Lochte loses all major sponsors

US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost all four of his major sponsors on Monday, including Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren Corp, following his apology for an “exaggerated” story about being robbed at gunpoint at the Rio Games.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/8/23 22:53:40

CAS's refusal to reverse ban on Russian Paralympic team "political": Russian Sports Minister

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Tuesday that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) had adopted a "political decision" rejecting Russian appeal on non-admission of the country' s athletes to the Rio Paralympics.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/23 22:38:32

Rio sees off 'marvellous' Olympic Games

After 16 days of sporting excitement, the first ever Olympic Games in South America lowed its curtain in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/22 10:32:58

How IOC presidents rate Olympics

Following are what IOC presidents said about the Olympic Games at closing ceremonies.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/22 9:48:08

Chen caps golden Games for China

Chen Aisen capped a golden Olympic Games for China in diving on Saturday, winning the men’s 10-meter platform for his country’s seventh gold in eight events on the final day of competition.
Soure:AFP: 2016/8/22 7:11:46

Final medal table at Rio Olympic Games

Following is final medal table at Rio Olympic Games after the competitions on Sunday, August 21.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/22 7:09:25

Brazil makes huge return to capture gold in men's volleyball

Brazil finally won their first gold medal in three consecutive finals by beating Italy 3-0 (25-22, 28-26, 26-24) in the men's volleyball tournament of Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracanazinho on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/22 7:07:55

Russia wins fifth straight Olympic gold in rhythmic gymnastics at Rio

Russia won its fifth consecutive Olympic title in the group all-around event in rhythmic gymnastics at Rio Olympic Games on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/22 7:06:20

Chinese athletes switch nationality for opportunities, welfare

It is not uncommon for Chinese athletes to migrate and play for other countries, both for the opportunities it allows them and the quality of life which follows their retirement.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/8/22 6:35:27

Fresh China flag flub in Rio stirs anger

Yet another flawed Chinese national flag was raised at the Rio Games during Saturday's medal ceremony to crown the Chinese women's volleyball team, angering Chinese officials and Net users, who slammed organizers and criticized them for not seriously addressing the issue. A Chinese national flag with incorrectly oriented stars was raised at the ceremony when the Chinese women's volleyball team claimed the top spot on the podium, China Central Television (CCTV) posted on its official Sina Weibo account.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/8/22 6:32:07

At Rio Games, China's new generation values charisma, fun as well as victory

The Chinese public is beaming with pride and joy after the country’s women’s volleyball team won the gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games, a victory reminiscent of the country’s past when national pride was closely linked to achievements in international sports.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/8/22 6:27:21

Fiji 7s team receive hero’s welcome

Fiji's gold medal-­winning rugby sevens team received a tumultuous heroes' welcome when they returned home from Rio Sunday to launch two days of celebrations.
Soure:AFP: 2016/8/22 0:48:39

Lochte apologizes to Brazil on national TV over ‘exaggerated’ story

US gold medalist Ryan Lochte admitted to Brazil’s largest broadcaster Saturday night that he had exaggerated his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio – but insisted he did not lie.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/8/22 0:43:40

US win women’s hoops gold

Staking its claim to rank among the greatest women’s basketball teams ever assembled, the US captured a sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal and eighth in nine tries on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/8/22 0:43:39

South Africa’s Semenya takes 800m gold in personal best 1:55.28

Caster Semenya won the 800 meters final in a personal best time of 1:55.28 on Saturday, claiming her first Olympic gold medal and using her podium platform to call for unity in sport.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/8/22 0:38:40

China take 3rd volleyball gold medal

China’s young women’s volleyball team overcame a surging Serbian side on Saturday in four sets to take their country’s third Olympic gold medal in the sport. Serbia was competing for the first time for an Olympic medal and had beaten China in the preliminary round, but the Asian powerhouse prevailed in the final by 19-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-23.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/8/22 0:33:39

Neymar mans up to shake Brazil’s Olympic hoodoo

So the Rio Games draws to a close and the question has to be asked: Was it worth it? In short, yes. If Brazil could have only asked for one medal at this Olympics then it would have been the men's soccer crown and they end the fortnight with their 18 players wearing it around their necks.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/8/22 0:03:39

Unprecedented solo rerun by US women’s relay team against Olympic spirit of fairness

Although the US women’s 4x100 meter relay team won a gold medal in Rio Friday, its victory is not without controversy.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/8/21 19:38:39