Sports / Olympic News Updates

Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong meets with IOC chief Bach

2016-08-07 09:39

Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong met with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach here on Saturday on the sidelines of the Olympic shooting competitions.

Vietnam gets milestone gold

2016-08-07 09:06

The 41-year-old veteran Hoang Xuan Vinh won the first-ever Olympic gold medal for Vietnam after claiming the men's 10m air pistol event in the 2016 Rio Olympics here on Saturday.

USA trounce China in men's basketball opener

2016-08-07 08:47

China lose to the USA 62:119 in men's basketball preliminary match.

Belgium cyclist Greg wins men's road race at Rio Olympics

2016-08-07 07:43

Belgium cyclist Van Avermaet Greg won the gold of the men's cycling road race of the Rio Olympic Games here on Saturday.

Male boxers welcome no-headguards decision at Rio Olympics

2016-08-07 07:25

Male boxers at the Rio Olympics supported the decision to shed protective headguards for the first time in Olympic competition since Los Angeles 1984 for safety reasons.

China's Sun wins bronze in Olympic fencing warmup

2016-08-07 04:46

China's Sun Yiwen, defeated 15-12 by Boscarelli in the semifinals, shared the bronze medal with Kelley Hurley of the US.

Britain's Peaty sets world record in men's 100m breaststroke

2016-08-07 04:24

Adam Peaty of Britain set a world record of 57.55 seconds in the men's 100m breaststroke heats on Saturday, the first day of the swimming competition of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Hoang Xuan Vinh wins Vietnam first-ever Olympic gold in Rio

2016-08-07 03:36

The 41-year-old veteran Hoang Xuan Vinh won the first-ever Olympic gold medal for Vietnam after claiming the men's 10m air pistol title in the 2016 Rio Olympics on Saturday.

Rio 2016 confirms controlled explosion at road cycling venue

2016-08-07 02:58

The Rio 2016 organizing committee has confirmed a suspicious package was detonated at the Olympic cycle road race venue on Saturday.

Thrasher of US wins Rio Olympics first medal

2016-08-06 22:14

Tears, hugs and fist-pumps – Chinese shooter Yi Siling experienced all three after the women's 10m air rifle final at the 2016 Rio Olympics, like she did four years ago in London.

Vice-Premier Liu greets media ahead of Rio Olympics

2016-08-06 13:19

Vice-Premier Liu Yandong on Friday greeted the representatives of the country's media organizations which converged on Rio to cover the Olympic Games.

Brazilian marathon runner lights Olympic cauldron

2016-08-06 13:07

Brazilian long-distance runner Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima lit the Olympic cauldron in the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Games on Friday.

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