The Summer Olympic Games are being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 until August 21. Brazil is the first South American country to host the competition.
Jamaica’s sprinter Usain Bolt has become a 9-time Olympic champion, winning gold in men’s 4x100m relay at the Rio Games.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected the appeal of French swimmer Aurelie Muller who was disqualified from the 10km open water race at the Rio Olympics, CAS said in a statement.
Germany’s women’s football team won an Olympic gold for the first time in Rio.
Russian wrestler Aniuar Geduev won silver in men’s 74kg freestyle at the Rio Olympics.
Russian boxer Vitaly Dunaytsev on Friday won a bronze medal in men's light welter (64kg) competition at 2016 Rio Olympics.
Russian canoeist Ilia Shtokalov will be awarded a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics in men's canoe singles at 1,000 meters (3280 feet) due to the disqualification of the Moldovan canoeist Serghei Tarnovschi, the Russian Canoe Federation (VFGBK) said in a statement.
Russian women's water polo team on Friday beat the Hungarian national team at the ongoing Rio Olympics bringing Russia a bronze medal.
The Russian synchronized swimming team won gold on Friday in team competition finals at 2016 Rio Olympics.
Jamaica’s sprinter Usain Bolt took gold in men’s 200m race, becoming an 8-time Olympic champion.
Russia’s women’s handball team won against Norway in the semifinals at Rio Olympics.
Argentina’s men’s field hockey team won the first Olympic gold, beating Belgium in Rio finals.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will hear a joint appeal lodged by Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan relating to the international federation’s Olympic ban imposed on the countries, the president of the Russian Weightlifting Federation said Thursday.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and sports federations are not fulfilling their responsibilities by allowing Russian athletes to become the target of abuse at the Rio Olympics, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Thursday.
Long jumper Darya Klishina, the only Russian track-and-field athlete admitted to Rio Olympics, said she would continue to train in the United States after the Games.
Russia’s Natalia Vorobieva took silver in women’s freestyle 69kg wrestling at the Rio Olympics.
Male volleyball players of the Russian national team made their way to the semi-finals of the Olympic tournament at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, winning over the Canadian team in the quarter-finals.
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, who won two silver medals in the Rio Olympics, said she does not plan to live in the United States after the current Olympic Games to quiet media rumors.