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Saudi Arabia's delegation parades during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2016.
OLIVIER MORIN / AFP
August 25, 2016 - 16:51 GMT
No medals were won at the Rio Olympics by either men or women in the Saudi team made up of 13 athletes.
Abeer Abdel Rahman (Photo: alhadth.co)
August 24, 2016 - 17:57 GMT
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) announced on Wednesday that the bronze medal for women's weightlifting at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games is to be re-destributed to Egyptian Abeer Abdel Rahman...
Mohamed Ihab
August 23, 2016 - 18:30 GMT
Egyptian weightlifter Mohamed Ihab, who won the bronze medal at this month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, has said he submitted an application for Qatari citizenship prior to the Games due to a lack of support for his sporting career in Egypt.
The celebration began with the Jordanian and Canadian national anthems, followed by a speech of the JCS president Ziad Malawi Freihat
August 23, 2016 - 15:17 GMT
Jordanian community in Canada celebrated champion Ahmed Abu Ghaush, who won the gold medal in Taekwondo at the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio Brazil.
Olympic bronze medalist, Sergiu Toma,with his medal during the press conference at UAE Judo Federation in Abu Dhabi (Photo: Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News)
August 22, 2016 - 19:50 GMT
My life hasn’t changed after winning the medal, he says
The Arab world’s only double-medalist at Rio 2016 lashes out at his government
August 22, 2016 - 18:54 GMT
Taoufik Makhloufi is the only Algerian to make it to the Rio Olympic podium, and he did it twice.
Rio de Janeiro bids farewell to the 31st Summer Olympic Games that saw the participation of more than ten thousand athletes in the biggest sports showpiece
August 22, 2016 - 16:48 GMT
A total of 2,102 medals in 28 sports were awarded during the 2016 Rio Games.
Zayed Sports City (Photo: uaezoom.com)
August 22, 2016 - 15:58 GMT
The Zayed Sports City has announced the opening of ZSC Academy, starting with coaching for tennis and ice skating, marking another addition to the complex’s growing portfolio of community programs and events.
Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016.
Luis Acosta / AFP
August 22, 2016 - 13:45 GMT
The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are formally closed by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, who declares them "marvellous" Games.
Jordan's Ahmad Abughaush poses with his gold medal on the podium after the men's taekwondo event in the -68kg category as part of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on August 18, 2016, at the Carioca Arena 3, in Rio de Janeiro.
Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP
August 21, 2016 - 16:36 GMT
Jordanians from across the board have expressed their joy for the first official Olympic medal, a win that further “united” the people in the love of the country.
(L-R) Silver medalist Great Britain's Lutalo Muhammad, gold medalist Ivory Coast's Cheick Sallah Junior Cisse and bronze medalists Azerbaijan's Milad Beigi Harchegani and Tunisia's Oussama Oueslati pose with their medals on the podium after the men's taekwondo event in the -80kg category as part of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on August 19, 2016, at the Carioca Arena 3, in Rio de Janeiro.
Ed JONES / AFP
August 21, 2016 - 16:25 GMT
Tunisian athlete Oussama Oueslati won the bronze medal of the RIO 2016 Olympics taekwondo tournament U80 kg category, after beating American Steven Lopez 14-5.
Turkey's gold medallist Taha Akgul stands on the podium at the end of the men's 125kg freestyle wrestling event at the Carioca Arena 2 in Rio de Janeiro on August 20, 2016, during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Jack GUEZ / AFP
August 21, 2016 - 15:57 GMT
Taha Akgul won Turkey’s first gold at Rio after he defeated Komeil Ghasemi of Iran 3-1 in the 125-kg freestyle event.
(From L to R) Turkey's silver medallist Selim Yasar, Russia's gold medallist Abdulrashid Sadulaev, Azerbaijan's bronze medallist Sharif Sharifov and USA's bronze medallist J'den Michael Tbory Cox stand on the podium at the end of the men's 86kg freestyle wrestling event at the Carioca Arena 2 in Rio de Janeiro on August 20, 2016, during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Jack GUEZ / AFP
August 21, 2016 - 15:48 GMT
Turkey's Selim Yasar bagged a silver medal after he was beaten by Russia's Abdulrashid Sadulaev in men's freestyle wrestling in Rio 2016 Olympics Saturday.
Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi celebrates winning the silver medal in the Men's 1500m Final during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 20, 2016.
Adrian DENNIS / AFP
August 21, 2016 - 02:03 GMT
Makhloufi wins 1500m silver medal as USA's Matthew Centrowitz clinches gold.
Gold medalist Iran's Reza Yazdani (2nd L) poses with silver medalist Kyrgyzstan's Magomed Musaev (L) and bronze medalists Mongolia's Khuderbulga Dorjkhand (2nd R) and Kazakhstan's Mamed Ibragimov (R) in the medal ceremony of the men's freestyle 97 kg wrestling event during the 2014 Asian Games at the Dowon Gymnasium in Incheon on September 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE
JUNG YEON-JE / AFP
August 20, 2016 - 15:08 GMT
Iranian wrestler Hassan Yazdani won finals of Men's freestyle 74 kg over his Russian rival to add one more gold medal to Iran’s tally.
Jordan's Ahmad Abughaush celebrates after winning against Russia's Alexey Denisenko in the men's taekwondo gold medal bout in the -68kg category as part of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on August 18, 2016, at the Carioca Arena 3, in Rio de Janeiro.
Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP
August 19, 2016 - 03:03 GMT
Jordan player Ahmad Abu Ghaush won gold in the Taekwondo -68kg event on Friday, the first Olympic medal for Jordan.