The achievements of the Paralympians, and societal shift towards more inclusivity and the celebration of diversity, has had a dramatic effect on the lives of people living with disability.
Take a deep breath Ryan.
The swimwear company has made the most of a messy situation.
The Olympics are an opportunity for eSport to drive a new social movement.
For Rio de Janeiro and for Brazil, these Olympic Games arrived at the worst possible time.
Instead of showcasing a rising global power with a booming economy, the 2014 Games put a spotlight on Brazil's most serious economic recession since the 1930s, along with a host of social problems.
Ledecky celebrates her new world record at the 2016 Olympic games.
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Have we reached peak human?
Amanda Beard, Ian Thorpe, Allison Schmidt, McKayla Maroney – many athletes have dealt with depression after the Olympic Games.
Taekwondo champ Jade Jones celebrates a gold medal with her mother.
Child sport success relies on having a positive parental influence.
A JR giant.
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It's time to finally put art on the Olympic map, prove the sceptics wrong, and renew and advance some of the more tired aspects of the Games staging process.
If empty seats and other Olympics are anything to go by, it's unlikely Brazil will get a tourism boost from Rio 2016.
Mark Mangini (left) and David White hold this year’s Oscar for Sound Editing for Mad Max: Fury Road.
Amid the hand-wringing about the price of an Olympic medal, our experts crunched the numbers on the cost of success in the arts. And at A$8 million per international award, it turns out that elite culture is a lot better value than sport.
Brazilian pro skateboarder Luan Olivera performs a switch 360 flip at the Maloof Cup, a skateboarding competition in South Africa.
Can skateboarding – with its anti-establishment ethos and emphasis on individuality – mesh with the corporatized Olympics?
Bolt strides to victory in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
No carb-loading necessary ...
Corporations benefit from using public spaces during the Olympic Games – but Rio made sure local businesses also got a slice of the pie.
Photographers can't pay the bills with Instagram likes – but it's pushing them to capture more spectacular images than ever before.
In a world where few believed in an afterlife, this-worldly glory mattered immensely.
There's plenty of evidence to suggest that attempts to manipulate the outcome of the competitions are as old as the Games themselves.
Say goodbye to this old set up.
Television is dead; long live the Olympics.
The living room TV isn’t the only way to watch the Olympics these days.
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The way we consume sport is changing, and that's having massive ramifications on the way sport and broadcast television are funded.
Athletes need to learn to find and access their ideal emotional state to achieve their best.
Racewalkers turn a corner – keeping one foot on the ground – during the women’s 20-km event at the 2012 London Olympics.
Racewalking has been part of the Olympic Games since 1904, but gets little respect in the United States. That might change if Americans knew a little more about it.
Let me hear your body talk …
Working out is always good for you – until it's not.