Rio 2016

Is Tokyo 2020 back on track? Ticket prices and new sports
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears in Rio as the Olympic baton is passed on for 2020
In Review

Is Tokyo 2020 back on track? Ticket prices and new sports

Venues are taking shape, as freestyle BMX, skateboarding and sport climbing are set to make their Olympic debut
23 Apr 2018
Brazilian Olympic chief arrested on corruption charges
Carlos Nuzman (centre) with former Brazilian President Luiz da Silva (left) and football legend Pele (right)
In Brief

Brazilian Olympic chief arrested on corruption charges

Rio 2016 boss accused of bribing African jurors during the bidding process
6 Oct 2017
Russia World Cup could be under threat over doping claims
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In Depth

Russia World Cup could be under threat over doping claims

Fifa urged to act over allegations 2014 squad may have been guilty of drugs offences
26 Jun 2017
Phelps 'never raced against international clean field'
Michael Phelps
In Brief

Phelps 'never raced against international clean field'

Olympic swimming hero calls on US to do more to improve anti-doping measures in sport
1 Mar 2017
Farah hits back after more claims against coach Salazar
Mo Farah
In Depth

Farah hits back after more claims against coach Salazar

British Olympic champion insists he's clean and attacks Sunday Times, but he should learn from Bradley Wiggins
27 Feb 2017
Rio's Olympic stadiums left in disrepair
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In Depth

Rio's Olympic stadiums left in disrepair

Iconic Maracana football stadium abandoned and vandalised, while murky water fills the aquatics centre
14 Feb 2017
Team GB sprinters 'lucky to be alive' after motorbike crash
James Ellington
In Brief

Team GB sprinters 'lucky to be alive' after motorbike crash

The careers of James Ellington and Nigel Levine could be over after the pair were badly hurt in Tenerife
19 Jan 2017

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London 2012 'corrupted on unprecedented scale' by doping
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In Depth

London 2012 'corrupted on unprecedented scale' by doping

Second part of McLaren report provides 'incontrovertible' proof of Russia's state-sponsored conspiracy
9 Dec 2016
Can anyone beat odds-on favourite Andy Murray to SPOTY?
Andy Murray
In Depth

Can anyone beat odds-on favourite Andy Murray to SPOTY?

The shortlist of 16 is dominated by stars of Team GB after this summers Olympics and Paralympics, with Murray clear favourite
29 Nov 2016
Blaggers gatecrash Team GB Olympic celebrations - video
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In Brief

Blaggers gatecrash Team GB Olympic celebrations - video

Gold medallists joined by two uninvited guests as Manchester and London pay tribute to the stars of Rio
18 Oct 2016
Jessica Ennis-Hill: Her athletics career in pictures
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In Depth

Jessica Ennis-Hill: Her athletics career in pictures

Tributes flood in to 2012 London Olympic heptathlon champion as she announces her retirement
13 Oct 2016
Wada hacking scandal: What are therapeutic use exemptions?
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In Depth

Wada hacking scandal: What are therapeutic use exemptions?

Release of confidential medical records has raised questions about the legitimate use of banned substances
15 Sep 2016
Gold for Storey as ParalympicsGB surpass London 2012 haul
Sarah Storey
In Brief

Gold for Storey as ParalympicsGB surpass London 2012 haul

Cyclist wins team's 35th gold of the Rio Paralympics in the time trial and takes her overall tally to 13
14 Sep 2016
Rio 2016 Paralympics: Opening ceremony lifts the gloom
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In Depth

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Opening ceremony lifts the gloom

President booed and Belarus athlete makes Russia protests, but vibrant spectacle still captures the imagination
8 Sep 2016
Rio 2016 Paralympics opening ceremony - in pictures
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In Brief

Rio 2016 Paralympics opening ceremony - in pictures

Highlights from the dazzling opening ceremony of the Paralympics in Rio
8 Sep 2016
Rio 2016: Classification row is another blow to Paralympics
Brittany Woodward
In Depth

Rio 2016: Classification row is another blow to Paralympics

Team GB sprinter quits Games in protest amid accusations of 'intentional misrepresentation' of disabilities in some sports
5 Sep 2016
Olympian sells Rio medal to help boy with cancer
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In Brief

Olympian sells Rio medal to help boy with cancer

Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski auctions his silver medal to fund specialist treatment
26 Aug 2016
Team GB hopes to do even better at Tokyo 2020
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In Depth

