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  • News | RIO 2016

    Bartoletta lands women’s long jump gold

    Experienced Americans Tianna Bartoletta and Brittney Reese took gold and silver in women’s long jump, with European champion Ivana Spanovic completing the podium.
    17 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, United States of America
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 14: New triple for Bolt, Germany at the summit of women’s football

    Relive the superb Olympic day of Friday 19 August in Rio on olympic.org. Usain Bolt competed in his last race at the Games, the 4x100m relay, and achieved a new triple. Wins for Germany in the women’s football, Carolina Marín for Spain in badminton and Cheick Sallah Cissé in taekwondo for Côte d'Ivoire marked amazing firsts; Russia remained undefeated in synchronised swimming; while Mariana Pajón reigned supreme in BMX!
    19 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 12: Kaori Icho’s four out of four; Elaine Thompson is queen of the sprint

    Re-live Wednesday 17 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. Japanese wrestler Kaori Icho claimed a first for women: a fourth consecutive gold medal, remaining undefeated at the Olympic Games! Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson achieved the rare 100m/200m double in women’s athletics, and China won a new table tennis Grand Slam.
    17 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Sprint stars strut their stuff at Rio 2016

    In the men’s sprinting events in Rio, Usain Bolt claimed three more golds to cement his status as the greatest sprinter of all time while South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk broke a 17-year-old world record in the 400m. In the women’s competitions, Bolt’s compatriot Elaine Thompson took a sprint double in the 100m and 200m while Allyson Felix of the USA became the most decorated female athlete of all time.
    27 Oct 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Athletics
  • News | RIO 2016

    Jumping for joy at Rio 2016

    The jumping events at Rio 2016 were a joy to behold, and with many contests going down to the wire, fans inside the Olympic Stadium were continually on the edge of their seats.
    25 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics
  • News | RIO 2016

    US women fastest in relay with fifth gold for Felix

    Allyson Felix became the first woman to collect five athletics gold medals as defending champions the United States won the women’s 4x100m relay.
    19 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, United States of America
  • News | London 2012

    London - Day 14 - Dutch women retain hockey title

    Oussama Mellouli added an open water gold to the bronze he won in the pool, Maris Strombergs maintained his monopoly of the Olympic BMX title, the US women’s 4x100m team set a new world record, while in the men’s 4x400m there was joy for the Bahaman quartet, and the Russian team claimed a fifth consecutive Olympic title in the synchronised swimming...
    10 Aug 2013 | London 2012, Olympic News
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