Rio 2016: Brazil scores first Olympic men’s football gold
Brazil have won the Olympic gold in the men's football tournament for the first time in their history. The hosts beat Germany on penalties at the Maracana stadium.
Bolt seals triple-triple
Usain Bolt claims his ninth Olympic gold medal as Jamaica wins the men's 4x100 metre relay in Rio.
Police bust multi-million dollar Olympic ticket scam
Brazilian police have uncovered what they are calling a 'massive' international ticket fraud operation. Irishman Kevin James Mallon, the director of a London-based sports hospitality company, was arrested on Friday.
Serena Williams prepared for Olympic health concerns
Serena Williams says she is ready for the Olympics despite health concerns in Rio, avoids hot political issues back home.
Luxury jet to give athletes sky high recuperation
Russian plane maker Sukhoi to unveil a luxury private jet fit for an Olympic champion in Rio.
Rio relatively calm says city government
Rio de Janeiro's local government says the city is much calmer ahead of the Olympic Games than it was before the 2014 soccer world cup, despite political turmoil.