Rio 2016 Games

There Are Some Stunning Responses To The EU's Olympic Medal Table Brag

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Olympic fever is still with us, even though the Games ended earlier this week, and the European Parliament has attempted to capitalise on the post-Rio...

Team GB Receive Heroes' Welcome As They Return Home Triumphant

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK

Team GB athletes received a heroes’ welcome at Heathrow Airport on Tuesday as they returned home triumphant from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Bri...

The Olympic Tennis Was Basically Played On A Giant Green Screen

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Many of this year’s Olympic events were held in areas with bright green walls, floors and backdrops. As some internet users have noticed, this makes...

Japan's Prime Minister Dressed As 'Super Mario' At Rio Closing Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

In what could be the greatest Olympic handover of all time, Japan’s prime minister appeared at the Rio closing ceremony dressed as Super Mario to ma...

Tongan Flag-Bearer Pita Taufatofua Was Centre-Stage For Rio Closing Ceremony Too

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.08.2016 | UK

Look who’s back? Having stolen the Olympic opening ceremony, Pita Taufatofua - or “the Tonga flag-bearer” as social media preferred to call him...

Team GB Rocked Up To Olympic Closing Ceremony Wearing Flashing 'Disco' Shoes

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.08.2016 | UK

Great Britain literally lit up the Rio closing ceremony by sporting what one Olympian described as flashing “disco shoes”. Team GB has made a huge...

Official: Great Britain Finish Second In Rio Olympics Medals Table

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

Great Britain has established itself as a sporting ‘super-power’ after finishing the second the Rio Games. By winning 67 medals, Team GB has achie...

Did John Inverdale Make A 'Golden Couple' Gaffe?

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

John Inverdale has had a difficult Olympics, and has now faced having a BBC colleague attempting to correct him - even when he may not have been wrong...

Usain Bolt Throws The Javelin 56m In Rio Olympic Stadium

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.08.2016 | UK

Usain Bolt has made no secret of his love of football, and joked Manchester United should give him a five-year contract. Now the fastest man alive has...

Kate And Helen Richardson-Walsh Become First Same-Sex Married Couple To Win Gold

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 20.08.2016 | UK

Great Britain’s dramatic gold medal in the hockey marked the first Olympic title for the women’s team. It was also significant for boasting the fi...

Usain Bolt Now Has A 'Perfect Nine' Gold Olympic Medals, The 'Triple-Triple' Achieved

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK

Usain Bolt’s Olympic swansong saw the greatest ever track and field athlete win his third gold medal in each of three Olympics - the triple-triple. ...

Britain Wins Olympic Gold In Women's Hockey In Nail-Biting Penalty Shoot-Out

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK

Team GB have won an Olympic gold medal in the women’s hockey in a dramatic penalty shoot-out that captivated the millions watching on prime-time TV....

There's A Kim Jong Un Lookalike At The Olympics

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Comedy

A man who looks shockingly similar to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been spotted causing a stir at the Rio Olympics. The professional lookalik...

This Medal Table Showing 'Team EU' Has Got Lots Of People Rather Riled Up

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.08.2016 | UK

A medal table showing the European Union as “winning” the Olympics has caused something of a row as the end of the games approaches. By ourselves,...

BBC Presenter Struggles To Maintain Olympics Coverage As Couple 'Have Sex' Behind Him

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Comedy

BBC Sport presenter Dan Walker was left red-faced on Thursday night when a couple appeared to be having sex on the beach behind him during coverage of...

Adam Gemili Reacts With Class After Agonisingly Missing Out On 200m Bronze

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK

They say finishing fourth in the Olympics is the most painful place to be. But to be placed outside the medals when clocking exactly the same time as ...

Jade Jones Joins Team GB's Growing Double Olympic Champion Club

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK

Great Britain’s Jade Jones has become a back-to-back double Olympic champion in taekwondo. The 23-year-old beat Spain’s Eva Calvo Gomez in the fin...

US Olympic Swimmers 'Lied And Could Face Charges', Team US Apologises

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK

UPDATE: US swimmer James Feigen is to make a 10,800 dollar (£8,200) payment and leave Brazil, his lawyer has said. A group of US Olympic swimmers fab...

Watch Gymnast Simone Biles Flipping To Olympic Glory In Mesmerising Flipbook

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re already missing the gymnasts competing at the Rio Olympics, we have a treat for you. The talented artist behind The Flippist flipbooks has...

Top 10 Rio Olympics Fails (So Far)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Comedy

WARNING: Contains those gross leg and arm breaking videos The Olympics has been full of oddities this year, from the green swimming pools to ...

Great Britain Is The Rio Olympic Champion Of 'Sitting Down Sports'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

Everyone now knows that Great Britain is having one of its greatest ever Olympics. With 50 medals in the bag and five days to go, Rio is already Team ...

This Is When Tom Daley Will Be Diving Next

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

Tom Daley is returning to the Rio Olympic diving pool for the 10m men’s platform Friday night. The 22-year-old from Plymouth won a bronze medal in t...

Irish Boxer 'Cheated' In Olympic Fight With Russian Unleashes Epic Rant

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

An Irish boxer boxer was so incensed to be “cheated” by his Russian rival in the Olympics he went on a rampage in and out the ring - even going as...

Britain Sets New Medals Record For Overseas Olympics With 50

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

Team GB is on course to beat the all-time record for Olympic medals after officially reaching the best overseas Games tally with a haul of 50. Another...

Jason Kenny Wins Historic SIXTH Olympic Gold Medal

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

Great Britain’s Jason Kenny has won a sixth Olympic gold medal - matching the record of cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy. Taking the Olympic title in th...