52 Results for tag: Rio 2016

Rio Paralympics 2016: Silver lining for Brits in athletics

Sport News 24/7    By Nilesh Patel Britain settle for silver in women's T35-38 4x100m relay Richard Whitehead takes second medal in tight T42 100m final. David Weir announces retirement after 2016 Paralympic games RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Team GB add two more silvers to their medal ... More

Rio Paralympics 2016: Hannah Cockroft wins second gold of games

Sport News 24/7    By Nilesh Patel Team GB athletics medal haul increases to 13 golds, 25 in total Hannah Cockroft breaks record in T34 400m final Kadeena Cox sets new world record in T38 400m RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Team GB take their medal tally up to 43 golds on day seven of the ... More

Paralympics 2016: Team GB match London 2012 medal tally

Sport News 24/7    By Nilesh Patel GB claim another four medals in athletics on day six Libby Clegg and Georgie Hermitage among the golds Hollie Arnold breaks world record in F46 Javelin final RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Team GB improve their medal haul to 21 on the track and field, ... More

Paralympics 2016: Aled Davies takes gold in shot put

Sport News 24/7    By Nilesh Patel Team GB win two more medals in the athletics Britain's medal haul adds up to 63 in day five David Weir fails to make podium in T54 400m final RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Day five on the track and field resulted in two medals for Team GB at the ... More

Team GB take eight golds on Paralympics day four

Sport News 24/7    By Nilesh Patel Team GB take their medal tally to 56 on day four Two gold medals won on the track and field David Weir qualifies for final as fastest in his heat RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL –Team GB add to impressive medal haul at Rio 2016 Paralympics with 15 medals on ... More

Team GB complete their best Olympics for 108 years

By Maria Hopwood Second in medal table Only host nation to go on to win more medals at the next Olympics Gold medals won across 15 different sports RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Olympics are over for another four years, what are we going to do without the daily excitement of Team GB’s exploits? &... More

Farah completes ‘double double’ with 5000m Gold

By Nilesh Patel Farah claims his second gold at Rio 2016 GB scrape bronze in women’s 4x400m relay The wins take Rio 2016’s medal tally to 66, 27 being gold. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Mo Farah's second gold helps Team GB win two medals on the last day on the track, helping beat London 2012’s ... More

Park claims Women’s Golf Gold as GBs Hull misses out

By Thomas Dodd South Korean Inbee Park wins Women's Golf Olympic Gold by five shots on 16 under World number one Lydia Ko of New Zealand runner-up, Shanshan Feng of China third Britain's Charlie Hull finishes strong but misses out on medal in seventh RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - South Korea's Inbee Park ... More

Rio 2016: Treble treble crowns great evening of Athletics

By Nilesh Patel Usain Bolt wins his third gold in at Rio 2016 in 4x100 relay Women’s 4x100 relay win Olympic bronze in British record Team GB men’s 4x400 semi-final relay disqualification appeal fails RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Usain Bolt makes sporting history by winning his ninth gold, mainta... More

Rio 2016: Gemili misses out on bronze, Bolt takes gold

By Nilesh Patel The men’s 200m final concluded as Bolt claims his second gold of Rio 2016 Gemili narrowly misses out on making podium in a photo finish Team GB’s men and women teams qualify for 4x100m relay finals RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Day 7 on the track yielded no medals for Team GB but saw ... More