Rio 2016 Olympics Athletics

A general view of the IOC Anti-Doping Laboratory based at the Richmond Olympic Oval on February 9, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada
Russian hackers leak confidential files of United States athletes
Tennis 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
Kate Richardson-Walsh of England passes during the Women's preliminary match between England and Wales at Glasgow National Hockey Centre during day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 24, 2014
Kate Richardson-Walsh to carry flag for GB at closing ceremony
Kate Richardson-Walsh, who skippered the women's hockey team to gold on Friday evening, will carry the flag for Great Britain at the closing ceremony of Rio 2016.
Aug 21, 20:16
Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with a 'mobot' pose after winning the final of the men's 5000 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 29, 2015
Great Britain's Mo Farah plans to end track career next year
Mo Farah does not intend to defend his 5,000m and 10,000m titles for a second time at Tokyo 2020, but may take part in the marathon event in four years' time.
Aug 21, 19:15
Team GB's Helen Glover and Heather Stanning pose with their gold medals at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Great Britain finish above China at Rio Olympics
Great Britain finish in second place at the Rio Olympics, with third-placed China unable to overtake Team GB's medal tally with only one more athlete in action.
Aug 21, 16:43
Callum Hawkins of Great Britain leads the U23 Men's Race during the European Cross-Country Championships on December 14, 2014 in Samokov, Bulgaria.
Result: Callum Hawkins finishes ninth in men's Olympic marathon
Callum Hawkins takes ninth place in the men's marathon at Rio 2016, in a race that saw Eliud Kipchoge take control to claim gold for Kenya.
Aug 21, 16:00
Martyn Rooney in action for Team GB on August 12, 2016
Martyn Rooney unhappy with relay disqualification decision
Martyn Rooney insists that teammate Matthew Hudson-Smith was "very badly treated" in the men's 4x400m relay when deemed to have illegally put his foot over the line.
Aug 21, 15:31
South Africa's Caster Semenya silver medalist celebrates after the women's 800m final at the athletics event of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 11, 2012
Result: South Africa's Caster Semenya powers to Olympic women's 800m gold
South Africa's Caster Semenya wins Olympic gold in the women's 800m at Rio, but Great Britain's Lynsey Sharp misses out on a medal after finishing sixth.
Aug 21, 09:21
Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain, Anyika Onuora of Great Britain, Eilidh Child of Great Britain and Seren Bundy-Davies of Great Britain celebrate after winning bronze in the Women's 4x400 Relay Final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Cha
Emily Diamond "proud" of women's 4x400m relay bronze
Great Britain's Emily Diamond reveals her pride after helping to secure a bronze medal in the women's 4x400m Olympic relay at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Aug 21, 03:49
Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain, Anyika Onuora of Great Britain, Eilidh Child of Great Britain and Seren Bundy-Davies of Great Britain celebrate after winning bronze in the Women's 4x400 Relay Final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Cha
Christine Ohuruogu: 'We all worked really hard for bronze'
Great Britain's Christine Ohuruogu talks up the work ethic of her teammates after they earned a bronze in the women's 4x400m relay final at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Aug 21, 03:32
Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates after winning the Mens 3000m Final during day one of the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on July 24, 2015
Mo Farah: 'Victory in 5,000m final shows that London 2012 was not a fluke'
Great Britain's Mo Farah says that his latest gold medal in the men's 5,000m event at the 2016 Olympics proves that his achievements at London 2012 were not flukes.
Aug 21, 02:59
Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain, Anyika Onuora of Great Britain, Eilidh Child of Great Britain and Seren Bundy-Davies of Great Britain celebrate after winning bronze in the Women's 4x400 Relay Final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Cha
Result: Great Britain's women earn bronze in 4x400m relay final
Great Britain claim yet another medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio as Christine Ohuruogu and her teammates score bronze in the women's 4x400m relay final.
Aug 21, 02:39
Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with a 'mobot' pose after winning the final of the men's 5000 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 29, 2015
Result: Mo Farah defends historic 'double-double' with gold in 5,000m final
Great Britain's Mo Farah earns his fourth Olympic title after producing another 'double-double' by claiming gold in the men's 5,000m final in the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Aug 21, 01:57
Charlie Grice of England competes in the Men's 1500 metres heats at Hampden Park during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 1, 2014
Result: Great Britain's Charlie Grice unable to mount medal push in 1500m final
Great Britain's Charlie Grice is unable to mount a medal push in the men's 1500m event in Rio after finishing in 12th place in his first Olympic final showing.
Aug 21, 01:22
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Joe Choong: 'Everything went really well except shooting'
Great Britain's Joe Choong admits that his shooting caused him problems following his ninth-place finish in the modern pentathlon at Rio 2016.
Aug 20, 23:15
Martyn Rooney, Michael Bingham, Conrad Williams and Matthew Hudson-Smith celebrate after winning the Men's 4x400m final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 17, 2014
Team GB disqualified from men's 4x400m relay
Great Britain are disqualified from the men's 4x400m relay final for "taking the baton outside of an exchange zone" in their heat.
