International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012.
Young cyclist Callum Skinner emulated his hero Sir Chris Hoy as he became the first Scot to win a gold medal at Rio 2016.
Sports fans are to get the chance to meet Scotland's Olympic and Paralympic stars face-to-face at a public celebration in Edinburgh.
Jessica Ennis-Hill is considering a delayed arrival in Brazil ahead of the Rio Olympics due to the Zika virus.
Rio has passed the Olympic baton to 2020 hosts Tokyo in a colourful closing spectacular that capped off a record-breaking Games for Britain.
Renowned amateur jockey John Thomas McNamara has died aged 41.
Katherine Grainger is the most decorated female British Olympian ever, having defied the odds with Vicky Thornley to win a double sculls silver she ranks as a greater achievement than topping the London 2012 podium.
Chris Froome has signed up for membership to a very exclusive club.
Pitreavie athlete Eilidh Doyle’s Olympic dream ended in disappointment in Rio.
Tributes have flooded in from the sports world and beyond for Muhammad Ali.