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Olympics 2016

Indian runner ‘not given water’ at Rio

FT SPORTS DESK: An Olympic woman marathon runner from India has alleged she was not provided water and energy drinks by Indian officials at designated…

Most memorable moments from Rio Olympics

FT SPORTS DESK: The Rio 2016 Olympics has now come to an end, with team GB bringing back its greatest ever haul of medals, including 27 golds, 23 silvers…

Rio 2016: The good, the bad and the ugly

FT SPORTS DESK: So Rio pulled it off, successfully delivering perhaps the most doubted Olympic Games of the modern era. Worries over terrorism and the…

More sponsors drop US swimmer Ryan Lochte

BBC ONLINE: Four sponsors have dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren. They were followed by…

A new Olympic experience for China

FT SPORTS DESK: As another Olympic Games draws to a close, BBC Chinese’s Yuwen Wu makes a personal journey through China’s Olympics of the last…

Rio Olympics end with Maracana carnival

FT SPORTS DESK: The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo. The colourful ceremony, lasting…

Bangladeshi-born Russian wins gold

FT SPORTS DESK: Bangladeshi descent Russian world number one rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun has won gold in the women’s individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics event at…

Semenya wins 800m gold for South Africa

FT SPORTS DESK: South Africa’s Caster Semenya won Olympic gold in the 800m but Great Britain’s Lynsey Sharp missed out on a medal as she…

French birthday girl makes boxing history

FT SPORTS DESK: Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday in style by punching her way into the history books as she became the first Frenchwoman…