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  • News | RIO 2016

    Men’s freestyle wrestling golds in Rio shared evenly

    The six men’s freestyle wrestling gold medals on offer at Rio 2016 were shared between athletes from Georgia, Turkey, Iran, the USA and Russia.
    01 Nov 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Wrestling, Wrestling Freestyle
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    High drama in Rio 2016 road races

    With the glorious Copacabana beach providing the backdrop, Belgium’s Greg van Avermaet and Anne van der Breggen of the Netherlands secured victory in the men’s and women’s road races, treating fans to some heart-stopping action.
    13 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Cycling Road
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    Judo casts a spell at Rio 2016

    Serving up historic firsts for Kosovo and the Czech Republic, an emotional win for Brazil, Japan’s return to the limelight and a second gold for a French legend, the Rio 2016 judo competition had it all.
    06 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo
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    Rio 2016 men’s boxing competition produces a 10-star spectacle

    Day after day, crowds filled the stands and lapped up the high quality content on offer at Riocentro Pavilion 6, as boxers from Uzbekistan, Cuba and France shone in the men’s boxing competitions.
    03 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing
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    Rio 2016 produces three worthy women’s boxing champions

    The women’s boxing competition at Rio 2016 served up an exhilarating array of action across three weight categories. Great Britain’s Nicola Adams and Claressa Shields of the USA retained the flyweight and middleweight titles they won in London in 2012, while France’s Estelle Mossely gave her country a maiden boxing gold in the lightweight category.
    27 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing, United States of America, SHIELDS, Claressa, Great Britain, ADAMS, Nicola, France
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    Brazil and Germany end quest for Olympic football gold

    Spearheaded by their star player, Neymar, Brazil’s men ended their long wait for a coveted Olympic football gold. Meanwhile European heavyweights Germany also clinched their first ever Olympic title in the women’s competition.
    02 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Football
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    The stars of Rio 2016

    Michael Phelps led an all-star cast of multiple medal winners at Rio 2016, with Katie Ledecky, Simone Biles, Usain Bolt, Jason Kenny, Katinka Hosszu, Ryan Murphy and Danuta Kozak also featuring high on the bill, along with a clutch of other distinguished Olympians.
    29 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, PHELPS, Michael
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    Rio 2016 boxing programme ends on a golden high

    The final night of boxing at Riocentro Pavilion 6 produced plenty of drama, emotion and top quality pugilism, as Uzbek boxers, Fazladdin Gaibnazarov and Shakhobidin Zoirov claimed two of the four golds on offer, winning in the men’s light welterweight and flyweight, while Tony Yoka of France took the super-heavyweight crown and Claressa Shields retained her women’s middleweight title.
    21 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing
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    Mossely boxes her way to birthday gold

    French boxer Estelle Mossely enjoyed a 24th birthday to remember at Rio 2016, winning the Olympic lightweight title to give her country a maiden women’s boxing gold.
    19 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing, France
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