Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil win first football gold, Chen Long defeats Lee Chong Wei

2016 Rio Olympics - Soccer - Final - Men's Football Tournament Gold Medal Match Brazil vs Germany - Maracana - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 20/08/2016. Neymar (BRA) of Brazil celebrates with goalkeeper Weverton (BRA) of Brazil after they won the penalty shootout and the gold medal. REUTERS

Neymar scored the winning penalty for Brazil that gave the hosts their first ever Olympic football gold medal. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Soccer - Final - Men's Football Tournament Gold Medal Match Brazil vs Germany - Maracana - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 20/08/2016. Neymar (BRA) of Brazil celebrates scoring their first goal. REUTERS

Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring their first goal. The 5-4 shoot-out win exacted revenge for a humiliating 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to Germany two years ago. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Badminton - Men's Singles - Gold Medal Match - Riocentro - Pavilion 4 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 20/08/2016. Chen Long (CHN) of China kneels on the court as he celebrates after winning his match against Chong Wei Lee (MAS) of Malaysia. REUTERS

Chen Long of China reacts after winning the gold medal match against Malaysian Lee Chong Wei. He won the clash 21-18, 21-18. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Badminton - Men's Singles - Bronze Medal Match - Riocentro - Pavilion 4 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 20/08/2016. Viktor Axelsen (DEN) of Denmark celebrates winning his match against Lin Dan (CHN) of China. REUTERS

Viktor Axelsen of Denmark celebrates winning his bronze medal match against Lin Dan of China at Rio Olympics. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Final - Men's 5000m Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 20/08/2016. Mo Farah (GBR) of Britain poses after winning the gold. REUTERS

Great Britain's Mo Farah became only the second man to retain both Olympic track long distance titles, when he produced an utterly dominant performance to add the 5,000 metres gold to the 10,000m he collected a week ago. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Final - Women's 800m Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil- 20/08/2016. Caster Semenya (RSA) of South Africa celebrates after winning the race REUTERS

Caster Semenya of South Africa won her first Olympic gold in Women's 800m Final with a personal best of 1 minute, 55.28 seconds, a national record and one of the top 20 times ever in the two-lap race. Reuters


Published Date: Aug 21, 2016 02:35 pm | Updated Date: Aug 22, 2016 06:00 pm