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By Tom Rostance

All times stated are UK

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    Eight medals - three golds, four silvers and one bronze - mean that Britain remain third in the medal table, one place above Germany, and take their total to 30 at the Games. That's one more than at the same stage of London 2012.

    Mo Farah, 33, became the first British track and field athlete to secure three Olympic titles - following a long-distance double at London 2012.

    Laura Trott, 24, is the first female GB competitor to win a third gold, having triumphed alongside Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Elinor Barker and Katie Archibald.

    Catch up on anything you may have missed here.

    If you stayed with us to the bitter end, we salute you.

    A sensational effort. But now it's bedtime. 

  2. 'Thiam was on fire' - Ennis-Hill


    Rio 2016 heptathlon silver medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill speaking on BBC Radio 5 live: 

    "I wanted to defend my title, but I'm so proud to be on the podium with a silver medal.

    "I was just thinking, gosh, I've got to beat her by 10 seconds. Toni [her coach] told me to give it everything, and that's what I did.

    "The better heptathlete won, Thiam was on fire through all of her events. She's an incredible talent and she deserves that gold medal.

    "It's going to be a tough decision, I'm going to go away and think about it. At this moment, I'm tired and emotional, it's a big decision. 

    "What I achieved in 2012 was so special...London 2017 would be incredible to go to, but this event is so draining. I need to go away and decide."

  3. Brazil through to semis

    A comfortable 2-0 win over Colombia sees Brazil through to the semi-finals of the football along with Nigeria, Germany and Honduras. 

    Neymar's freekick and Luan's finish five minutes from time seals the deal for the hosts. After their shocking start it's looking good for the hosts. 

    Brazil's Neymar and Luan celebrate
  4. Gold!

    Farah's fabulous moment

  5. The face of a champion

    Alistair Magowan

    BBC Sport in Rio

    Nafissatou Thiam

    A beaming Nafissatou Thiam does the rounds on the multi-tiered mixed zone, which is at least 50 news organisations-strong.

    It should be an eighth event of the heptathlon.

  6. It's an emotional time!

    A tearful Ennis-Hill hints at retirement

  7. How close?

    Women's heptathlon

  8. Everybody is crying

    Jess Ennis-Hill wins heptathlon silver

    Nicola Ross: Phil's just made me cry too. Massive congratulations to Jess, a proper star and a lovely, lovely person too.

    Nanette Thomas: Right I really need sleep now otherwise I'll be blubbing too! Come on Jess one more year!

    Em J Bjørnaali: I'm nearly crying myself just thinking about Jess retiring! It might also be that it's nearly 4 am here

    Harriet Butler: I'm already crying Jess.

  9. 'An incredible comeback for Phelps'

    Karen Pickering

    BBC swimming & diving expert

    We've ran out of words to describe what Michael Phelps has done.

    This comeback has coincided with such great form, and we've seen much more of him emotionally. You get drawn into him. It seems such a shame if this is the last time we see him race.

  10. Swimming

    It's been a fine Olympics in the pool for Great Britain. But convert those fourth places and my word...

  11. Post update

    Imagine how good Thiam will be when she gives up the carnage pub crawls and rounds of shots at Uni every week...

  12. Athletics

    New gold medallist Nafissatou Thiam: "I still can't believe it, I didn't come for a medal. I didn't think about it at all. I am really happy.

    "I don't even know how I did this! I knew I was in good form and just tried to focus on each event individually.

    "In the 800m I was just trying not to let Jess go, I thought I could do 2:15 or 16 and not let her go too far. I guess my life is going to change, I am still at university so maybe I have a decision to make!"

  13. Done?

    Jessica Ennis-Hill wins heptathlon silver

    Michael Johnson

    Four-time Olympic gold medallist athlete on BBC One

    Will Jessica Ennis-Hill retire after winning heptathlon silver or carry on for the 2017 World Championships in London?

    It sounds to me like it is done. Why would you come back? You have had an Olympic gold in her home Olympics and she would have to go out and train every day for a year for next year.

    She won at the Olympics, so the World Championships in London will pale in comparison.

  14. 'I did it for Rhianna' - Farah

    BBC Radio 5 Live

    Three-time Olympic champion Mo Farah speaking on BBC Radio 5 live after winning gold in the men's 10,000 metres at Rio 2016:

    "The emotion was very high.

    "At one moment I thought my dream was over, my race was over. I tried to be tough, and that is what I did.

    "Once you've fallen, it's hard to get back up and win. I was thinking 'no, no. I can't let Rhianna [his stepdaughter] down'. I always wanted to do it for her. My twins got the double gold from London and I promised this one to her. That's what drove me home.

    "It was very lucky that the fall came early on in the race."

  15. GB did have one gold on the track tonight...

    Farah gold
  16. Post update

    Jessica Ennis-Hill wins heptathlon silver

    Hull City footballer Curtis Davies on Twitter..

  17. Ennis-Hill to take time over career decision

    Jessica Ennis-Hill wins heptathlon silver

    Jessica Ennis-Hill has just told BBC Sport: "It's so hard to find the words to describe this. It's very emotional.

    "Mo was incredible and Greg was amazing as well. We've all done really well.

    "I have to make a big decision about what I'm going to do. This could be my last one. I don't want to cry!"

  18. 'Proud'

    Katharine Merry, 400m Olympic bronze medallist in 2000, on Twitter.

  19. Get involved


    Jacqueline Critchley: Who knew sport could make you cry, jump up and down, shout & scream between 12:00-03:00! #bbcsupersaturday it's been a pleasure!

    Bob Farrell: Mo,Jess and Greg all medaling 4 years on I think is a greater achievement as the competition has improved and no home crowd

  20. Athletics

    Jessica Ennis-Hill finally does crack into tears - she heavily hinted that that was her final Olympics. She would be 34 in Tokyo.