16 striking images of the Rio Games

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Here are some of the world's best athletes during the Olympics captured by photographers at the Rio Olympic Games.

Twin titans Phelps, Bolt leave Olympic void

2016-08-21 12:08

Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps have mined a trove of Olympic gold - and left a huge hole that starts in Rio and goes around the world.

Rank me among sport's greats - Bolt

2016-08-19 18:48

History-maker Usain Bolt says he deserves to be among sport's all-time greats after romping to a third straight Olympic 200m gold.

Bolt blitzes to 200m gold in Rio

2016-08-19 03:41

Jamaica's Usain Bolt has added the Rio 200m title to his earlier 100m success to further confirm his status as the greatest sprinter of all time.

Bolt fires into 200m final, Gatlin out

2016-08-18 04:10

Usain Bolt will race the 200m final after comfortably winning his semi-final, but there was no place for American rival Justin Gatlin as he failed to qualify.

Bolt continues quest as Taylor, Perkovic retain titles

2016-08-16 18:42

Usain Bolt took the next step in his quest for a "triple triple" of sprint golds as Christian Taylor and Sandra Perkovic both retained their Olympic crowns.

Bolt eyes 200m world record

2016-08-15 21:26

After retaining his 100m title, Usain Bolt says is targeting the 200m world record at the Olympics in Rio.

Bolt: I expected to go faster

2016-08-15 10:30

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt claimed gold over 100m for the third Olympic games running, beating rival Justin Gatlin in the process.

WATCH: Bolt's reaction to Wayde's WR is priceless

2016-08-15 08:50

Wayde van Niekerk left sprint star Usain Bolt stunned after winning the Olympic 400m gold medal in record breaking time.

Legend meets legend: Bolt congratulates Van Niekerk

2016-08-15 06:10

Moments after clinching a third straight 100m Olympic gold medal, Usain Bolt went over to congratulate Wayde van Niekerk on his 400m victory.


Athletics nervously enters post-Bolt world

2016-08-22 11:06

As doping-tainted athletics emerges from its darkest hour fighting to restore its credibility, and it will have to cross without Usain Bolt.

Bolt completes 'triple-triple', wins 4x100m relay

2016-08-20 07:00

Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt led his team-mates to victory in the 4x100m relay, completing a "triple-triple" of Olympic golds.

Bolt hints he's done with 200m

2016-08-19 09:58

Usain Bolt wrote another chapter of improbable Olympic history with a third consecutive 200m crown.

Bolt looks to hand out a 200m lesson

2016-08-18 11:22

Usain Bolt considers the 200m his best race, and on Thursday he'll be aiming for Olympic gold along with the world record.

Ellen DeGeneres defends herself after backlash from meme

2016-08-17 10:02

Ellen DeGeneres says she's not racist after receiving backlash on social media for posting an edited photo of herself with Usain Bolt.

Usain Bolt vs. flame: World's fastest man to race against fire!

2016-08-16 09:15

World record-holder Usain Bolt has risen to numerous challenges on the track. Now the world's fastest athlete will face a unique test of his speed - a race against fire!

Bolt open to 300m showdown with Wayde

2016-08-15 16:50

Usain Bolt, fresh from winning an unprecedented third consecutive Olympic 100m gold, said he was open to racing Wayde van Niekerk over 300m.

Usain Bolt bigger than Bob Marley?

2016-08-15 10:10

Jamaica's Yohan Blake failed to medal in the men's 100m at the Rio Olympics, but paid tribute to team-mate Usain Bolt.

Van Niekerk lays down challenge to Bolt

2016-08-15 07:03

South African 400m gold medal winner - and world record holder - Wayde van Niekerk has expressed a desire to face Jamaica's Usain Bolt.

Bolt told Wayde he'd break world record

2016-08-15 05:25

Usain Bolt had told Wayde van Niekerk in the build-up to Rio 2016 that he would break Michael Johnson's 400m world record.

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