Winning bronze at London 2012 was a phenomenal achievement for a nervy 16-year-old competing as the second youngest athlete in Team GB.
Peckham in south east London has had a reputation for producing notorious gangs (along with England captain Rio Ferdinand), but its image is changing and a BMX club has been right at the heart of its transformation.
US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been charged with making a false statement during the Olympics in Rio, say police in Brazil.
Kenya's government has disbanded its National Olympics Committee (NOC-K) because of their poor handling of Kenya's Olympic team.
A ban imposed on Russia's Paralympic team to compete in Rio is cynical and immoral, according to the country's president Vladimir Putin.
Four Sky Academy Sports Scholars can hold their heads up high after producing the goods at the Rio Olympics.
Swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor arrived home from Rio this week alongside her triumphant GB team-mates, following their glorious efforts at the Olympics.
Rory McIlroy admits he was "proven wrong" by the success of golf at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Chris Coleman is strongly opposed to entering a football Team GB at Tokyo 2020, claiming it would become an 'England Olympic team' and could cost Wales' identity.
Double Olympic medallist Jazz Carlin has revealed how the agony of not making the London Games inspired her to shine in the pool at Rio.
Great Britain's record-breaking Olympic performance provided the British public with many moments of pure elation. But which were among the most discussed on Twitter? Scroll down to find out!
Record-breaking Team GB were given a heroes' reception when they arrived back in the UK on Tuesday morning following their glorious efforts at the Rio Olympics.
Team GB Chef de Mission Mark England has paid tribute to the squad's highest-profile members for the impact they had on the rest of the group in Rio.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson is satisfied with her performance at the Rio Olympics but admits coming home from the Rio Olympics without a medal is "a missed opportunity".
Having set a new record for total medals won at a modern Olympic Games, Team GB smashed their targets and scaled new heights in the pursuit of British sporting excellence.
Russia has failed in an appeal against its exclusion from the Paralympics, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced.
Michael Conlan should be punished for his angry reaction to his controversial points defeat at the Rio Games, says AIBA president Dr Ching-Kuo Wu.
Action movie superstar - and former England diver - Jason Statham has revealed his heartache at never competing at the Olympics.
Team GB's athletes have landed back in the UK in a gold-nosed jumbo jet following their best Olympics in more than a century.