155 runners representing 80 countries splashed around the course
Brazil had lost the Olympic final three times
India swelled with pride on Saturday after badminton champion P.V. Sindhu became the first woman in the country's
Olympic Games complete medals table at the end of day 15 in Rio de Janeiro.
Usain Bolt bid farewell to the Olympics by powering to a record third straight sweep of the sprint medals and a final
Police said a video showed a security official pulling his weapon to restrain a drunk and angry Lochte
Jamaican is aiming at an unprecedented 'treble-treble' in Rio
Only man to win 400m gold twice
'Thorpedo' won the 'Race of the Century' at the 2004 Games
'Baltimore Bullet' came home empty-handed from his first Games at Sydney 2000
Briton became the only endurance sport athlete to win five golds in five consecutive Games
Named male athlete of the century by the IAAF in 1999
Briton was undefeated in all competitions between 1979 and 1987
Hurdler won an astonishing 122 consecutive races from 1977 to 1987
America's Louganis dominated his sport in the 1980s when he won two gold medals at Los Angeles in 1984 and defended
Romanian gymnast achieved it seven times when she was just 14
A Boxing Illustrated poll selected him as the greatest Olympic boxer of all time.
American seven gold medals at the same Games
Her record of 18 Olympic medals stood for nearly half a century
First woman to defend an Olympic swimming title
World Boxing Council named him the best amateur and professional fighter of all time
Czech distance great was known for his ungainly running style
A man recently freed from prison in Alabama is accused of abducting a woman whose dramatic escape from her car trunk
Safari park visitors in Mexico, were terrified when a lioness leaped at them with no fence between them.
A video shot near Depoe Bay, Oregon shows the beautiful moment when a large grey whale surfaced up for air.
A group of baggage handlers have been filmed dragging the cases off a plane and then lobbing the delicate luggage
Baby monitor catches a couple’s twin toddlers hilariously playing after bedtime.
WARNING, GRAPHIC FOOTAGE A four metre python who swallowed an entire antelope, decided to abandon its dinner on a farm