Rio Olympic course pleases rowing legend

Legendary British rower Steve Redgrave took to the water at Brazil`s Olympic rowing course, saying he was so impressed with the venue that he may consider coming out of retirement to compete in 2016.

Olympics 2012: Chris Hoy becomes UK’s ‘greatest’ Olympian with sixth gold of Games

Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy won his sixth gold medal in the velodrome with a masterful ride in the men’s Keirin at the London Olympics on Tuesday to stamp his name as Britain’s most successful Olympian, surpassing Sir Steve Redgrave’s haul of five gold medals