The Queen described the performance of Team GB, that has earned second place on the medal table, as "outstanding" and "remarkable".Read the full story ›
The first brand to end its sponsorship, Speedo, said it could not condone Ryan Lochte's behaviour.Read the full story ›
The athletes who helped deliver stunning medal success at Rio 2016 look set to be honoured as Theresa May paid tribute to Team GB's success.Read the full story ›
From world records to green pools and golden kisses to a captured lightning Bolt, here's a collection of defining moments from the Olympics.Read the full story ›
The usually reserved politician played a memorable part as the computer game icon to mark the formal handover between Olympic host cities.Read the full story ›
The Rio Olympics were brought to an end by a colourful and joyful closing ceremony at the Maracana on Sunday.Read the full story ›
The stand-in president of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) is among those to have his passport seized by police in Rio, Reuters reports citing a police source.
Willie O'Brien temporarily stood in for Patrick Hickey, who has been arrested and detained in Brazil as police investigate an alleged illegal ticketing scam.
But it was reported today that he was among six to have their passports seized as part of the probe, along with three others who have been named as Kevin Kilty, Dermot Henihan and Stephen Martin.
In a statement, the OCI said police had found an allocation of unused Rio 2016 tickets in a raid on their offices in Rio in the early hours of Sunday morning.
It's been a record year for British sport, with Team GB athletes making dozens of historic top-three finishes. Here's what we won.Read the full story ›
Kate Richardson-Walsh has been named Great Britain's flag bearer for the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games.
The Hockey gold medallist made history along with her wife Helen, becoming the first same-sex married couple to win an Olympic gold in the same final, during a historic battle with the Netherlands.
Team GB are guaranteed second place after the US, as China cannot win another gold in the Rio Olympics.Read the full story ›