Demonstrations turn violent on the streets of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
A firefighter died when a blaze destroyed a large part of Sao Paulo’s nineteenth century railway station on Monday. The building houses a museum
A colourful spectacle of fireworks and lights marked the launching of Rio de Janeiro’s traditional floating Christmas tree on Saturday. The massive
Brazil’s political and financial turmoil will affect next year’s Rio Olympics but any challenges will have to be overcome, the International Olympic
Mexico narrowly avoided a threat of suspension from next year’s Rio Olympics, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) found no evidence of
The members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are set to convene on Tuesday for a three-day executive board meeting, amid political and
The test events for next year’s Rio Olympics are coming thick and fast now. After sailing, badminton and field hockey, the latest venue to be put
People around the world showed their sorrow and solidarity with France on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attacks. In Rio de Janeiro the iconic
Rio 2016 organisers have been forced to make major cutbacks in order to stay within the $1.9 billion operational budget, it was announced
Film star Johnny Depp was among celebrities who helped the hard of hearing in Brazil.
Depp joined the likes of Alice Cooper and Joe Perry to turn
Despite workers adding the finishing touches to the exterior the Future Arena that will host next year’s Olympic handball and paralympic goalball
German sailor Erik Heil has been admitted to hospital for several skin infections after competing at a Rio Olympic test event held in polluted
South Korean windsurfer Wonwoo Cho was taken to hospital earlier this week after falling ill at the Olympic sailing test event in Rio de Janeiro’s
Organizers for next year’s Olympics have played down concerns over athletes’ safety in Rio’s polluted waterways for next year’s Games.
Tom Daley and the Olympics may go together like toast and jam but the former World Champion told Euronews in an interview Thursday that he didn’t
With just over one year to go before the 2016 Rio Olympics, the athletes’ village is 85 percent complete – according to the company building it
Former Brazil international and two time player of the year Ronaldinho was unveiled by his new club Fluminense. The former Barcelona ace signed with
The International Olympic Committee once again expressed concern on Monday over the water pollution in Rio’s Guanabara Bay which will hold the
Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger presented the winner of the Pro Fitness body building competition at the Arnold Classic
Italy’s Francesca Boscarelli warmed up nicely ahead of next month’s European fencing championships by winning the women’s epee at the Fencing Grand
Yannick Borel continued France’s dominance of the men’s epee discipline this season by winning the latest International Fencing Grand Prix in Rio De
The World Anti-Doping Agency lifted the ban on Rio de Janiero’s doping laboratory on Wednesday, just in time for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to step up her involvement in preparations for the Rio Olympics in a meeting on Tuesday.
Dead fish continued to wash up on the banks of a Rio de Janeiro lagoon that is scheduled to hold Olympic rowing and canoeing competitions during the
Dozens of people have taken part in a march and symbolic burial in Rio de Janeiro, to protest against violence in the city’s shantytowns. It comes
Hundreds of people protested in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, blaming Brazilian police for the death of a 10-year-old boy during clashes with locals in