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Jessica Ennis-Hill takes silver; a scull race is won by a few thousandths of a second and Ethiopia’s Diro shows true grit
Wiggins the most decorated Briton Olympian, plus the fastest man in the water
Team GB picks sprints ahead while Michael Phelps bags his 22nd gold medal
Brazil coach backs sensitive star, USA pool dominance continues, journalist bus hit by bullets
The US swimmer has won 19 gold medals, but how does he compare to historic greats on this and other measures?
US multiple world-record holder dominates her events by widest margins of any sportsperson
Doping, terrorism and logistics all present challenges as the games open
Kitsch beats cool at the biggest sports event in the world
In this summer’s Olympics, every millisecond will count. But how did sport and the watch industry become inseparable?
Huge crowds gather to cheer on Tour de France winner