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Rio Olympics 2016: China's swimmer Chen Xinyi reportedly fails dope test
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Rio Olympics 2016: China's swimmer Chen Xinyi reportedly fails dope test

China's swimmer Chen Xinyi has failed a doping test at the Rio Olympics, Xinhua news agency reported citing the Chinese Swimming Association (CSA).

Rio Olympics 2016, day 6 highlights: Michael Phelps wins 22nd gold, golf returns, Fiji wins rugby
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Rio Olympics 2016, day 6 highlights: Michael Phelps wins 22nd gold, golf returns, Fiji wins rugby

Michael Phelps blew away Ryan Lochte and gymnast Simone Biles won her second gold as the United States took control of the Rio Olympics medals table.

Rio Olympics 2016: Simone Manuel, Penny Oleksiak share 100m freestyle gold in dead heat
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Rio Olympics 2016: Simone Manuel, Penny Oleksiak share 100m freestyle gold in dead heat

Canadian teenager Penny Oleksiak and American Simone Manuel dead-heated for the Olympic gold medal in the women’s 100m freestyle at Rio on Thursday.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps wins 200m individual medley for historic 22nd gold
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps wins 200m individual medley for historic 22nd gold

Michael Phelps seized another slice of Olympic history Thursday with a dominant victory in the 200m individual medley at the Rio Games, his fourth straight in the event.

Rio Olympics 2016, day 5 highlights: Kristin Armstrong, Katie Ledecky, Kazakhstan among big winners
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Rio Olympics 2016, day 5 highlights: Kristin Armstrong, Katie Ledecky, Kazakhstan among big winners

Australia's new teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers won the blue riband Olympic 100m freestyle gold, as golf headed for a controversial return to the Games after 112 years.

Rio Olympics 2016: Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan rushed to hospital with elbow injury
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Rio Olympics 2016: Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan rushed to hospital with elbow injury

Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan was rushed to hospital in agony after appearing to dislocate his elbow during the men's 77kg competition at the Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte enter semis of men's 200m individual medley
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte enter semis of men's 200m individual medley

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte edged closer to an epic last chapter in their long-running rivalry as they booked semi-final berths in the men's 200m individual medley in Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016 medal tally: USA tops table after day 4, China second
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Rio Olympics 2016 medal tally: USA tops table after day 4, China second

United States of America (USA) extended its lead at the top of the Rio Olympics medal tally on day four with 26 medals, followed by China (17) & Hungary (6)

Rio Olympics 2016, day 4 highlights: Michael Phelps' 21st gold, green water, security fears and more
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Rio Olympics 2016, day 4 highlights: Michael Phelps' 21st gold, green water, security fears and more

In an unforgettable display of Olympic power Michael Phelps won two more finals to take his historic all-time record load to 21 golds and entrench his legendary status.

Rio Olympics 2016: USA's Katie Ledecky bags her second gold, with 200m freestyle
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Rio Olympics 2016: USA's Katie Ledecky bags her second gold, with 200m freestyle

United States star Katie Ledecky bagged her second gold medal of the Olympic Games on Tuesday after powering to victory in the women's 200m freestyle.

Rio Olympics 2016: Serena Williams, Garbine Muguruza ousted; Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray advance
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Rio Olympics 2016: Serena Williams, Garbine Muguruza ousted; Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray advance

Tennis at Rio Olympics: Serena Williams' hopes of a fifth Olympic gold medal were crushed by Ukraine's Elina Svitolina, Garbine Muguruza lost to Puerto Rico's Monica Pui, Angelique Kerber and Madison Keys advanced and Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal cruised into the third round in straight sets.

Rio Olympics 2016: Defending champion Serena Williams crashes out after defeat to Elina Svitolina
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Rio Olympics 2016: Defending champion Serena Williams crashes out after defeat to Elina Svitolina

Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine.

Rio Olympics 2016: Serena soldiers on, del Potro advances, Djokovic out of doubles
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Rio Olympics 2016: Serena soldiers on, del Potro advances, Djokovic out of doubles

Defending champion Serena Williams ended a three-match losing streak against France's Alize Cornet, Juan Martin del Potro followed up his shock defeat of Novak Djokovic by downing Portugal's Joao Sousa, Novak Djokovic suffered a second Olympic defeat in the space of 24 hours.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 2 Highlights: Michael Phelps' win, bike crash, broken records
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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 2 Highlights: Michael Phelps' win, bike crash, broken records

A sickening cycling crash caused jitters at the Rio Olympics on Sunday, as swimming superstar Michael Phelps capped an explosive evening of record-breaking

Rio Olympics 2016: Resurgent Juan Martin del Potro stuns top seed Novak Djokovic in first round
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Rio Olympics 2016: Resurgent Juan Martin del Potro stuns top seed Novak Djokovic in first round

Juan Martin Del Potro, the 2009 US Open champion who was pushed to the brink of retirement after undergoing a series of wrist operations, downed the top seed Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/2).

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps clinches 19th gold as US men win 4x100 freestyle
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps clinches 19th gold as US men win 4x100 freestyle

With yet another dazzling performance, Michael Phelps added to his staggering haul Sunday night in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay, giving the United States a lead it never relinquished.

Rio Olympics 2016: Kosovo wins first-ever medal as Majlinda Kelmendi clinches historic gold
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Rio Olympics 2016: Kosovo wins first-ever medal as Majlinda Kelmendi clinches historic gold

Majlinda Kelmendi won Kosovo's first ever Olympic gold medal at its maiden Games on Sunday and the judoka will be thanked for a very long time for helping put her country's name on the international map.

Rio Olympics 2016: Serena and Venus Williams lose first ever doubles match at the Games
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Rio Olympics 2016: Serena and Venus Williams lose first ever doubles match at the Games

Serena and Venus Williams never had lost an Olympic doubles match until Sunday night, going 15-0 and earning three gold medals together.