Great Britain’s cycling success story continued with a win in the elite women’s European Cyclo-Cross Championships for Helen Wyman giving the country its first senior international championship gold medal.
Commanding performances from Mike Teunissen in the Under 23 Men’s race and Mathieu van der Poel in the Junior Men’s race gave the Dutch a double cause for celebration.
Consistency across the five disciplines gives Laura Asadauskaite of Lithuania victory with a new Olympic record points score in the women’s Modern Pentathlon.
Norway retain the women’s Olympic Handball title after beating Montenegro in the final.
Evgeniya Kanaeva of Russia retains her All Around Individual Rhythmic Gymnastics Olympic title whilst team mate Daria Dmitrieva takes second place.
Argentina’s Sebastian Crismanich win’s the men’s -80kg category and Hwang Kyung-Seon of South Korea the women’s -67kg category Day 3 of the Taekwondo.
Decathlon World Record holder Ashton Eaton of the USA beats team mate Trey Hardee to win the Olympic title.
David Rudisha of Kenya wins the men’s 800m in a new World Record time.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica retains his men’s 200m Olympic Games title.
Eva Risztov claims gold for Hungary in the women’s 10km Marathon Swimming ahead of Haley Anderson of the USA. Italy’s Martina Grimaldi takes bronze after edging out Great Britain;s Keri-Anne Payne in a sprint for the line.
Argentina beat Great Britain in their women’s Hockey semi-final.
Hungary go through to the semi finals after beating Iceland after extra time on men’s Handball quarter final day. Spain lead France for much of the match before the Olympic title holder’s experience shows to the relief of the French coach Claude Onesta and they take the tie in the last minutes. Sweden surprise Denmark going through with by two goals.
Alistair Brownlee comes back from serious injury at the start of the year to win the men’s Triathlon gold medal on home soil ahead of Spaniard Javier Gomez. Jonathan Brownlee takes bronze.
Great Britain’s Jason Kenny wins Track Cycling’s Men’s Sprint title, beating Gregory Bauge of France in the first two races. Shane Perkins takes the bronze medal also beating his opponent Njisane Nicholas Phillip of Trinidad and Tobago with a straight two race win.
Great Britain’s Laura Trott and Sarah Hammer of the USA leads the standings at the end of the first day of the women’s Omnium with Annette Edmondson of Australia five points adrift.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica retains his Olympic 100m title with a new Olympic Record ahead of team mate Yohan Blake.
Beijing Olympics bronze medalist Sanya Richards-Ross of the USA wins the women’s 400m gold medal ahead of 2008 winner Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain.
Ezekiel Kemboi of Kenya wins the men’s 3000m Steeplechase.
Great Britain’s London 2012 poster girl Jessica Ennis wins the Heptathlon and team mate Mo Farah take’s the men’s 10,000m gold medal ahead of training partner Galen Rupp of the USA.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica wins the women’s 100m final.
Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig wins the women’s Triathlon in a photofinish with Lisa Norden of Sweden.
Great Britain’s Victoria Pendleton wins the women’s Keirin in her last Olympics and the men’s team post a new World Record time as they beat Australia to win the Men’s Team Pursuit.
Rounding off a good day for the hosts the British women’s Pursuit team break the World Record to take top place in qualifying.
Athletics started to a packed stadium with Jessica Ennis of Great Britain winning the 100m Hurdles as she began her campaign for the Heptathlon gold medal. Javier Culson led the qualifiers for the men’s 400m Hurdles and Amantle Montsho of Botswana was fastest in the women’s 400m qualifiers.
Goals from Ashleigh Ball, Laura Bartlett and Crista Cullen give Great Britain victory over Belgium.
Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott claim Great Britain’s first Canoe Slalom gold at an Olympic Games in the men’s C2 final with team mates David Florence and Richard Hounslow pushing Slovak pairing Pavol and Peter Hochschorner into third.
Emilie Fer of France wins gold in the women’s K1 final.
Pakistan beat Argentina in their Preliminary Round men’s Hockey match.
France beat Sweden and Brazil overcome Great Britain in their women’s Preliminary Round Handball matches.
Swimmers compete to reach the final rounds at the Aquatics Centre.
Sweden beats Great Britain in their Preliminary Round Handball match.
British and American competitors fly the flag as they arrive at their qualification matches with their national flags decorating their face masks.
Great Britain lose narrowly to Russia in their Preliminary Round Water Polo tie and the USA beat Hungary in their closely fought match.