Russian Pole Vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva’s last gasp attempt to compete at the Rio Olympcis has failed after a Swiss Court rejected her appeal against her ban.
The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.
She grabbed the world’s attention and affection aged 14. In 1976 this Romanian gymnast scored the first perfect ten in Olympic history and remains a
Tunisian long distance swimmer Oussama Mellouli says it would be a dream come true if he were to win a third straight Olympic gold in Rio.
Rio Olympic organisers continued to be plagued with problems as strong winds, a knife-point robbery of a foreign government official and fresh doping
Sunday – day two of the Olympics – saw fans continue their Rio routine, heading off to their chosen event, in the Brazilian sunshine.
The Rio 2016 Olympics have only just begun but the drumbeat is already rolling for Tokyo 2020.
For the first time ever, an entire refugee team made up of athletes of different nationalities is taking part in the Olympics.
The world witnessed an explosive opening to the Rio Olympics, with fireworks inside and protests outside the Maracaña stadium.
Chris Froome will lead the Great Britain team as he bids to emulate the feat of compatriot Bradley Wiggins in the Olympic cycling road race on Saturday.
The Rio 2016 Olympic games are now upon us and all eyes are already on Usain Bolt as the Jamaican sprinter prepares to defend the 100m, 200m and sprint relay titles he won in Beijing in 2008 and in Lo
Switzerland’s Martina Hingis announced she was looking forward to competing at the Rio Olympics, which will be her first Games since 1996.
Security measures at the Rio 2016 Olympic games are in place ahead of Friday evening’s opening ceremony.
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Fears that athletes will contract the Zika virus at Brazil’s Olympic Games won’t go away.
Samba rhythms are in full swing in Rio de Janeiro, with the Olympic torch almost ready to enter the famed Maracana football stadium to get the Games officially underway on…
Russian Olympic Committee head Alexander Zhukov announced 271 Russian athletes will take part in the Rio Games amid the country’s unfolding doping scandal.
Organisers were still frantically rushing to prepare venues just ahead of the first Games on the South American continent.
Five new sports will feature at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games: skateboarding, surfing, climbing, baseball/softball and karate.
As the Olympic Games starts in Brazil, Business Line examines the turmoil and the cost of the Russian doping scandal.
South America’s first Olympic Games kicked off as the Swedish women’s football team defeated South Africa 1-0 at Rio’s Olympic stadium.
Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will represent Spain at the Olympics in Rio, despite injury concerns, a significant boost for tennis at the Games with several other high-profile players missing.
The Rio Games will be the first to host athletes competing under the flag of Kosovo, which proclaimed independence from Serbia in 2008.
The Olympic torch has arrived in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Games having been carried through more than 300 cities by over 12,000 individuals, including athletes and celebrities.
It’s Brazil’s busiest border point – and with tens of thousands of people crossing back and forth each day from Paraguay and Argentina – security forces have stepped up checks amid fears of arms traff
The 129th Session of the International Olympic Committee got underway this week with an Opening Ceremony at the Cidade das Artes in Rio de Janeiro.