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As It Happened, Rio Olympics 2016, Day 14: PV Sindhu Bags Silver, Usain Bolt Completes Triple Hat-Trick

Catch all the action from day fourteen of the Rio Olympics 2016 with our LIVE UPDATES.

Updated:August 20, 2016, 7:41 AM IST
As It Happened, Rio Olympics 2016, Day 14: PV Sindhu Bags Silver, Usain Bolt Completes Triple Hat-Trick
PV Sindhu reacts against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara during the match. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Thank you all who joined us through Day 14 of the Rio Olympics. We will be back with you in about 9 hours from now. Good bye!

Athletics: USA disqualified in men's 4x100m relay, giving the bronze to Canada. Usain Bolt-led Jamaica claimed gold, Japan silver.

"Triple Treble"

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BREAKING: Usain Bolt leads Jamaica to 4x100m men's relay gold at Rio 2016 to take his personal tally to 9 gold medals at the Olympics. Bolt completes a world record of sweep of 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay golds at three successive Olympics since Beijing 2008.

Medal alert: United States win women's 4x100m relay Gold.

Update: Indian Men 4x400m Relay team was disqualified for wrongful change of baton during the anchor leg between Dharun and Rajiv. Medal alert: Kenyan Vivian Cheruiyot wins women's 5000m Gold.

India finishes seventh in Heat-2 of Men's 4x400m relay, fail to enter the finals. India's men's 4X400m relay team will be in action shortly.

Athletics: India finishes 7th in Heat-2 of Women's 4x400m relay, fail to enter the finals.

India's women's 4X400m relay team will be in action shortly in heat 2.

Medal alert: Germany beat Sweden 2-1 to win gold medal in women's football.

Medal alert: Great Britain Women beat Netherlands 2-0 in the shootout to win hockey gold.

Netherlands 3-3 Great Britain after full-time. Women's Hockey final goes into shootout.

Athletics: India's Sandeep Kumar fnishes 34th in men's 50km race walk event.

India's Aditi Ashok had horrendous third round of eight-over 79 to drop 23 places to be tied 31st in the women's golf event.

Georgia's Khinchegashvili wins men's freestyle wrestling 57kg gold

Athletics: India's Khushbir Kaur finishes 54 in the 20 km Race, Sapana fails finish the race.

20 km women's Race Walk: Khushbir Kaur in 45th place after 6 km mark with a timing of 28:04. 20 km women's Race Walk: India's Sapna Punia in 46th place after 6km mark with a timing of 28:05

Golf Update: Aditi Ashok putting in a superb performance but has slipped to 12th now Golf Update Eight holes - one birdie, two bogeys and five pars. Rd 3 story so far for Aditi Ashok. Currently -5, tied 10th Golf Update: Aditi Ashok is currently tied at tenth in the 3rd Round of Women's Golf

Medal Tally: India moves up to 61st spot with 1 Silver & 1 Bronze

We are grateful to Gopichand for the hard work and giving silver medal to country: Sindhu's father

BREAKING: PV Sindhu settles for Silver after losing 21-19, 12-21, 15-21 against Spain's Caroline Marine in women's singles badminton final. Badminton: Sindhu still staying in it. 14-16 Badminton: 12-15 - Sindhu trails

Badminton: Sindhu with couple of loose points. Down 10-13

Badminton: PV Sindhu is down 10-11 in the interval in the final game

Badminton: It's 10-10. What a finale

Badminton: It's neck to neck here. 9-10 in favour of Spaniard

Badminton: Three consecutive points by Sindhu and the difference in now just 2 points. 7-9

Badminton: Carolina Marin is completely dominating Sindhu here. Indian trails 4-9

Badminton: Couple of good points for Sindhu but she still trails 3-6

Badminton: PV Sindhu's body language not looking good at all. She is down 1-6 now

Badminton: Carolina Marin up 4-1 in the final game.

