Australia national women’s rugby 7s team beat New Zealand 24-17 in the final to win the inaugural rugby 7s Gold Medal.

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At only the age of 21, Sukanya Srisurat at her first Olympic games wins Gold for Thailand in the 58kg weightlifting category.

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The Japan team are the Olympic Gold Gymnastics champions, ahead of Russia in second and a disappointed China take bronze.

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Usain Bolt makes his first appearance to the press in lively fashion ahead of his conference surrounded by samba dancers.

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Oscar Figueroa Mosquera of Colombia wins 62kg weightlifting Gold and retires immediately after the award ceremony.

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After losing the women’s doubles with her sister Venus, Serena Williams cruises past France’s Alize Cornet to keep her hopes alive of retaining her singles Gold she won in London 2012.

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Sun Yang gets yet another Gold for China in the 200m freestyle.

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Brazil bids farewell to World number 1 Novak Djokovic after he crashed out of both the singles and the doubles, leaving the court in tears.

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Katinka Hosszu from Hungary got her second Gold medal of the 2016 Olympics. After winning the 400m individual medley on day one, she claimed the 100m backstroke.

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It was a double case of celebration for Brazilian women’s national 7s team player Isadora Cerullo, after beating Japan 33-5  her partner Marjorie Enya who is also a volunteer for the Olympic games proposed. Thankfully, she said yes.

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