Sports / Olympic News Updates

Champion Lin survives to set up Lee showdown

2016-08-17 22:21

Twice-Olympic champion Lin Dan survived a huge scare against India's Kidambi Srikanth in the men's badminton singles in Rio on Wednesday to set up a blockbuster semi-final with Lee Chong Wei, the man he beat for the gold medal in Beijing and London.

Jamaica's McLeod wins 110m hurdles gold in Rio Olympics

2016-08-17 15:00

Omar McLeod became Jamaica's first Olympic 110m men's hurdles champion, cruising to victory in the final here on Tuesday.

China cheated out of ten Olympic medals since 1968

2016-08-17 14:45

Chinese athletes are among those who suffered the most from doping during the Olympic Games, as they were cheated out of ten medals since 1968 due to competitors doping.

China's synchronized swimming team reveals its talent in tune

2016-08-17 13:02

Chinese synchronized swimming team shows its top-level ability once again and is confident of shaking Russian dominance after Huang Xuechen and Sun Wenyan won a silver medal in duet synchronized swimming at Rio Olympics.

China's volleyballers burst Brazil's bubble at Rio Olympics

2016-08-17 11:28

China's women volleyball team beat Brazil in a five-set battle, dashing the host nation's hopes of winning a third consecutive Olympic gold medal.

Russia retains synchro swimming duet gold at Rio Games; China takes silver

2016-08-17 03:43

Russian pair Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina showed their dominance in duet synchronized swimming as they won the gold in 194.9910 points.

Huang and Sun take synchronized swimming silver

2016-08-17 02:47

China's Huang Xuechen and Sun Wenyan performed a well-executed free routine and got second highest score of 97.0000. They took the silver in 192.3688, adding the technical routine point.

China's Dong Bin wins triple jump bronze

2016-08-17 01:28

China's Dong Bin went home with bronze after jumping 17.58 metres on his first attempt and failing to make a mark for the rest of the competition.

American Taylor leaps to second Olympic gold

2016-08-17 01:06

Christian Taylor of the United States retained his Olympic men's triple jump title on Tuesday by jumping further than anyone else has recorded this season.

China's Cao Yuan makes up for synchronized loss

2016-08-17 06:25

Cao Yuan of China competes in the men's 3m springboard final at the 2016 Rio Olympics August 17, 2016.

Miller dives over line to win women's 400m Olympic gold

2016-08-16 11:10

Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas shocked gold medal favorite Allyson Felix to win a thrilling women's 400m final at the Rio Olympics on Monday.

Kenya's Rudisha retains 800m title

2016-08-16 10:54

Kenya's David Rudisha stormed to victory in the Olympic 800 metres final on Monday, retaining title with a devastating final lap sprint.

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