Olympics Rio 2016: Usain Bolt wins unprecedented third 100m crown

Usain Bolt roared into Olympic history here Sunday, capturing an unprecedented third consecutive 100m crown to confirm his place in the pantheon of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen. The 29-year-old Jamaican legend, competing in his final Olympics, powered over the line in 9.81sec, vanquishing drug-tainted American rival Justin Gatlin who took silver

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Iranian weightlifter Moradi wins men’s 94kg

Iranian Sohrab Moradi topped the podium in the men’s 94kg category on Saturday to claim Iran’s second weightlifting gold medal of the Rio Games. Moradi, who previously served a two-year ban after testing positive for methadone, dominated the event with a combined total of 403kg. Vadzim Straltsou of Belarus claimed silver on 395 while Lithuania’s

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