A general view of the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on the fourth day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil. Various theories claimed that the colour change could be due to the green advertising board, inadequate levels of chlorine and possibly an illegal ... More..
It was the second time that the women's 100 freestyle had ended in such a fashion - the 1984 Los Angeles Games saw a tie between Americans Nancy Hogshead and Carrie Steinseifer in 55.92 seconds. During the 2012...More..
Stepanova, praised by the worldwide athletics body (IAAF) for her courage in stepping forward and revealing details on widespread doping in Russian Federation, is still an active athlete and had attempted to co...More..
Michael Phelps brought down the curtain on his glittering Olympic career when he helped Team USA win 4x100m medley relay gold , taking his personal tally to 23 on Saturday, reports Xinhua. 'I knew ( silver me...More..
Hope you can stick around awhile. The diving pool water also turned an unappealing shade of green on Tuesday during the women's 10m synchronised diving event. The dirty water removed from the green pool will ...More..
The Americans outlasted the upset-minded Aussies 98-88 as Anthony scored a game-high 31 points, 14 in the fourth quarter, and Irving sank 12 of his 19 in the last period. The Australians, with big bodies inside...More..
But is this really it? While Phelps failed to win his 24th Olympic gold medal, he has nothing but praises for Schooling . Two-time gold medalist Ryan Murphy put the Americans out front with a world-rec...More..
African runners have now won two straight Olympic women's marathons after the title was held by runners from Asia and Europe. About five demonstrators were seen climbing over barriers to get onto the course i...More..
Mertesacker wore the armband as one of the few veterans who played against Lens in preseason - and did so for much of last season when Arteta was out injured - and called upon every player in the team to provid...More..
Simones have been dominating the 2016 Olympics thus far, sparking the selfie to end all Olympic selfies. She led a U.S. 1-2 ahead of Aly Raisman with Russia's Aliya Mustafina taking her second straight Games ...More..
Puig also upset recent French Open champion Garbine Muguruza on her road to the singles final in Rio. "I kept repeating it inside myself, 'Yes, I can, yes, I can, yes, I can". Puig's parents, Jose and Astrid,...More..
However, Leicester were awarded a spot-kick seconds into the second half when Gray was brought down by Tom Huddlestone. "We made some mistakes and have to think about where we made them". However, the Nigerian ...More..
The U.S. -based Klishina, 25, had been the sole athlete from Russia's track team to successfully appeal a ban placed on the entire team in November from competing in the Games following a large-scale, state-spo...More..
Wiggins now has eight after his gold in Rio, and it remains to be seen whether he'll attempt to go on to Tokyo in four years in an attempt to claim any more. This medal is not just for the two of us, because ...More..
That previous record had been the 106-run win in Kandy last week. This is the first time Sri Lanka have won the Warne-Muralitharan Trophy since its inception in 2007-08. "After having a quiet first Test, he b...More..
He was part of the first three-way tie for silver in Olympic swimming history, joined on the next-highest step by longtime foes Chad le Clos of South Africa and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary. The most decorated athlet...More..
The semi-finals and final take place tomorrow evening with the final at 5.25am on Monday. While competitions are wrapping in swimming and rowing, they're just heating up in track and field, which will award f...More..
Olympic officials gave up on cleaning the green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center. However, when athletes showed up to the pool on Friday morning to train, the pool water was ...More..
This post originally appeared at The Nation . Five of the 10 athletes grew up in Kenya's vast Kakuma refugee camp before joining a special track and field project. "It will also give a message to all refug...More..