Following the Russian doping scandal involving a state sponsored cheating regime, the World Anti Doping Agency (Wada) recommended the Russian team be (...)

Swiss Olympic cycling champion Fabian Cancellara after receiving his medal in Rio. Photograph: Getty Images

More athletes have had their medical data leaked by a group of Russian cyber terrorists calling themselves ‘the Fancy Bears’. The latest batch – the (...)

Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome are among five British athletes whose medical records with the World Anti-Doping Agency have been leaked by computer hackers. Photograph: PA

British cyclists Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins have said they have nothing to hide after they became the latest athletes to have their medical reco(...)

Russia-based cyber espionage group Tsar Team (APT28) accessed  personal records of Olympic athletes including USA gymnast Simone Biles. Photograph:  Lars Baron/Getty Images

Anti-doping chiefs have condemned computer hackers who claim to have accessed the personal records of Olympic athletes including Serena and Venus Will(...)

 Caster Semenya of South Africa competes during the women’s 800m semi finals. Photograph: EPA

Caster Semenya qualified for the Olympic women’s 800 metres final with supreme ease on Thursday and, barring a catastrophe, appears nailed on for gold(...)

Ireland’s Thomas Barr comes home in fourth place as USA’s Kerron Clement takes gold in the men’s 400m hurdles at the Olympic Stadium. Photograph: David Davies/PA

There has already been so much cruel or else unusually ecstatic about these Olympics from an Irish sense and in keeping with that mood Thomas Barr has(...)

Reuters report that long jumper Darya Klishina, Russia’s sole track and field competitor at the Rio Olympics, has been suspended from the Games. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

Russia’s sole track and field competitor at the Rio Olympics, Darya Klishina, has been suspended from the Games, a source told Reuters on Saturday. (...)

Michael O’Reilly in action against Bektemir Melikuziev of Uzbekistan at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Doha in 2015.  Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images.

In a brief press release yesterday the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) said its president Pat Ryan would be arriving in Rio on Sunday. The (...)

The men’s 470 class fleet in action during training ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Marina da Gloria in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Sailing’s governing body has reversed its ruling on Russian Pavel Sozykin, saying he would now be eligible to compete at the Rio Olympics. World Sail(...)

A young girl on her way to school runs ahead of a group of elite runners out for a morning workout at Kaptagat in Eldoret town. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty

The rain has ended, the low clouds are clearing and the wet rust-coloured earth of the track shines in the sharp, angled sun. Justin Kipchumba is walk(...)

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