Life goes on for ‘disappointed’ Bolt after losing medal

Sprinting great Usain Bolt is refusing to dwell on the disappointment of losing his Beijing Olympics 4×100 metres gold medal after his Jamaican team mate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned stimulant. Bolt, who completed a remarkable ‘treble treble’ of 100m, 200m and 4x100m Olympic titles at the 2016 Rio Games, had his 2008…

Rio 2016: Bolt does ‘triple triple’

Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented ‘triple triple’ and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio. Bolt, 29, had won the 100m and 200m in Rio and is the only man to win all three sprint events at three Games. He combined with Asafa Powell, Yohan…

Usain Bolt surges past Justin Gatlin to win 100m gold

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt won his third consecutive Olympic gold medal in the 100 metres with a time of 9.81 seconds on Sunday. The win took the sprinter a step closer to his goal of winning a historic “triple-triple” combination of gold in the 100m, 200m and the 4x100m relay in three consecutive Olympics. American Justin…

Reigning champions Mexico knocked out at group stage in Brazil

London 2012 champions Mexico failed to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic men’s football in Rio after losing 1-0 to South Korea. Kwon Chang-hoon’s stunning strike secured the win for the Koreans, who finished top of Group C. Argentina were also knocked out at the group stage after a 1-1 draw with Honduras, but Germany…

Michael Phelps extends his tally to 21 Olympic golds at Rio 2016

USA swimmer Michael Phelps extended his tally to 21 Olympic gold medals as he won individual and team titles on day four at Rio 2016. He comprehensively beat defending champion Chad le Clos in the 200m butterfly before he helped the US win the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay. “That’s a lot of medals,” said Phelps. “It’s just…

Novak Djokovic and Nenad Zimonjic beaten in men’s doubles

Novak Djokovic suffered another Olympics defeat as he and 40-year-old team-mate Nenad Zimonjic exited the men’s doubles in round two. The Serbs lost 6-4 6-4 to Brazilians Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares in Rio. The loss came a day after Djokovic was knocked out of the singles by Argentine Juan Martin del Potro. World number…

Phelps wins 19th Olympic gold in Rio

MICHAEL Phelps won a record 19th Olympic gold medal as the United States clinched the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay title in Rio.The 31-year-old came to Brazil as the most decorated Olympian in history and has now won 23 medals at five Games. He swam the second leg for the USA, who won in a time…