Brazil, after three previous attempts, finally laid their hands on the Olympic football trophy, as they avenged their 2014 FIFA World Cup defeat against Germany 5-4 on penalties to win gold at the Maracana on Saturday.
Jamaica won the Olympic 4x100m men relay, theirÂ second in a row, in 37.27 seconds beating Japan's 37.60 and the United States 37.62 to ensure that Usain Bolt, who was running in his last Olympics, got his 'treble treble'.
The fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt aims to complete a historic nine gold medal haul when he competes in the 4x100m relayÂ on FridayÂ but there's no other bigger fan than his stunning Jamaican lawyer and model girlfriend Kasi Bennett who couldnâ€™t hide her excitement as she watched her man sprint his way into the record books.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck twice on his home debut to continue Manchester Unitedâ€™s 100% startÂ to the new season and consolidate their positionÂ the top of the Premier League as the early-season team to beat.
When it comes time for this year's women's 800-meter event, the world will have its eyes on one athlete: Caster Semenya. This 25-year-old runner from South Africa is already poised to take home gold, though some have argued over whether she's even eligible to compete. Read on to learn more about the controversy surrounding Caster â€” and, more importantly, her seriously impressive accomplishments:
Antonio Conte may still be keen to add another striker to his Chelsea squad, but Diego Costa sent his manager a message that, whether Romelu Lukaku joins or not, he is ready and willing to lead the line at Stamford Bridge.