Team GB hopes to do even better at Tokyo 2020

What are the main challenges for UK Sport if it is to maintain our sporting 'superpower' status?
24 Aug 2016
How the National Lottery turned Team GB into world-beaters
Bradley Wiggins
In Depth

How the National Lottery turned Team GB into world-beaters

Public money has transformed the 'dedicated amateurs' of Atlanta into an ultra-professional outfit
23 Aug 2016
Olympics 2016: Heroes of Team GB return triumphant from Rio
Gold medalists of Team GB pose for a selfie
In Brief

Olympics 2016: Heroes of Team GB return triumphant from Rio

Selfies with the captain to a rendition of God Save the Queen - British Olympians enjoy their flight back to UK
23 Aug 2016
Olympic medal table: Team GB comes second – who won what?
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In Depth

Olympic medal table: Team GB comes second – who won what?

UK sports celebrated its best overseas Games yet and beat their 2012 total. Here are the men and women who did us proud
22 Aug 2016
Olympics 2016 diary: Team GB finish second in medal table
Mo Farah
In Depth

Olympics 2016 diary: Team GB finish second in medal table

Three more golds on the final weekend of action keep Team GB in second place above China in the Rio medals table
22 Aug 2016
Olympics 2016: Latest news and today's key events and times
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In Depth

Olympics 2016: Latest news and today's key events and times

Daily guide featuring everything from the stars of Team GB to the rules of water polo and the Olympic cycling schedule
19 Aug 2016
Olympics 2016: Weightlifters have the best celebrations
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In Depth

Olympics 2016: Weightlifters have the best celebrations

Forget the Mobot and Lightning Bolt, the strongmen and women of the Rio Games have all the moves
19 Aug 2016
Olympics 2016 virals: TV star in coma, hockey beats football
Charlie Webster
In Depth

Olympics 2016 virals: TV star in coma, hockey beats football

Charlie Webster 'fighting for her life' in Rio, while Ellen DeGeneres gets caught up in Usain Bolt racism row
18 Aug 2016
Laura Trott and Jason Kenny: Perfectly ordinary Olympians
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In Depth

Laura Trott and Jason Kenny: Perfectly ordinary Olympians

The story behind Team GB's golden couple is one of meticulous planning and dedication rather than glamour and drama
17 Aug 2016
Usain Bolt: A 'modern Muhammad Ali' who has saved athletics
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In Depth

Usain Bolt: A 'modern Muhammad Ali' who has saved athletics

Jamaican superstar has a mixture of talent and charisma that no-one else can rival in a sport that is in crisis
15 Aug 2016
Why planning the Olympics is time well spent
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In Depth

Why planning the Olympics is time well spent

Rio’s stopwatches, sensors and scoreboards have taken Omega's Alain Zobrist and his team three long years to perfect
10 Aug 2016
Sun Yang: China vs Australia Olympic doping row gets nasty
Sun Yang of China and Mack Horton of Australia
In Brief

Sun Yang: China vs Australia Olympic doping row gets nasty

Chinese newspaper hits out at 'smug Aussie' Mack Horton after he calls swimmer Sun Yang a 'drugs cheat'
9 Aug 2016
'No fishing in the toilets' at Rio Olympics 2016
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In Brief

'No fishing in the toilets' at Rio Olympics 2016

US basketball player reveals some unusual signs at the Games - and other tall tales
9 Aug 2016
Five things you didn't know about Adam Peaty
Adam Peaty
In Depth

Five things you didn't know about Adam Peaty

Olympic gold medallist and world record-holder was once scared of water and has an 'adorable' nan
8 Aug 2016
Olympic opening ceremony: Watch out for Trump and Gisele
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Daily Briefing

Olympic opening ceremony: Watch out for Trump and Gisele

The Games are finally here, but what can we expect from a cut-price opening ceremony in Rio?
5 Aug 2016
Obscure Olympic sports: Water polo to Greco-Roman wrestling
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Daily Briefing

Obscure Olympic sports: Water polo to Greco-Roman wrestling

A quick refresher course for people who only tune in to handball and the modern pentathlon once every four years
5 Aug 2016
The Italian Olympic team sports Armani in Rio
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In Brief

The Italian Olympic team sports Armani in Rio

Athletic practicality meets European elegance in the designer's stylish sportswear collection, which will be worn throughout the 2016 Games
5 Aug 2016
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