US women win sixth straight Olympic basketball goldThe dominant U.S. women's basketball team won a sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal in impressive fashion, routing Spain 101-72 on Saturday.
‘Greatest’ Usain Bolt bows out with ninth Olympic goldUsain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a third successive Games when Jamaica successfully defended the…
Mossely becomes France’s first female boxing championEstelle Mossely celebrated her birthday in style by punching her way into the history books as she became the first Frenchwoman to win Olympic boxing gold on Friday.
Usain Bolt takes his ninth olympic gold medalPutting his seal on a glittering atheletics career, Usain Bolt takes his ninth olympic gold medal, in the 100 metre relay.
EYE ON AFRICA
10 years on from Ivory Coast's 'Probo Koala' toxic waste disaster, victims are still waiting for justiceOn tonight's show: Boys as young as 12 are being recruited as child soldiers in South Sudan. A new report by UNICEF says more than 650 children are being trained to kill. A…
US Olympic swimmer Lochte apologises over Rio 'robbery' claimUS Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte on Friday apologised for his role in a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio, saying he should have been more ‘careful and candid’ about the…
Video: French travel agency escorts disabled travellers to Rio OlympicsA French agency has provided tour packages to the 2016 Olympics especially designed for people with disabilities. FRANCE 24 reporters accompanied them as they overcame the…
Wading into the murky waters of white male privilege#SorryNotSorry? Ryan Lochte is in hot water after his claims of robbery in Rio are revealed to be false. The Olympic athlete published a vague apology on social media that's…
US apologises over Lochte 'robbery' fiasco as swimmers leave BrazilUS Olympic authorities apologised to Brazil on Thursday as two US swimmers were allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.
In The Papers
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
'A picture of Syria’s Pain'INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.08.16: Papers around the world publish the photo of a Syrian boy injured in an airstrike in Aleppo. The picture of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh comes…
Bolt wins 200m at Rio, clinching his eighth Olympic goldUsain Bolt won his second gold medal of the Rio Olympics, brushing aside all-comers again in his favourite 200m sprint but failing in his bid to smash his own world record.
Mounting doping cases overshadow final stretch of Rio GamesBronze medallist weightlifter Izzat Artykov on Thursday became the first athlete to be stripped of a Rio Olympics medal, testing positive for drugs as doping moved into the…