Rio Olympics

The bronze medallist says she didn't swim her best in the medley, but was very frank when explaining why
Whether because of racial abuse or an angry fandom, famous people have the same right as all of us not to be abused online
Isaquias Queiroz Dos Santos didn’t just have to train hard to earn Brazil its first medal in an Olympic canoeing event – he had to survive. Now 22, Queiroz has reached the pinnacle of his sport – the Olympics – and made history by becoming Brazil’s first athlete ever to win three medals at an...
It’s nearly the end of the Rio Olympics and local athletes have broken a number of records and given Hong Kong lots of reasons to be proud. Here are some highlights.
South African record breaker Wayde van Niekerk surprised everyone with his victory and his coach.
A snapshot of Lee and North Korea’s Hong Un-jong posing for the selfie quickly went viral on Twitter, with many saying the image is a perfect illustration of the Olympic spirit.
After winning Brazil’s first gold medal of the Rio Olympics, Rafaela Silva took aim at the racism that first threatened to defeat her and then became the thing that spurred her to greatness.
Congolese refugee Popole Misenga won over the Rio Olympic judo arena crowd with a surprise victory, followed by a brave loss to the world champion.
She won Brazil’s first gold medal in the 2016 Olympics, but it wasn’t just a personal triumph, it was a win for the entire nation.