The 2013 SCMP Student of the Year – Sportsperson winner Siobhan Haughey made Olympic history for Hong Kong at Rio’s Aquatics centre on Monday.
A teenager trained for this year’s Olympics in the middle of a crowded outdoor pool in Laos, with children splashing around her noisily and others taking swimming lessons.
Russia was barred from taking part in next month’s Rio Paralympics on Sunday, with organisers blasting a “medals over morals mentality”.
For as long as athletes have been battling for gold medals, they have been taking fortifying tonics – some stomach-churning, others downright dangerous – with little concern for their health.
Swimmer tells of pulling boatload of people to safety
Karate, Climbing, Skateboarding, Baseball/Softball and Surfing added to the programme
Pokemon Go became available in Brazil late Wednesday.
While Mongolian women are pretty good at wrestling, they battle gender issues at home, where men refuse to let them in on the games
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Japanese superstar Kohei Uchimura's bid to defend his all-around title and topple men's team holders China, and US teen Simone Biles' quest for women's gold are set to highlight artistic gymnastics at the Rio Games.