[WATCH] Maltese athlete places first in women’s 100m preliminary round
Charlotte Wingfield achieved a result of 11.86s to go through to the first round as the best ranked athlete out of a total of 24 athletes.
Micallef eliminated from men’s 85kg weightlifting competition
Maltese weightlifter Kyle Micallef fails to complete one successful snatch, having been the first weightlifter to represent Malta
Phelps cruises to 22nd gold

Michael Phelps of the United States won the Olympic 200 metres individual medley on Thursday to capture the 22nd gold medal of his career and become the first...

Michael Phelps of the United States won the Olympic 200...

William Chetcuti eliminated after disappointing double trap first round

Chetcuti failed to progress to the semi-final later on today after finishing the double trap qualification in the 17th place with a total of 123 targets on 5...

Chetcuti failed to progress to the semi-final later on...

Swimming | Chetcuti fails to qualify for 100 metres freestyle semi-final

Andrew Chetcuti failed to make it to the semi-finals of the 100 metres freestyle after placing fourth in heat 2 with a result of 51.37.

Andrew Chetcuti failed to make it to the semi-finals of the...

Shooting | Bezzina places 36th in women’s 25 metres pistol qualification

Target shooter Eleanor Bezzina managed to garner a total of 283 points to finish 36th out of 40 countries in the 25 metres pistol qualification precision.

Target shooter Eleanor Bezzina managed to garner a total of...

Neymar’s Brazil held by minnows Iraq

Brazil are still looking for their first win at Rio after being held 0-0 by Iraq in their second match from group A.

Brazil are still looking for their first win at Rio after...

Fencing: Italy continue to dominate

Italy won their second fencing medal in as many days when Daniele Garozzo upset top-ranked Alexander Massialas in the final, stopping his shot at the first...

Italy won their second fencing medal in as many days when...

More records fall as Phelps collects 19th gold

Michael Phelps picked up his 19th gold medal on a second night of world records...

Michael Phelps picked up his 19th gold medal on a second...

Eleanor Bezzina places 22nd in women’s 10 metre air pistol qualification

Target shooter Eleanor Bezzina fails to qualify to the final of the women’s 10 metre air pistol after placing 22nd out of 44 athletes

Target shooter Eleanor Bezzina fails to qualify to the...

Campbell sisters strike historic gold

Cate and Bronte Campbell saw their dream coming true as they won a historic gold medal in the 100 m women freestyle relay team.

Cate and Bronte Campbell saw their dream coming true as...

[WATCH]: Gymnastics - Frenchman Ait Said suffers horror break in qualifying

French gymnast Samir Ait Said discovered the perils of pursuing his Olympic dreams when he suffered a broken leg that was left dangling from below his knee...

French gymnast Samir Ait Said discovered the perils of...

Swimming: Peaty smashes own 100m breaststroke record

Adam Peaty demolished his own world record in the heats of the 100 meters...

Adam Peaty demolished his own world record in the heats of...

American Thrasher wins first gold

American teenager Virginia Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympics when she claimed victory in the women's 10 metre air rifle.

American teenager Virginia Thrasher won the first gold...

Brazil casts aside crisis in rousing Rio Games opening

Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative...

Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest...

Olympics boxer arrested over alleged sexual assault

Moroccan boxer Hassan Saada arrested over allegations that he had sexually...

Moroccan boxer Hassan Saada arrested over allegations that...

IOC clears about 270 Russian athletes for Rio

Olympic officials on Thursday cleared about 270 Russian athletes to compete at...

Olympic officials on Thursday cleared about 270 Russian...

Russia team taking shape amid doping scandal

Russia's Olympic team could number more than 200 after fencing, triathlon...

Russia's Olympic team could number more than 200 after...

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