Tag Archives: Olympic medalists

06Aug/17

Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title

Legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is beaten to the finish line by Justin Gatlin in his final 100 meter sprint finals at the World Athletics Championship in London. Ashraf Fahim reports. Continue reading

07May/17

Kenyan marathoner Kipchoge just seconds away from breaking 2-hour human barrier

China Central Television (CCTV) – Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge was on Saturday just 25 seconds shy of clocking human races’ first sub-two hour marathon. But his finish-time of two hours 25 seconds is still a fabulous feat in itself.
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19Aug/16

CCTV footage shows U.S. swimmers vandalising Rio gas station

Security footage shows a group of U.S. swimmers, including Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen, vandalising a Rio gas station.

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09Aug/16

Action from a packed day in Rio

China are victorious in the men’s synchronized diving, Thailand continue domination of women’s weightlifting and Josip Glasnovic won Croatia’s first gold of the Olympics in the trap-shooting.

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08Aug/16

Swimming records fall as Phelps collects 19th gold

Sunday sees world records tumble in the swimming pool, as Adam Peaty and then Katie Ledecky both set new world record times on the way to Olympic gold in Rio. Michel Phelps also helps Team USA to gold in Men’s 4X100 metres relay.

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07Aug/16
photo-journalist Diana Dobson is press attaché for the Rio Olympics.

Bullet narrowly misses New Zealand Olympic official

A New Zealand Olympic official barely missed being hit by a stray bullet at the equestrian center in Rio de Janeiro, adding to the list of concerns on day 1 of the games. Continue reading

20Aug/15

Usain Bolt talks exclusivily to Reuters

Usain Bolt tells Reuters he hopes new athletics chief Sebastian Coe will get rid of doping and says he is on top form to beat rival Justin Gatlin at the World Athletics Championships.
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