Feyisa Lilesa crossed his arms in support of the Oromo people - a marginalised ethnic community subject to months of violence by the government
The announcement follows disappointment at a percieved lack of celebrations following Team GB's success
While most media attention has been on Russia, a far bigger problem has gone unnoticed
Air fares have tumbled to 1980 levels as post-Games doldrums begin
A winning blend of nature and nurture can help you win that Olympic gold medal
The limb's owner will most likely never be identified
Instead of being interpreted as sisterly love, the gesture was seen as a way of gaining ‘media attention’
Team GB’s base in Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games is a striking mansion in Parque Lage which sits beneath the Christ the Redeemer statue.
The Olympian won his third gold medal despite tripping and falling halfway through the race
Michael Phelps' only silver medal of the Rio Olympics came at the hands of 21-year-old Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling.
The controversial American goalkeeper made the comments after her team suffered an unprecedented quarter-final defeat to the Swedes
'You hope not to get lapped at all, but to get lapped so early is really shocking. It was the craziest race I’ve ever been in.'
Throughout the Soviet period, disabled people were largely banished. In Russian cities, even now, you see the elderly amputees being wheeled to a begging pitch on a trolley
All eyes are expected to fall on the Team GB duo as they prepare to do battle across the weekend
The pair won Britain a historic diving gold – and now might have helped explain the Olympics' greatest mystery
A horse flown in on a specially adapted private plane to an event where no one is watching proves what we have known for some time – the world has gone mad