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Olympian sells Rio medal to save boy battling cancer

Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who took silver at the Rio Olympics, says that he auctioned off his medal this week to fund treatment for a three-year-old boy struck with cancer. ...



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  • Russia's Putin awards Margarita

    Russian President Putin awards rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun during a grand ceremony for Russian Olympic medallists returning home from 2016 Rio Olympics at Kremlin in Moscow.

  • Lochte charged over false robbery claim

    The Brazilian authorities have charged US swimming star Ryan Lochte with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics.

  • Lochte loses Speedo, Ralph Lauren endorsements

    Swimwear maker Speedo and luxury retailer Ralph Lauren Corp end their sponsorship contracts with US swimmer Ryan Lochte.

  • samba dance, Multi-colour curtain falls on Rio, colourful closing ceremony

    Multi-colour curtain falls on Rio

    The curtain descended on two weeks of high drama at the Rio Games, marked by the heroics of Olympics legends Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps as Tokyo took up the baton and promised to go one better in 2020.

  • American swimming legend, Michael Phelps


    Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt might have won nine, but by co

  • colorful closing ceremony, rio olympics 2016

    Rio bids a colourful goodbye

    The 31st Olympic Games had started with a great exhibition of music, dance and colours of life. It ended with another one.

  • Rio Records

    Men's individual archery 700 points

  • Awesome Kipchoge, a home triumph and a police raid

    On the last day of the Rio Olympics Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the marathon by more than a minute, Brazil win men's volleyball gold, police raid the Irish Olympic office and a Mongolian coach stages an underwear protest.

  • 'Marvellous' Rio flames out

    The Rio Olympics end in a blaze of colour with an exuberant closing ceremony as Tokyo take up the baton promising to host the best Games yet in 2020.

  • Groundbreaking games for women in Rio

    From the dizzying gymnastics heights of African-American Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik and Brazilian golden girl Rafaela Silva in judo -- Rio proves a groundbreaking Games for women.

  • Seniors rule in USA's run to basketball gold

    On a team of mostly first-time young Olympians, veterans Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant steal the show as the USA win its third straight gold medal.

  • 'Only football counts'

    Brazil won the entire Olympics -- or so it felt for fans dancing in the streets after Neymar fired the winning penalty for football gold.

  • 'Good-time' Indian officials under fire for Rio flop

    As Olympic under-achievers India head home from Rio having failed to win a gold medal, its gate-crashing, selfie-taking officials have been accused of failing to help its athletes taste success.

  • Redemption Maracana

    For the last 66 years, Maracana had been the name of the biggest tragedy of Brazilian football. Despite its rich history, the spiritual home of football was best known worldwide for one of Brazil's most painful defeats, a 2-1 reverse against Uruguay in the final of the 1950 World Cup.

  • Mo Farah

    'Winning never gets old'

    Britain's Mo Farah warned he aims to keep winning after becoming the first man in 40 years to retain the two Olympic distance crowns.


    I have fulfilled my dream and to have fulfilled it in my home country makes me very proud.

  • Beitia leaps to first-ever glory

    Spaniard Ruth Beitia leaped into the Rio night to win Spain's first Olympic gold medal in women's athletics and claim her first global outdoor high jump crown at the age of 37 on Saturday.

  • Centrowitz blazes to win in 1,500m

    Matthew Centrowitz produced a stunning gun-to-tape 1500m run on Saturday to claim the United States' first gold in the event since 1908.

  • China win v'ball gold

    China won their third Olympic Games women's volleyball gold on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Serbia in the final. China also won gold in 1984 and 2004 while they were runners-up to Cuba in 1996.



  • Kipchoge wins marathon

    Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge won the men's Olympic marathon with a dominating performance, running alone into the Sambadrome and finishing in two hours, eight minutes and 44 seconds on Sunday.

  • Mamun gives Bangladesh some solace

    Margarita Mamun, a Russian gymnast of Bangladeshi origin, has won gold in women's individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics event at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Arena on Saturday.

  • 'A win for two countries'

    Bangladeshi descent Russian world number one rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun wins gold in the women's individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics event at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Arena.

  • Usain Bolt, Rio Olympic Games,

    'I am the greatest'

    "There you go, I am the greatest," announced Usain Bolt emphatically as the Jamaican drew the curtains on his incredible

  • Mighty Mo seals distance double

    Britain's Mo Farah completes a historic Olympic distance double double with victory in the 5,000m as American runner Matt Centrowitz scores an upset win to claim gold in the 1,500m.

  • Neymar's nerves of steel hand Brazil first gold

    Brazil superstar Neymar strikes the winning penalty as the hosts claim a first ever Olympic football gold medal before announcing his intention to step down as captain of the national team.

  • Record sixth gold for Felix

    Allyson Felix clinches a record sixth career Olympic gold as the United States win the 4x400m relay for a sixth straight Games.

  • new pole vault queen, Ekaterini Stefanidi, Olympic pole vault, Rio Olympics 2016

    Stefanidi new pole vault queen

    Greece's Ekaterini Stefanidi won the Olympic pole vault on Friday and her country's first athletics gold since the 2004 Athens

  • Germany edge Sweden, womens football, Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    Germany edge Sweden

    Germany handed departing coach Silvia Neid the perfect send off by claiming women's football Olympic gold for the first time

  • Quotes of the day

    We bought the land in 2014, in the year 2015 we build the house and in the year 2016 we've painted the house.