Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee executive board, has been detained over alleged illegal ticket sales plot, the IOC said on Wednesday.
Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps led American swimmers to a gold medal in the 4x100-meter relay, but what grabbed media attention and led to stories and photos around the globe were the purple and red circles on his back.
Chinese women swimmer Fu Yuanhui has created a sensation not just by winning the bronze medal, but also by her facial expressions during an interview.
Holding tears in her eyes, a sad Li Yajun was determined to get rid of the bad memories in Rio and trained harder for the next Olympic Games four years later.
Chinese athletes are among those who suffered the most from doping during the Olympic Games, as they were cheated out of ten medals since 1968 due to competitors doping.
Chinese basketball star Yi Jianlian is going back to the NBA, according to Marc Stein at ESPN.
Chinese audiences are decreasingly seeing medals as the paramount goal, and underperforming athletes are calmer when they end up with unsatisfying results.
All-time leading Chinese secured the third table tennis gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, after easily rounding up the team final against Germany in straight three games.
Liu Shiwen of China approaches Petrissa Solja of Germany to shake her hand
Zhang Wenxiu has finished with silver in the women's hammer throw, with a personal season best of 76.75 meters.
The incident is caught by another hanging camera as you can see this large suspended device breaking loose and tumbling down to the pedestrian ramp below.
Chinese gymnasts have decided to brush the unfair treatment under the carpet and practice harder in the future.
In the just-concluded Track and Field Day 4
Many Chinese athletes at the Rio Olympics this year are not only applauded for their brilliance in the games, but also for their achievements in the academic world.
More than 500 domestic and international cyclists, both professional and amateur, participated in the 2016 Mulan Hunting Ground International Cycling Challenge in Chengde, Hebei province, on Aug 14.