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

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

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Kristina Vogel won her first and only gold medal of Rio 2016 as she beat Becky James in two tight races to take Sprint gold, whilst Katy Marchant beat Elis Ligtlee to take the bronze medal....
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

By Noel 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

By Pavitra Ganesan
Despite taking the lead, it was Japan who was the better side, outplaying the Singapore team to seal the bronze....

Rio 2016: Christian Taylor edges out Will Claye for Triple Jump title

Christian Taylor became the first man in 40 years to successfully defend the Olympic Triple Jump title on the fifth day of Athletics action, as he edged out fellow American Will Claye to take the gold medal, in what was the same result as London 2012. In what was a fairly undramatic competition, both Taylor, and Claye set their best marks in the first round and were not threatened, with bronze medalist Dong Bin the only jumper to come that close to them in the standings. As well as his winning leap of 17.86 meters, Taylor also recorded two jumps of 17.77m, though was never close to the world record of Jonathan Edwards, which many expected him to break at Rio 2016. Opening rounds Taylor, who was arguably the favorite coming in, set out a huge challenge to the rest of the field in the opening round, leaping to 17.86m. Whilst Claye didn’t quite...
Rio 2016: Fourth seed Ratchanok Intanon biggest casualty in the round of 16

Rio 2016: Fourth seed Ratchanok Intanon biggest casualty in the round of 16 ByPavitra Ganesan

Two of the top 10 seeds fell as quarterfinals stage is set in the women’s badminton singles event....
Rio 2016: China cruises and Japan pulls an upset to set up gold medal match in Men's Table Tennis

Rio 2016: China cruises and Japan pulls an upset to set up gold medal match in Men's Table Tennis ByAidan Thomas

China continues to dominate, beating South Korea in straight sets, the third straight match they've done so. Japan repaid Germany for the upset they dealt their women's team by upsetting Germany....
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

By Oliver 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

By Pavitra 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

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
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: Wayde Van Niekerk smashes Michael Johnson's World Record en route to 400 meter title

Rio 2016: Wayde Van Niekerk smashes Michael Johnson's World Record en route to 400 meter title ByJohn Lupo

Clocking an incredible time of 44.03 to break the American's 17-year old world record, the South African distanced himself from his rivals in stunning fashion....
Rio 2016: Germany stuns Japan in thrilling battle to advance to the finals

Rio 2016: Germany stuns Japan in thrilling battle to advance to the finals ByPavitra Ganesan

German paddlers put up their best performance to upset the second best team in the world to advance to the gold medal match....
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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