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.
Renowned amateur jockey John Thomas McNamara has died aged 41.
Chris Froome has signed up for membership to a very exclusive club.
A Scottish Commonwealth Games medallist is in a coma and fighting for her life after a motorcycle accident in Vietnam.
Jessica Ennis-Hill is considering a delayed arrival in Brazil ahead of the Rio Olympics due to the Zika virus.
Pitreavie athlete Eilidh Doyle’s Olympic dream ended in disappointment in Rio.
Sports fans are to get the chance to meet Scotland's Olympic and Paralympic stars face-to-face at a public celebration in Edinburgh.
Dundee Hawkhill Harrier Laura Muir set a British women’s 1,500 metres record at the Diamond League meeting in Paris.
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.
Rio has passed the Olympic baton to 2020 hosts Tokyo in a colourful closing spectacular that capped off a record-breaking Games for Britain.