Steeplechase, with Evan Jager edging out Ezekiel Kemboi for the silver medal. However, Kemboi was later disqualified, meaning Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabadd was awarded the bronze medal....
Rio 2016: Women's 200-meter final preview

Rio 2016: Women's 200-meter final preview

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
The penultimate final of today is the Women’s 200-meters, with several of the women in the field capable of taking the title....
Rio 2016: China wins third Table Tennis gold medal as women's team spanks Germany

Rio 2016: China wins third Table Tennis gold medal as women's team spanks Germany

By Aidan Thomas
Germany, looking to wrestle the gold medal away from China, fell quickly in straight sets....

Rio 2016: Kristina Vogel takes Women's Sprint gold ahead of Brits Becky James and Katy Marchant

Kristina Vogel won the second Olympic title of her career as she battled to victory in the Women’s Sprint. On the final night of track cycling action, the German was pushed hard by Becky James, but she edged out two tight victories to take gold and hand the Brit her second silver medal of the games. In the battle for the bronze medal, Katy Marchant, a former junior athlete, took just two races to see off Elis Ligtlee, the champion in the Keirin event, to finish in third place. Bronze playoff It was Marchant who had control at the start of the Sprint, leading Ligtlee through slowly the first few stages. However, with one and a half laps to go, the Brit attacked and, despite what looked like a brief comeback by the Dutchwoman, eased to victory and put herself in the lead. Ligtlee was in the better position for the second race and she...
Rio 2016: Simone Biles, Aly Raisman go 1-2 in floor exercise final

Rio 2016: Simone Biles, Aly Raisman go 1-2 in floor exercise final ByNoel John Alberto

The United States women's gymnastics team finish off their Olympics with two more medals as Biles notches her fourth gold and fifth medal overall while Raisman notched a second silver and her third medal overall....
Rio 2016: Japan comes from behind to capture the bronze in women’s table tennis team event

Rio 2016: Japan comes from behind to capture the bronze in women’s table tennis team event ByPavitra Ganesan

Despite taking the lead, it was Japan who was the better side, outplaying the Singapore team to seal the bronze....
What's the Score? The Sports News Quiz #29

What's the Score? The Sports News Quiz #29

By Baxter Colburn
We play games about this week's notable quotes, Olympic sports, and things you find out Bing, yes seriously....
Rio 2016: Simone Biles hangs on for bronze, Laurie Hernandez wins silver on balance beam

Rio 2016: Simone Biles hangs on for bronze, Laurie Hernandez wins silver on balance beam

By Chris Robbins
Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez of Team USA were two of the top competitors, and proved it with the two top medals....
Rio 2016: Elaine Thompson, Dafne Schippers safely through 200-meter heats

Rio 2016: Elaine Thompson, Dafne Schippers safely through 200-meter heats

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
The first action on the track today saw the heats of the Women’s 200-meters, with the likes of Dafne Schippers and Elaine Thompson safely making it through....
Rio 2016: Ruth Jebet takes Women's 3000m Steeplechase title; Emma Coburn gets bronze

Rio 2016: Ruth Jebet takes Women's 3000m Steeplechase title; Emma Coburn gets bronze ByOliver Dickson Jefford

Ruth Jebet narrowly missed out on the World Record as she won the Women’s 3000m Steeplechase, ahead of Hyvin Jepkemoi and America’s Emma Coburn....
Rio 2016: China cruise to the finals with emphatic victory over Singapore

Rio 2016: China cruise to the finals with emphatic victory over Singapore ByPavitra Ganesan

It was always going to be an uphill task for Singapore against the strong Chinese team and it turned out to be just the case as China cruised to the finals....
Rio 2016: Men's 800-meter final preview

Rio 2016: Men's 800-meter final preview

The final of the Men’s 800-meters takes place this evening, with David Rudisha looking to defend the title he impressively won in London four years ago....
Rio 2016: Usain Bolt wins 100m again

Rio 2016: Usain Bolt wins 100m again

Seemingly oblivious to his injury, Usain Bolt won the 100m track final in 9.81 seconds, with Justin Gatlin coming in second at 9.89 seconds, and the Canadian Andre De Grasse...
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