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25 September 2016
18 September 2016
"We cannot measure (or reward) human endeavour by money alone but withholding it sends a wrong message to society too."
12 September 2016
"It still amazes me to see these makeshift courts everywhere and anywhere and people of all ages playing – sometimes in only flip flops."
11 September 2016
"We will tell the youth to focus on sports and contribute to the nation. It's similar to the path shown to us by our heroes in their fight for independence."
30 August 2016
Saucy photos that would possibly force most politicians from office can't dent the love Jamaica feels for iconic sprinter Usain Bolt.
28 August 2016
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
27 August 2016
24 August 2016
To those who know the history of Palestine, Ahmad Abughaush's surname speaks volumes. Yet this information was absent from news reports on his gold medal triumph at the 2016 Olympics.
"#FeyisaLilesa used the biggest stage of his life to express a muzzled generational cry for freedom. He spoke without words. #courage"
"She is an independent Chinese who has been exposed to the international field of sport, she is not a cog in the machine of a national bureaucratic sports system."
22 August 2016
A derogatory tweet about Omar McLeod after his gold-medal win in hurdles could have cost one Jamaican company "way more brand equity and real loss of dollars".
20 August 2016
"Long live Tajik mothers who give birth to sons like Dilshod Nazarov. Well done, mother of Dilshod."
With all the attention being lavished on Rio, the city's poor have been largely sidelined. But one organization is hoping to give them a bit of a leg up.
19 August 2016
16 August 2016
"Although, she couldn't improve her nat'l record, I am proud that #GaurikaSingh swam to glory for Nepal as youngest athlete in #Rio2016."
14 August 2016
13 August 2016
Aside From the Singaporean Swimmer Who Beat Michael Phelps, Meet the Other Southeast Asian Olympic Gold Medalists
Singapore and Vietnam have bagged their first ever Olympic golds in Rio, Thailand has topped the podium twice and the Philippines has ended a two-decade medal drought.
12 August 2016
Both retired footballer Hakan Sukur and NBA basketball star Enes Kanter find themselves on the wrong side of a political divide that is ripping through Turkey.