Brazil's worst-ever recession has unexpectedly deepened; GDP dropped by 3.6 percent in 2016; almost as bad as 2015's 3.8 percent slump.
Organisers promised the Rio de Janeiro Olympics would bring long-term benefits to the Brazilian city and its residents.
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Olympic champions Mo Farah and Justin Rose were among athletes targeted on Monday in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the World Anti-Doping Agency says were shared by the Fancy B
A group of Russian hackers calling themselves ‘Fancy Bears’ on Tuesday leaked confidential medical files of some US athletes, including four time Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Simone Biles and te
The International Olympic Committee continued its fight against doping by disqualifying six more athletes for having failed tests at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The 34th Mexico City marathon took place on Sunday and some 35,000 runners braved the blistering temperatures.
Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee because of “alleged mismanagement” of the national team during the Rio Games.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked National Olympic team members for their achievements in Rio and rewarded them with a BMW each at a
Hungary’s Olympic athletes received a warm welcome upon their return to Budapest from Rio: with eight gold medals and 15 overall the country finished 12th in the medals…
Jordan’s first ever Olympic medalist Abu Ghaush was treated to a hero’s welcome as he arrived back home on Tuesday night.
The Olympic flag arrived at Haneda International airport in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Cable car is a common form of public transport in Rio de Janeiro.
Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…
Britain is indisputably back as an Olympic superpower as Will Satch’s team-mates left Rio with 67 medals, including 27 gold, sitting proudly second, above China and behind only the all-powerful United
Russia has lost its appeal against its ban from next month’s Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme.
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Charities have hit out at the precarious state of the 2016 Paralympic Games, which is likely to take place under the shadow of a huge funding crisis
Russia won’t take part in next month’s Rio Paralympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a ban imposed over the state-sponsored doping…
A spectacular firework display closed the 2016 Rio Olympics in much the same way as the Games began.
Ryan Lochte’s shinangans in Rio has landed the six -time olympic gold medallist in deep water.
Despite a troubled build up to and a few embarrassing hiccups during, Rio de Janeiro did eventually deliver a successful Olympic Games.
New Zealand’s Nikki Hamblin was praised for embodying the Olympic spirit when she stopped to help US runner Abbey D’Agostino during their 5,000m race at the Rio…
What the wind and rain isn’t bringing down is starting to come down as workers begin to dismantle the Olympics infrastructure not needed for the upcoming…