Rio Olympics 2016: 'Selfie-clicking' officials draw flak for India's dire performance

Former athletes were unanimous in their condemnation of callous officials at the Games Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: Games end in blaze of colour, Japan takes the baton

Athletes and officials from around the world attended the event that brought down the curtain on South America's first Olympics Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: Sakshi to be Indian flagbearer at Games closing

Sakshi Malik is the first woman wrestler in India to win an Olympic medal with her bronze in the 58kg freestyle Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: US beat Serbia to win third consecutive basketball gold

Kevin Durant scored 30 points as the US squad cruised to a 15th overall men's basketball gold medal Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil wins men's volleyball gold

After losing the last two finals in Beijing and London, Brazil reclaimed the title as they beat Italy 25-22, 28-26, 26-24 Read Article

Rio police seize passports in raid on Irish Olympics office

The police also confiscated unused Olympic tickets that were meant to be for 'athletes' families and friends' Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: Kenya's Kipchoge triumphs in men's marathon

Kipchoge, who finished the marathon in 2 hours, 8 minutes and 44 seconds, started with a group of a dozen runners that slowly dropped away Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt crashes out of Games after first-round loss

He lost to the Mongolian Ganzorigiina Mandakhnaran whose quarterfinal defeat dashed hopes of a repechage Read Article

Lochte takes 'full responsibility' for vandalising gas station, lying about it

'I overexaggerated that story,' said the American swimmer who told police that he and his teammates were mugged at gunpoint Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: Caster Semenya blitzes race to win 800m gold

The South African has been dogged by several controversies because of her naturally high testosterone levels Read Article

Neymar relinquishes captaincy after leading Brazil to Olympic gold

The Barcelona star has asked national coach Tite to look for another captain as Brazil gears up for World Cup qualifiers Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: Neymar propels Brazil to maiden football gold

Selecao buried the Maracana horror of 2014 World Cup by beating Germany 5-4 on penalties Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: Neymar propels Brazil to maiden football gold

Neymar struck the winning penalty in the 5-4 shoot-out win over Germany, after the final had ended 1-1 at the end of normal and extra-time Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: India's Aditi Ashok finishes 41st in women's golf

The 18-year-old, who turned professional only six months ago, finished the week at seven-over 291 Read Article

Rio Olympics 2016: Britain's Adams first woman to retain Olympic boxing title

Adams, whose gold in London in 2012 made her a media favourite in Britain, won a unanimous points decision over France's Sarah Ourahmoune Read Article