Brazil's darling Marta leaves Neymar in the Olympic shade
Elsewhere, Germany and Korea Republic battled out an exciting 3-3 draw in Group C, while Japan and Colombia ended 2-2 in Group B. Alberth Elis gave Honduras a dream start, putting his team up 1-0 in the opening minute with the assist going to Romell Quioto.
World Archery statement on IPC suspension of NPC Russia
According to him, there is evidence that substitution samples took place during the Paralympic Games in Sochi. US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) chief executive Travis Tygart said the IPC's decision was "inspiring".
Russian diplomat kills mugger who tried to shoot him in Rio
One suspect broke the driver's window on the auto - believed to be a BMW X6 - with the gun and demanded the the man's watch. The Russian vice-consul in Rio has shot dead a mugger who tried to hold him up in his auto , it has been reported.
Skinner braves wind, technical issues to win Olympic gold
Skinner has twice won silver medals at World Cup events, and claimed bronze at the 2014 world championships, but never gold. Corey Cogdell from the U.S. took out the bronze after beating Spain's Fatima Galvez. "I am so happy she got a result too".
Kim Woojin breaks world record in qualifying at Rio Olympics
In a 6-0 defeat, Ellison, Kaminski, and Olympic newcomer Zach Garrett put on a strong performance. So convincing was the win that American Jake Kaminski bowed to the Koreans after the match.
The Weird History Of Olympic Sports Just Got Weirder
The IOC plans to have 40 climbers competing in the disciplines of speed, bouldering and lead categories. National team player James De Los Santos said that he would immediately begin preparing for the Games.
International Olympic Committee selects panel to make final ruling on Russians for Rio Olympics
New criticism of the athletes' village in Rio added to the dark clouds hanging over the Games which start in one week. Morozov filed his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Saturday, the sources said.
Iran executes nuclear scientist who was convicted of spying for US
Ejehi did not explain why authorities never announced Amiri's conviction, though he said Amiri had access to lawyers. The news comes almost a year after Iran agreed to a US-led treaty created to end its nuclear weapons program.
Curfew extended across Kashmir to prevent anti-India rally
The number of innocent Kashmiris martyred by Indian security forces has crossed sixty-five after twenty-eight days of protests. Tension has gripped Pampore, Lethpora and other adjacent areas on the highway after the incident.
Dutch rider van der Breggen wins Olympic gold in road race
Pooley has been a vocal critic of doping cheats, but draws a distinction with the situation Armitstead found herself embroiled in. She was in front with about 10km to go when she skidded on a steep descent and smashed head-first into the road and a stone kerb.