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Rio Olympics fallout: Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged over false robbery claim

Rio Olympics fallout: Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged over false robbery claim

Top sponsors such as Speedo and Ralph Lauren abandoned Lochte this week.

Vladimir Putin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane

Vladimir Putin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane

The ban was confirmed Tuesday when the Court of Arbitration of Sport rejected a Russian appeal.

Michael Phelps ruled Twitter during Rio Olympics 2016

Michael Phelps ruled Twitter during Rio Olympics 2016

During the Olympics, over 187 million tweets were sent which led to 75 billion impressions (views on and off Twitter) of tweets, the company said on Wednesday.

Rio Olympics inspired mural sets new Guinness World Record

To accomplish the mural, it took 180 buckets of acrylic paint and 2,800 cans of spray paint as well as seven hydraulic lifts, Guinness World Records said in a statement.

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Summer Olympics

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Summer Olympics

It will be the second time the Summer Olympics are held in the Japanese capital, which previously hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Brazil police say IOC's Patrick Hickey discussed illegal ticket sales

Brazil police say IOC's Patrick Hickey discussed illegal ticket sales

Police told a news conference in Rio de Janeiro that they were also investigating bank documents for evidence of money laundering linked to the illegal ticketing ring.

India to participate at Rio 2016 Footvolley World Tournament

India to participate at Rio 2016 Footvolley World Tournament

The tournament will be held from tomorrow till August 28 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio Olympics fallout: Sports Ministry sets up inquiry to probe apathy in OP Jaisha's case

Rio Olympics fallout: Sports Ministry sets up inquiry to probe apathy in OP Jaisha's case

Jaisha, after returning from Brazil, claimed that officials from all other countries provided refreshments to their runners at designated points set up every 2.5 km.

DISGUSTING! Man booked after objectionable post against Sakshi Malik, her religion on FB

DISGUSTING! Man booked after objectionable post against Sakshi Malik, her religion on FB

Nadeem Nambardar made some objectionable comments against the Olympic bronze medallist and her religion.

Tokyo prepares for 2020 Olympics, facing rising costs and new sports

Tokyo prepares for 2020 Olympics, facing rising costs and new sports

The next three Olympics are in Asian countries that have already held games: Tokyo's Summer Games in 2020, sandwiched between Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018 and in Beijing in 2022.

Rio Olympics: Pele congratulates Brazil on football gold

Rio Olympics: Pele congratulates Brazil on football gold

The Brazilian legend, who declined a request to participate in the Rio 2016 opening ceremony due to ill health, also praised organisers for a successful Games.

Rio Olympics 2016: Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu shine for India; USA top tally with 121 medals

Rio Olympics 2016: Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu shine for India; USA top tally with 121 medals

At a time when it looked like that India could come back home empty-handed, Sakshi, who hails from Rohtak, brought smiles back home as she became the first Indian female wrestler to clinch a medal at the mega event.

Rio Diary: Blood, sweat and tears at Rio Summer 2016

Rio Diary: Blood, sweat and tears at Rio Summer 2016

Instead of climbing the podium she was stretchered to intensive care with heavy concussion and three cracked vertebrae.

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva earns IOC spot despite opposition

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva earns IOC spot despite opposition

Isinbayeva received 45 votes in favour and 23 against with two IOC members abstaining as she was confirmed a member of the Olympic body,

Rio Olympics 2016: Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa in `death` protest

Rio Olympics 2016: Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa in `death` protest

"I have relatives in prison back home," he said.

Mongolian weightlifter Chagnaadorj Usukhbayar tests positive for testosterone in Olympics 2016

Mongolian weightlifter Chagnaadorj Usukhbayar tests positive for testosterone in Olympics 2016

"In total, the CAS... dealt with seven doping cases," it said in a statement.

Girl power to the fore: PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik save India from drawing a blank in Rio Games

Girl power to the fore: PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik save India from drawing a blank in Rio Games

Three unassuming women became the redeemers for India at the Rio Olympics as the country concluded its campaign with some good, bad and ugly memories.

Olympic 2016 ticket scandal official Patrick Hickey to appear before judge Tuesday

Olympic 2016 ticket scandal official Patrick Hickey to appear before judge Tuesday

The International Olympic Committee leader gave no other details but the 71-year-old Hickey could be formally charged or the judge could order him released on bail.

Rio Olympics 2016: Wrestling bronze medallist Sakshi Malik to be Indian flag bearer at Closing Ceremony

Rio Olympics 2016: Wrestling bronze medallist Sakshi Malik to be Indian flag bearer at Closing Ceremony

The announcement came after India's last medal hope Yogeshwar Dutt lost 0-3 to Ganzorig Mandakhnaran in the qualifying of the 65kg freestyle wrestling.

Rio Olympics 2016: Thanackal Gopi and Kheta Ram clock personal best in marathon

Rio Olympics 2016: Thanackal Gopi and Kheta Ram clock personal best in marathon

The other Indian in the fray Nitendra Singh clocked 2:22:52s to finish at the 84th spot.