Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) - It was gold medal number 22 for US swimming legend Michael Phelps on Thursday in Rio.
On Day 5 of the Rio Olympics, Spain’s Mireia Belmonte won the 200 metres butterfly, making her the first Spanish woman to win an Olympic swimming gold medal. Australian Madeline Groves took silver and Japan’s world champion Natsumi Hoshi won bronze.
Michael Phelps has won his 20th Olympic gold medal in the 200 metres butterfly on Day 4 of the Rio Olympics. Japan’s Masato Sakai took silver with Hungary’s Tamas Kenderesi winning bronze.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) – The German delegation sighed a breath of relief on Tuesday after Michael Jung successfully defended his men’s individual eventing title to deliver his country’s first gold medal of the Rio Olympics.
Australia has became the first Olympic champions in women’s rugby sevens after beating New Zealand 24-17 in the gold medal final.
The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.”
Australia has proved once again that it’s a force to be reckoned with in the pool. Not satisfied with merely retaining the title, the women’s 4×100 metres relay team broke the world record to win gold in Rio.
Britain’s Adam Peaty broke his own world record in the heats of the men’s 100 metres breaststroke at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Saturday.