Badminton: Loose points by PV Sindhu. Down 0-2 already in the third game Badminton: Third game is underway Badminton: PV Sindhu loses second game 12-21. It's down to the final game then. Great game by World Champion Carolina Marin Badminton: PV Sindhu trails 9-18 in the second game. Marin smashes are on some other level today. Sindhu with no answer to that

Badminton: Marin totally dominating the second game. She is up 14-7

Badminton: PV Sindhu is struggling in the second game. 5-12

Badminton: Carolina Marin is back with some style in the second game. She is up 11-2 against PV Sindhu.

Wrestling Update: No repechage for Sandeep Tomar as Hassan Rahimi beats Victor Lebedev 6-1 in their 57 kg quarterfinal meeting.

Badminton: Carolina Marin up 6-1 against PV Sindhu. Indian needs to find her focus back

Badminton: PV Sindhu with slow start in the second game. Down 0-3

PV Sindhu is one game away from the gold medal. Come on!

Badminton: PV Sinhu wins first game 21-19. It has been an exceptional performance by the Indian

Badminton: It's 19-19. What a fantastic final it has been so far

Badminton: PV Sindhu trailing 18-19

Badminton: Superb rally and point for PV Sindhu. It's 16-17 now against the Indian

Badminton: It's getting tight here. Just one point in it now. 15-16

Badminton: Lots of unforced errors by both the players. PV Sindhu is down 13-16

Badminton: PV Sindhu down 11-15. She needs to hang in there

Badminton: Three quick points for PV Sindhu. She is not going down without a fight here for sure. 9-12

Badminton: PV Sindhu trails 6-11 against Carolina Marin. Sindhu needs to focus here

Badminton: Carolina Marin is just at another level at the moment. She is up 9-5 against PV Sindhu

Badminton: PV Sindhu needs to up the ante fast. She is down 3-7 against World No.1

Badminton: Not looking good for PV Sindhu early on. Down 2-5 in the first game

Badminton: Both the players look pumped up. It's 2-2

Badminton: It's 1-1

Badminton: PV Sindhu walks into the court. History beckons for the Indian

Badminton: PV Sindhu's Gold Medal match is up next! Go for Glory girl Golf: Aditi Ashok will be in action shortly Men's Race Walking: Sandeep Kumar is in the 47th place at the 30km mark with a timing of 2:24:35. He is 13:06 behind the leader Wrestling: Sandeep Tomar loses 3-7 in the opening bout. If his Russain opponent makes it to final - Tomar will have a chance of winning Bronze medal with a repechage Wrestling: Not looking good for Sandeep Tomar -- he is down 0-5 now. Struggling against the Russian Wrestling: Sandeep Tomar is trailing 0-3 after first period. Wrestling: Sandeep Tomar starts his Wrestling campaign. Badminton: PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin women's badminton final will start after the 2nd men's semi-final Badminton: PV Sindhu's match likely to be delayed Badminton: All Set for the Big Woman's final now. Its 15 minutes away Badminton: Lee Chong Wei enters Men's Badminton Final after 15-21 21-11 22-20 win over Lin Dan

Badminton: PV Sindhu reaches stadium

Men's Race Walking: Sandeep Kumar maintains 50th position after 20km. He is 6:44 behind the leader

18.00: Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh said he is proud of ace shuttler P V Sindhu's performance at the Rio Olympics and hopes she will clinch the gold medal in the women's singles summit clash of the sports event.

Badminton: Lee Chong Wei levels the match at 1-1 with a 21-11 win over Lin Dan in the second game in the semi-finals

Men's Race Walking: Sandeep Kumar improves three ranks at the 10km mark. He is now 54th with a timing of 46:58.



Men's Race Walking: India's Sandeep Kumar is 57th at the 5km mark with a timing of 23:49.

Today's events:


Aditi Ashok, women's individual stroke play round one, 4 pm onwards


50km walk- Sandeep Kumar, Manish Singh 4:30pm


PV Sindhu 6:55 pm


Sandeep Tomar- 7:02 pm onwards

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