RIO DE JANEIRO: The Brazilian authorities have charged US swimming star Ryan Lochte with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics, police said Thursday.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Television sports presenter Charlie Webster has been admitted to a hospital after contracting a “severe” infection after completing a 3,000 mile charity cycle ride to the Olympic Games.
RIO DE JANEIRO: David Rudisha sealed a historic Olympic 800m double as Shaunae Miller's audacious dive and Thiago Braz's pole vault gold for Brazil lit up a wet Monday night in Rio.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby has been sent home from the Rio Olympics after refusing to shake the hand of Israeli Or Sasson following the end of their bout, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday.
RIO DE JANEIRO: A classic Michael Phelps performance ended the swimming legend's career with 23 Olympic gold medals before handing over the Rio Games centre stage to Usain Bolt.
BEIJING: Star US swimmer Michael Phelps has captured headlines in Rio's Olympic pool this week for his astonishing lifetime haul of gold medals, and for the curious red circles on his shoulder.
ISLAMABAD: Two members of the small Pakistani contingent participating at the Rio Olympics have the country's military to thank for much of their training.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: They have the most champions in Olympic boxing history and Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield, Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather all won medals at past Games.
KARACHI, PAKISTAN: When 206 nations march past during the Rio Olympics opening ceremony, a seven-athlete team will represent Pakistan - one fewer than the contingent sent by tiny Atlantic island Bermuda.
MADRID: Rafael Nadal has conceded he is not yet sure that he will be able to represent Spain at the Rio Olympics as his fitness concerns linger.