Keyword: Rio

Greater Manchester 'has more Olympic golds than France or Japan'

The Guardian's tongue-in-cheek report shows British athletes from Manchester competing in Olympic games have won 14 gold medals, five silvers and one bronze.

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French athlete's example of courage in Rio race-walking event

Yohann Diniz, 38, completed the 50-kilometre Rio Olympics event in scorching heat despite an attack of diarrhoea, blood loss and once collapsing.

Air France Paris-Rio crash due to 'human error'

June 2009 crash which killed all 228 people on board 'could have been avoided if the crew had taken appropriate action' says expert report.

Pilot error and faulty equipment caused 2009 Air France crash, investigators say

A combination of mistakes by inadequately trained pilots and faulty equipment caused an Air France jet to plunge into the Atlantic in 2009.