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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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Rio Olympics 2016: Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps in 100m butterfly

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Schooling wins gold in 100m fly final





Singapore's Joseph Schooling won his nation's first ever gold medal with victory in the 100m butterfly as Michael Phelps was one of three men to finish joint second.

Schooling, 21, won in an Olympic record time of 50.39 seconds.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Andy Murray reaches quarter-finals but Johanna Konta is out

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Defending champion Andy Murray survived a scare to reach the Olympic men's singles quarter-finals but Johanna Konta exited the women's singles.




Murray fought back after losing eight successive games to register a 6-1 2-6 6-3 victory over Italian Fabio Fognini.

He and Heather Watson then completed a 6-3 6-3 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro and David Ferrer in the mixed doubles.

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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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