Defending champions Great Britain won silver in the Olympic team dressage, as world champions Germany claimed gold. The British quartet - Spencer Wilton, Fiona Bigwood, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin - were beaten into second by 3.334 points. Germany's Sonke Rothenberger, Dorothee Schneider, Kristina Broring-Sprehe and Isabell Werth scored 81.936 points, with Britain on 78.602. The United States won bronze

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain win team dressage silver, Germany take gold

Defending champions Great Britain won silver in the Olympic team dressage, as world champions Germany claimed gold. The British quartet - Spencer Wilton, Fiona Bigwood, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin - were beaten into second by 3.334 points. Germany's Sonke Rothenberger, Dorothee Schneider, Kristina Broring-Sprehe and Isabell Werth scored 81.936 points, with Britain on 78.602. The United States won bronze

Carl Hester, Fiona Bigwood, Charlotte Dujardin and Spencer Wilton take the Dressage Team Grand Prix Special ‪#‎Silver‬ medal! After some wonderful rides, finishing with a team score of 78.595%. Congratulations!

Carl Hester, Fiona Bigwood, Charlotte Dujardin and Spencer Wilton take the Dressage Team Grand Prix Special ‪#‎Silver‬ medal! After some wonderful rides, finishing with a team score of 78.595%. Congratulations!

Fiona Bigwood, Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester, and Spencer Wilton: Silver in…

Fiona Bigwood, Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester, and Spencer Wilton: Silver in…

Charlotte Dujardin (centre) with her gold medal, alongside silver medallist…

Charlotte Dujardin retains Olympic individual dressage title in Rio

Charlotte Dujardin (centre) with her gold medal, alongside silver medallist…

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson won Olympic gold in the 200m to complete a sprint double in Rio. Thompson, 24, clocked 21.78 seconds to beat Netherlands' world champion Dafne Schippers by 0.13sec and add the 200m title to the gold she won in the 100m. USA's Tori Bowie took bronze in 22.15, while Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith, 20, ran 22.31 to finish fifth.

Rio Olympics 2016: Elaine Thompson wins women's 200m gold, Dina Asher-Smith fifth

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson won Olympic gold in the 200m to complete a sprint double in Rio. Thompson, 24, clocked 21.78 seconds to beat Netherlands' world champion Dafne Schippers by 0.13sec and add the 200m title to the gold she won in the 100m. USA's Tori Bowie took bronze in 22.15, while Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith, 20, ran 22.31 to finish fifth.

Peaty opens up about 'brutal' Team GB selection trials as he bids to claim Rio 2016 spot

Peaty opens up about 'brutal' Team GB selection trials as he bids to claim Rio 2016 spot

Plymouth diver Tom Daley is one of Team GB's brightest medal hopes for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.    	And he will get his first chance to…

Plymouth diver Tom Daley is one of Team GB's brightest medal hopes for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. And he will get his first chance to…

Rio Olympics 2016: Laura Trott leads Team GB to gold in team pursuit; Callum…

Rio Olympics 2016: Laura Trott leads Team GB to gold in team pursuit; Callum Skinner and Jason Kenny set-up all-British final and Andy Murray moves one step closer to glory

Rio Olympics 2016: Laura Trott leads Team GB to gold in team pursuit; Callum…

Michelle Carter wins gold in the women's shot put. 2nd American to medal in the event (Earlene Brown, Bronze 1960)

Michelle Carter wins gold in the women's shot put. 2nd American to medal in the event (Earlene Brown, Bronze 1960)

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