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Court dismisses Ryan Lochte false robbery report case

A Brazilian court has dismissed the criminal case against US swimmer Ryan Lochte, who had been charged with filing a false robbery report during...

Rio police charge US swimmer Lochte with false report of robbery

Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics. A police statement...

Russia fail in appeal to overturn Rio Paralympics ban

Russia has failed in an appeal against its exclusion from the Rio Paralympic Games, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced. The Russian Paralympic...

US swimmer Ryan Lochte loses sponsorship deal after fabricated claim of armed robbery

Ryan Lochte has lost his sponsorship deal with Speedo after his Olympic controversy. The United States swimmer won his 12th Olympic medal during the Rio...

Not Just Your Average Joe! Joe Joyce takes Silver in +91kg Boxing Final

Britain's very own Joe Joyce was awarded silver in a close last match for Britain. He grew up in Earlsfield, London, where he acquired a...

Neymar Jr’s equalizer and penalty takes Brazil to Gold at Rio

Brazil finally had their chance to exact sweet revenge on Germany after winning their first football gold on penalty kicks – clinched by none...

Russian trio disqualified from Beijing Olympics after re-analysis of samples

Russia's appalling doping record continues to bring shame on the country as three more of its athletes were belatedly disqualified from the Beijing Olympics...

Lochte FABRICATES story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio

American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, according to a Brazilian police official. The official told...

British Olympics athlete ‘robbed’ in Rio

Another Team GB athlete has become a victim of crime in Rio during the Olympic Games as incidents continue to mount. The British Olympic Association...

Andy Murray moved to tears after retaining Olympic tennis title

Andy Murray was tired and emotional but victorious after coming through one of the hardest matches of his career to write his name into...

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