Russian hackers leak confidential files of United States athletesTennis stars Venus and Serena Williams are among those to have had their personal data leaked by Russian hackers, in a possible revenge attack.
Sep 13, 23:14
Russia to hold 'special competitions' for banned Paralympic athletesRussia will host its own version of the Paralympic Games on home soil following the decision to ban all 267 athletes from Rio 2016, Vladimir Putin announces.
Aug 25, 18:45
Beijing 2008 weightlifting medallists fail doping sample retestsThree Olympic champions from China are among 11 weightlifters who face being stripped of their medals after failing retests of their Beijing 2008 doping samples.
Aug 24, 13:15
Russia lose appeal against exclusion from Paralympics in RioRussia will not compete at the Paralympic Games in Rio after losing an appeal against exclusion following allegations of state-sponsored doping.
Aug 23, 11:03
Anna Vyakhireva: 'Gold means everything for my sporting life'Russian Federation's Anna Vyakhireva reveals her delight after helping to guide her country to their first-ever gold medal in an Olympic women's handball contest.
Aug 21, 00:30
Andrey Arshavin: 'Impossible to succeed in sport without doping'Former Arsenal and Russia footballer Andrey Arshavin claims that some sports are "simply impossible without doping", with "everyone" involved in the activity.
Aug 19, 16:46
Result: Simone Biles wins third Olympic goldUSA's Simone Biles wins the third of her predicted five gold medals with a comfortable triumph on the vault.
Aug 14, 20:34
Russian long jumper Darya Klishina banned from competing in Rio OlympicsDarya Klishina, the only Russian due to compete in the athletics at the Rio Olympics, will no longer be allowed to take part following new, unspecified information.
Aug 13, 22:23
Result: Team GB's Chloe Tutton misses out as Rie Kaneto takes gold in 200m breaststrokeGreat Britain's Chloe Tutton misses out on a medal in the women's 200m breaststroke final by sixth hundredths of a second as Japan's Rie Kaneto takes gold.
Aug 12, 02:24
Result: Simone Biles wins Olympic gold for USA in RioUSA's Simone Biles wins her second gold of the Rio Olympics with victory in the women's all-around gymnastics.
Aug 11, 22:28
Result: Great Britain's Andrew Willis fourth in men's 200m breaststroke finalTeam GB's Andrew Willis finishes in fourth place in a highly-competitive men's 200m breaststroke final which saw all eight competitors finish within a second of each other.
Aug 11, 02:10
Result: Disappointment for Great Britain's Emma Pooley in women's time trialEmma Pooley finishes 14th in the women's time trial at Rio 2016, in a race that saw Kristin Armstrong win gold for the third Games in succession.
Aug 10, 14:07
Result: Simone Biles leads United States to gymnastics gold as Great Britain finish fifthSimone Biles leads the United States women's gymnastics team to Olympic gold at Rio 2016 as Great Britain finish in fifth place.
Aug 9, 23:05
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova hits back at critics after winning Olympic silverRussian swimmer Yulia Efimova slams her critics after she was booed while receiving an Olympic silver medal in Rio.
Aug 9, 11:12
Result: Lilly King edges out Yulia Efimova in women's 100m breaststroke finalAmerican Lilly King edges out controversial Russian Yulia Efimova to win the women's 100m breaststroke final at the Olympic Games.
Aug 9, 03:10
Result: Great Britain miss out on medal as Louis Smith falls off pommelGreat Britain's men narrowly miss out on Olympic bronze as Japan win gold in the men's gymnastics team final at Rio 2016.
Aug 8, 23:03
Russia considering appeal against Paralympics banRussian Paralympic Committee chief Vladimir Lukin stresses that "the vast majority of our sportsmen are absolutely clean" as Russia prepare to appeal against their ban.
Aug 8, 13:41
Result: Kosovo claim first Olympic goldJudoka Majlinda Kelmendi claims Kosovo's first ever gold medal at an Olympic Games.
Aug 8, 00:05
Result: Richard Kruse falls short of bronze in individual foilGreat Britain's Richard Kruse falls just short of winning his country's first medal of the Rio Olympics and first fencing medal for 52 years.
Aug 7, 22:40
Russian athletes banned from Rio ParalympicsThe International Paralympic Committee bans Russia from competing in the 2016 Paralympics.
Aug 7, 17:36