There was still 12 gold medals to be won on the final day of the Rio Olympics, as United States men’s basketball team won a third straight Olympic gold medal and USA’s 46th gold of the games.
On the penultimate day of the Rio Olympics, hosts Brazil won their first Olympic soccer gold as Neymar fired the hosts to a shootout victory over Germany, while more golds came Great Britain’s way in Boxing and on the track.
The end of the Rio Olympics is near but there were still 22 gold medals to be won on day 14 as Great Britain added two more golds to their collection, while Usain Bolt completed his “Triple, Triple”.
There was another 25 gold medals to be won on day 13 of the Rio Olympics and among them were Usain Bolt who remains on course for a “Triple, Triple” of gold medals and it was another China gold in Diving.
It was a second gold medal for Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson as she added 200m gold to her 100m title, while hosts Brazil are into the men’s soccer final with a convincing 6-0 win over Honduras.
Day 11 of the Rio Olympics saw cyclist Jason Kenny match Chris Hoy’s record of six gold medals, while Annalise Murphy bagged Ireland’s first Sailing medal in 36 years.
Day ten of the action at the Rio Olympics saw David Rudisha storm to victory in the 800m to retain his Olympic title, while Jamaica’s Shaunae Miller won the Women’s 400m in dramatic fashion.
There was a gold rush for Team GB on day nine of the Rio Olympics with gymnast Max Whitlock responsible for two of them, while Jamaica’s Usain Bolt stormed to another 100m gold medal.
Over a week into the Rio Olympics and there was plenty of more medals to be handed out on day eight with Mo Farah overcoming a fall to retain Men’s 10,000m gold and in Tennis, Monica Puig won a historic gold for Puerto Rico.
Team Ireland claimed their first medal in Rio on as the O’Donovan brothers claimed silver in the Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls, while Michael Phelps was denied a 23rd gold by Singapore’s Joseph Schooling.