Paul Drinkhall leads the way as six table tennis players selected for Team GB

London 2012 Olympics: Paul Drinkhall leads the way as six table tennis players selected for Team GB

Andy Murray serving as flag bearer for Team GB

Who, What, Why: Why is it Team GB, not Team UK?

Usain Bolt claimed a record third 100m title while tennis player Andy Murray won Britain's fifth Rio gold on GB's best day at an overseas Olympics.  A 15th gold of the Games, putting GB second in the medal table, followed gymnast Max Whitlock's historic double success and Justin Rose's golf victory.  Cyclist Jason Kenny defeated team-mate Callum Skinner for his fifth title.

Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt wins; GB golds for Whitlock, Murray, Rose & Kenny

Usain Bolt claimed a record third 100m title while tennis player Andy Murray won Britain's fifth Rio gold on GB's best day at an overseas Olympics. A 15th gold of the Games, putting GB second in the medal table, followed gymnast Max Whitlock's historic double success and Justin Rose's golf victory. Cyclist Jason Kenny defeated team-mate Callum Skinner for his fifth title.

Ding Ning of China in action during her Women's Singles Table Tennis quarter-final victory over Ai Fukuhara of Japan

Ding Ning of China in action during her Women's Singles Table Tennis quarter-final victory over Ai Fukuhara of Japan

: Wang Hao of China plays a shot during Men's Singles Table Tennis Gold medal match against Zhang Jike of China on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

: Wang Hao of China plays a shot during Men's Singles Table Tennis Gold medal match against Zhang Jike of China on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

Gold: Zhang Jike (center, China)Silver: Wang Hao (left, China)  Bronze: Dimitrij Ovtcharov (Germany)  in Table Tennis - Men's singles

Thursday's Olympic medal winners

Gold: Zhang Jike (center, China)Silver: Wang Hao (left, China) Bronze: Dimitrij Ovtcharov (Germany) in Table Tennis - Men's singles

China's Ding Ning on her wayto winning gold in Women's Team Table Tennis Gold Medal Match against Japan

China's Ding Ning on her wayto winning gold in Women's Team Table Tennis Gold Medal Match against Japan

Ning Gao of Singapore returns the ball during his Men's Singles Table Tennis match. Need his shirt for LSU games.

Ning Gao of Singapore returns the ball during his Men's Singles Table Tennis match. Need his shirt for LSU games.

Werner Schlager, österreichischer Tischtennisweltmeister 2003 - hat auch in der Tischtennishalle Langegasse gespielt

Werner Schlager, österreichischer Tischtennisweltmeister 2003 - hat auch in der Tischtennishalle Langegasse gespielt

*** BESTPIX *** LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08:  Timo Boll of Germany celebrates defeating Tianyi Jiang of Hong Kong, China and winning the Men's Team Table Tennis bronze medal match on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 8, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images) Photo: Michael Regan, Getty Images / SF

Best of Olympics in pictures

*** BESTPIX *** LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Timo Boll of Germany celebrates defeating Tianyi Jiang of Hong Kong, China and winning the Men's Team Table Tennis bronze medal match on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images) Photo: Michael Regan, Getty Images / SF

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