The blood and the tears, the agony and ectasy. Re-live the best of the day's Olympic action through the best images.
A general view of the action between Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen of Netherlands and Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil during the beach volleyball.
Germany's Laura Ludwig celebrates victory over Brazil in the beach volleyball semi-final match at the Beach Volley Arena. Germany will go for gold tomorrow (Wednesday).
Simone Biles puts the finishing touches on one of the greatest Olympics by a gymnast ever, capturing her fourth gold of the games with a showstopping performance.
Argentina beat Germany 5-2 to reach the men's hockey final. The South Americans will face Belgium for gold, while Germany can get bronze when they face the Netherlands.
Epke Zonderland of the Netherlands suffers a heart-stopping fall while competing in the Horizontal Bar Final, which was eventually won by German veteran Fabian Hambüchen.
Xinyue Su of China competes during the Women's Discus Throw Final, which was eventually won by Croatia's Sandra Perkovic.
United Arab Emirates para-athlete Abdullah Hayayei has died following a training incident. The 36-year-old was preparing for the upcoming World Para-athletics championships, which begin in London on Friday.
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