Aug 20, 11:02
Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100m on August 14, 2016
Result: Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold with 4 x 100m relay success
Usain Bolt claims his ninth and final Olympic gold medal as Jamaica win the men's 4 x 100m relay final in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 20, 09:43
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Result: Team GB claim bronze in women's 4 x 100m relay
Great Britain claim bronze in the women's 4 x 100m relay final at the Olympic Games as USA power to the gold medal.
Aug 20, 09:31
Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100m on August 14, 2016
Usain Bolt: 'I could have run my last 200m race'
Jamaica's Usain Bolt says that he may have run his last 200m race after winning Olympic gold in the event for the third time.
Aug 19, 03:08
Adam Gemili holds his hands on his head after finishing second in the men's 100m on July 28, 2014
Adam Gemili "heartbroken" after missing out on bronze
Great Britain's Adam Gemili admits that he is "heartbroken" having missed out on a bronze medal in the 200m final by three thousandths of a second.
Aug 19, 03:01
Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100m on August 14, 2016
Result: Usain Bolt wins third 200m gold at Olympic Games
Jamaica's Usain Bolt runs 19.78s to win gold in the men's 200m final at the Olympic Games.
Aug 19, 02:39
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Result: Team GB's Eilidh Doyle eighth in women's 400m hurdles final
Great Britain's Eilidh Doyle can only finish in eighth place in the women's 400m hurdles final as USA's Dalilah Muhammad takes gold.
Aug 19, 02:34
Lynsey Sharp of Scotland celebrates as she wins silver in the Women's 800 metres final at Hampden Park during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 1, 2014
Lynsey Sharp relieved to reach women's 800m final in Rio de Janeiro
Great Britain's Lynsey Sharp admits that she is relieved to have secured a place in the women's 800m final at the Olympic Games.
Aug 19, 01:54
Lynsey Sharp of Scotland celebrates as she wins silver in the Women's 800 metres final at Hampden Park during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 1, 2014
Result: Team GB's Lynsey Sharp secures place in women's 800m final
Great Britain's Lynsey Sharp produces a confident run to reach the women's 800m final at the Olympic Games.
Aug 19, 01:39
Charlie Grice of England competes in the Men's 1500 metres heats at Hampden Park during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 1, 2014
Charlie Grice: 'I redeemed myself in men's 1500m semi-finals'
Great Britain's Charlie Grice feels that he has "redeemed himself" after finishing in fifth place to qualify for the men's 1500m final.
Aug 19, 01:16
Charlie Grice of England competes in the Men's 1500 metres heats at Hampden Park during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 1, 2014
Result: Mixed fortunes for British duo in 1500m semis
Great Britain's Charlie Grice qualifies for the men's 1500m final but Chris O'Hare misses out in the second semi-final.
Aug 19, 01:02
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Result: USA qualify for women's relay final after re-run
USA reach the women's 4 x 100m relay final after being given the chance to re-run their semi-final after a successful appeal.
Aug 19, 00:08
Sophie Hitchon on her way to a Commonwealth bronze in the women's hammer throw on July 28, 2014
Interview: Team GB's hammer bronze medallist Sophie Hitchon
Team GB hammer star Sophie Hitchon speaks to Sports Mole following her historic bronze-medal win at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 18, 17:57
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Result: Ireland's Thomas Barr fourth in 400m hurdles final
Ireland's Thomas Barr finishes in fourth position in the men's 400m hurdles final at the Olympic Games.
Aug 18, 16:09
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Result: Great Britain edge into men's 4 x 100m final
Great Britain are through to the final of the men's 4 x 100m relay despite only finishing in fourth place in their semi-final.
Aug 18, 15:59
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Result: Team GB safely through in women's 4 x 100m relay
Great Britain progress through to the women's 4 x 100m relay final after finishing in second place in their heat.
Aug 18, 15:29
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Justin Gatlin: 'Ankle problem hindered me'
USA's Justin Gatlin says that an ankle injury hindered his performance as he failed to qualify for the men's 200m final.
Aug 18, 03:33
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Cindy Ofili: 'I can only be happy with fourth place'
Great Britain's Cindy Ofili says that she is satisfied with fourth place in the women's 100m hurdles final at the Olympic Games.
Aug 18, 03:24
Dina Asher-Smith celebrates after taking silver in the women's 60m at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in March 2015
Dina Asher-Smith happy with performance in women's 200m final
Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith says that she 'cannot be disappointed" with fifth place in the women's 200m final.
Aug 18, 03:15
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Result: Cindy Ofili edged out for medal in women's 100m hurdles final
Great Britain's Cindy Ofili finishes in fourth place as USA's Brianna Rollins claims gold in the women's 100m hurdles final.
Aug 18, 03:01
England's Jazmin Sawyers competing in the qualification of the women's high jump on July 30, 2014
Result: Tianna Bartoletta wins women's long jump as Jazmin Sawyers finishes in eighth
USA's Tianna Bartoletta wins the women's long jump final as British pair Jazmin Sawyers and Lorraine Ugen miss out on a medal.
Aug 18, 02:53
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson pose with the Jamaican flag after the women's 100m final on August 13, 2016
Result: Elaine Thompson claims sprint double at Olympic Games
Jamaica's Elaine Thompson wins the women's 200m final to complete a sprint-double at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 18, 02:37