Olympics 2016

A new report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) into this summer's Rio Olympics has exposed "serious failings" [...]

28 October 2016
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It's a problem most of us could only dream of having – where does one store one's gold medals from the Olympics? [...]

23 August 2016
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London's sporting strength was on show at this year's Olympics as athletes from the capital contributed more [...]

23 August 2016
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Ahead of this year’s Olympics an assortment of economists, academics, statisticians and pundits used the Games [...]

22 August 2016
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Britain's triumphant athletes look set to be handed a range of honours in the new year, after Downing Street confirmed [...]

22 August 2016
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Forget the gold medal winning moments of the Rio Olympics, the most surprising moment came at its closing ceremony [...]

22 August 2016
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American swimmer Ryan Lochte arrived in Rio de Janeiro with ambitions to return home with a fresh set of Olympic [...]

20 August 2016
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A record medal haul for British athletes at the Rio Olympics is to be recognised with a parade through the streets [...]

20 August 2016
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ITV is switching off for the first time in more than 30 years to encourage Britons to get sporty. [...]

18 August 2016
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All good things must eventually come to an end. Team GB has enjoyed a remarkable gold rush at this year's Olympics [...]

18 August 2016
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The United States' Olympic medal winners will return to the homeland having to contend with thousands of new [...]

18 August 2016
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A Team GB athlete has been robbed while returning to their accommodation at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro. [...]

18 August 2016
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The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has suspended a number of judges from the Rio Olympics after a series [...]

17 August 2016
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Usain Bolt’s campaign for a historic “triple triple” enters stage two in the men’s 200m final at 2:30am [...]

17 August 2016
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In 2015, combined attendance across Edinburgh’s festival programme topped 4.5 million people. [...]

17 August 2016
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Ashton Eaton, one of the few track and field superstars yet to make his bow at Rio's Olympic Stadium, will begin [...]

16 August 2016
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The Olympics can teach you as much about economics as sport. So here are 10 fundamental economic lessons to take [...]

16 August 2016
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British cycling hero Mark Cavendish is aiming to end his long wait for an Olympic medal to add to his otherwise [...]

14 August 2016
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Michael Phelps, the most prolific Olympic gold medallist for two millennia, probably doesn’t have to sweat [...]

12 August 2016
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The Rio Olympics could catch fire this weekend when a long list of familiar faces and returning heroes make their [...]

11 August 2016
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Once the epitome of sporting counter culture and the natural home to the mavericks and outsiders of the sports [...]

10 August 2016
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If there is one event at this year's Olympics that host nation Brazil could safely boast of both packed out stadiums [...]

10 August 2016
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Chris Froome could win Team GB their first cycling medal of the games on Wednesday in the men's road time trial [...]

9 August 2016
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Rio 2016 may have be tainted by doping scandals, the threat of the Zika virus, and worries of violence, but if [...]

8 August 2016
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The Olympic Games will no doubt be watched closely by the world's IT staff. They may have a lot riding on it. [...]

5 August 2016
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With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games kicking off today, it seems like an appropriate time to reflect on the London [...]

5 August 2016
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With Rio 2016 just days away, forget the much-disputed economic boost to London and other cities hosting an [...]

4 August 2016
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Set your alarms, make your excuses and say any necessary good byes. Because the Olympics are here, and you have [...]

4 August 2016
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Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has revealed his pride at being selected to be Team GB’s flagbearer for Friday’s [...]

3 August 2016
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Being a great athlete takes a combination of raw talent, luck and a lot of hard work. The stories of how these [...]

3 August 2016
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