Rio 2016

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Michael Conlan calls for corrupt boxing officials to face criminal charges
The Irish boxer Michael Conlan has called for any official implicated in fixing bouts at Rio 2016 to be charged with sporting fraud

Exclusive by Sean Ingle

01, Oct, 2021 @12:04 PM

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Six key points from the McLaren Olympic boxing investigation
Richard McLaren’s report details bribes made to fix Olympic fights, an official threatened in his hotel room, and a thwarted cash-for-medals deal

Sean Ingle

30, Sep, 2021 @9:21 PM

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Judges ‘used signals’ to fix Olympic boxing bouts, McLaren report finds
An investigation into boxing at the 2016 Rio Olympics has found widespread evidence of corruption in the sport from the top down

Sean Ingle

30, Sep, 2021 @6:14 PM

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What does winning Olympic gold mean? For Fiji, it inspired a nation | Ben Ryan
Fiji’s 43-7 triumph in the men’s sevens final in Rio brought wild celebrations but also smashed though glass ceilings

Ben Ryan

20, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Investigation into possible Rio 2016 boxing corruption by Aiba opened up
An investigation into possible corruption during the Olympic boxing competition at the Rio 2016 is to be led by Richard McLaren, the man who uncovered the full extent of Russian state-sponsored doping

Sean Ingle

14, Jun, 2021 @2:59 PM

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Olympics, World Cups and more: Tom Jenkins' pictures of the decade
The Guardian and Observer sport photographer picks his favourite images from the thousands he shot during the past 10 years

Tom Jenkins

30, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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The incredible story of Pita Taufatofua, Tonga's shirtless Olympic flag bearer
Years of pain and crushing disappointment have not dissuaded the Instagram sensation from becoming an Olympian in two sports – and he’s about to announce a third

Susan Chenery

02, Jan, 2019 @12:20 AM

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Olympic hero Katie Ledecky set to make professional debut in Indianapolis
The five-time Olympic champion will make her professional swimming debut at a Pro Series meet in Indianapolis next week

Bryan Armen Graham

08, May, 2018 @2:40 PM

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Aly Raisman, six-time Olympic medalist, says she was molested by team doctor
One of the most decorated American gymnasts ever has confirmed she was sexually abused by longtime USA Gymnastics doctor Lawrence G Nassar

Bryan Armen Graham

10, Nov, 2017 @4:04 PM

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Fresh claims that Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid teams bought votes
Fresh allegations have emerged that the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid teams bought votes, overshadowing the IOC ceremony awarding the 2024 Games to Paris and 2028 to Los Angeles

Martha Kelner

13, Sep, 2017 @9:32 PM

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IOC selective blindness continues but Rio 2016 scandal looks all too familiar | Marina Hyde
As the scandal over international corruption and vote buying for the 2016 Olympic Games escalates the International Olympic Committee’s myopic response has again left more than a little to be desired

Marina Hyde

06, Sep, 2017 @11:39 AM

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David Torrence, Olympic 5,000m finalist, found dead at age of 31
The Olympic 5,000m runner David Torrence has been found dead in a swimming pool in Scottsdale, Arizona

Guardian sport

29, Aug, 2017 @8:09 PM

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