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Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay

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Usain Bolt is undefeated in Olympic finals



Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio.

Bolt, 29, had won the 100m and 200m in Rio and is the only man to win all three sprint events at three Games.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second

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Bolt surges to historic third 100m gold



Jamaica's Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin to gold at Rio 2016.

Bolt, 29, ran 9.81 seconds in his final Olympics to replicate his success at Beijing 2008 and London 2012.

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Olympics Rio 2016 : Brazil advance; Mexico lose out

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Neymar, left, and Gabriel Jesus celebrate after scoring a goal in an Olympics win versus Denmark. Getty Images



Host nation Brazil finally broke out of an Olympics scoring slump to beat Denmark 4-0 and advance out of the group stages.

Gabriel Barbosa scored for the Selecao in the 26th minute to register the first goal for his country during the tournament thus far.

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Rio 2016: Moroccan boxer held over alleged sex assault

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Hassan Saada was due to fight on Saturday




A Moroccan boxer has been arrested by Brazilian police over allegations of sexually assaulting two female cleaners in the Rio de Janeiro Olympic village.

Hassan Saada, 22, was held on suspicion of committing the assaults on Wednesday, a police statement said.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil football legend Pele will not light flame

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Pele was awarded the Olympic Order last month




Brazil football legend Pele will not light the Olympic cauldron at Friday's opening ceremony in Rio.

The 75-year-old was rumoured to be favourite to perform the duty which has previously been carried out by other sporting greats such as Muhammad Ali and Cathy Freeman.

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