As captain and star player for hosts Gabon, there is tremendous focus on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at this year's Africa Cup of Nations. But the 27-year-old is visibly stressed, with the weight of a troubled country resting on his shoulders.
Something needs to change if more cities are to consider bidding to host the Olympics. Could consolidating them into a truly unified Games with the Paralympics be the answer?
While China is dominating the Paralympic medal table in Rio, the treatment of disabled people back home still falls painfully short.
Ahead of defending his 200 metres title this weekend, Paralympian Richard Whitehead remains Britain’s most underrated sporting champion.
Athletes are asking if it's time for the Olympics and Paralympics to merge. We spoke to competitors on both sides to gauge their feeling on the debate.