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Gold proves I`m no monkey, says favela star Rafaela Silva

Gold proves I`m no monkey, says favela star Rafaela Silva

Four years ago, Silva was the victim of sickening racist abuse on social media after she was disqualified from the London Games for a borderline illegal leg-grab.

Taiwanese weightlifter Hsu Shu-ching demands London gold after Rio win

Taiwanese weightlifter Hsu Shu-ching demands London gold after Rio win

Hsu pipped Chinese favourite Li Yajun to first place in the women`s 53kg class, four years after she was undone by Kazakh lifter Zulfiya Chinshanlo who later failed a doping test.

Kenya's Edna​ Kiplagat eyes marathon gold at Rio Olympics

Kenya's Edna​ Kiplagat eyes marathon gold at Rio Olympics

Edna Kiplagat is seeking to win that elusive gold missing in her collection, the Olympic marathon title.