Olympics Rio 2016

Rio 2016: Games officially closed in spectacular fashion

A colourful and entertaining closing ceremony brought an official end to the Rio Olympics on Sunday.

After more than a fortnight of thrilling action, the Games of the 31st Olympiad came to an end.

Athletes and entertainers packed the Maracana Stadium, which was greeted by pouring rain.



Parker wants five more years at Spurs after France farewell

France star Tony Parker is targeting five more years in the NBA after his international career ended with an 92-67 defeat to Spain in the Rio 2016 quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Parker, 34, helped France to EuroBasket bronze in 2005 and silver in 2011, scoring more points than any other player in the latter edition.