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Rio 2016 Olympics - The RNZ sports team in Rio and at home in New Zealand recount the good, the bad, the ugly and the magical of the Rio Olympics.
Sports Call - Rio will be considered a success for New Zealand but the focus is now shifting to the long-term development of many sports, Barry Guy writes. Video, Audio
Rio 2016 Olympics - The Russian shot putter Evgeniia Kolodko has been officially stripped of her silver medal from the London 2012 Olympics, after testing positive for banned substances in a re-test.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Brazil police confirmed they have seized the passports of three members of the Olympic Council of Ireland as part of an investigation into illegal ticket sales at the Rio Olympics.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Nine Australian Olympic athletes had their passports returned this morning, a team official says, after an accreditation problem at the Rio Games earlier saw them risk missing…
Rio 2016 Olympics - New Zealand Olympic silver medallist Sarah Walker has become an International Olympic Committee member having been appointed to the IOC's Athletes Commission.
Sports Call - There's an element of sadness as the curtain comes down on the Rio Olympics, but as Stephen Hewson writes, it's not because the Games are over.
Rio 2016 Olympics - At 94 years old, American man Harry Nelson looks to have just beaten his own world record in Rio - for attending the most summer Olympic Games in history.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Nine of NZ's 15 medals have been won by women. But *[Megan Whelan finds the coverage is not always just about their performance.
Possess as much sporting knowledge as a turnip? Veronica Schmidt gives you the information you need to function in society without disgracing yourself.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Two managers from an Auckland Council agency are on a week-long trip to the Olympic Games - at a cost of $30,000.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Four US Olympic swimmers were lying about being robbed, and vandalised a petrol station, Brazilian police say.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Two American swimmers have been stopped from boarding a flight leaving Rio, following an investigation into their account of being robbed at gunpoint.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Europe's top Olympic official Pat Hickey is arrested in relation to an investigation into ticket touting.
Opinion - With Olympic events happening in the middle of the night, social media has been the best way to keep up with the Games, writes Jamie Wall.
Sports Call - One of the major sports at the Olympic Games appears to be spin, writes Gael Woods in Rio.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Residents of a favela near the Olympic Park in Rio are angry about a new highway that is splitting the community and causing houses to fall apart.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Olympic shot putter Valerie Adams appears on a new stamp after winning her third Olympic medal yesterday in Rio.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Embarrassing smelly green water at Rio's aquatics centre was because of an unplanned dump of hydrogen peroxide, Olympic organisers say.
By 2085 it will be too hot for most big cities in the northern hemisphere to host the Olympic Games, according to a new study out of Auckland.