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'Carnival-like atmosphere' as French Olympians return to presidential welcome2016-08-23 21:27 EN NW GRAB ELLIOT 22H
Team France returns from Rio Olympics to a presidential welcomeFrance’s Olympic team returned home on Tuesday where they received a hero’s welcome at the Elysée presidential palace in Paris after winning a total of 42 medals – 10 of them…
RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS
Russia loses appeal to compete in Rio Paralympics over doping scandalRussia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday.
Rio 2016 Olympics go out with a bangThe Maracana stadium exploded with lights and colors to give South America's first ever olympic games a proper Brazilian sendoff.
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.
Olympics: France wins show jumping gold, Tony Parker bows outIt was a day of mixed emotions for France at the Olympics in Rio on Wednesday as the country won gold in the team show jumping, but said goodbye to one of its top sporting stars…
France wins Olympic gold in men's lightweight double scullsFrench duo Jeremie Azou and Pierre Houin won the Olympics men's lightweight double sculls on Friday.
Fiji wins first-ever Olympic gold while cycling records tumbleThursday proved a night to remember for Fiji as the tiny island nation won its first-ever Olympic gold, while the sixth day of the Rio Games saw world-record breaking cycling…
Parker on song for France in Rio as Japan's Uchimura claims goldThere was high drama on the basketball court and at the Rio Olympics Wednesday with NBA star Tony Parker securing a last-gasp win for France, while in the gymnastics arena…
US daredevil Luke Aikins completes highest skydive without a parachuteA daredevil skydiver on Saturday became the first to jump from a height of 25,000 feet (7,620 meters) without a parachute, landing in a net in southern California, a spokesman…
US daredevil skydives without parachuteLuke Aikins became the first to jump from 25,000 feet without a parachute.
The US daredevil attempting skydive without parachuteHe's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be…