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Pollution Concerns Raised at Rio 2016 Venues After Studies Find “Super-Bacteria”

Pollution worries have once again risen ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after a report claimed that drug-resistant "super-bacteria” has been found at...

United States Secure Third Straight FINA Women’s Water Polo World League Crown with Win...

The United States secured their third straight International Swimming Federation (FINA) Women’s Water Polo World League Super Final crown as they overcame Spain 13-9...

Brazilian Health Minister Claims Zika Cases Have Fallen 90 Percent in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian Health Minister Ricardo Barros has said that the number of Zika virus cases recorded in Rio de Janeiro has fallen 90 per cent...

Olympic History for Taekwondo Athletes

Celebrating 100 days to go until the opening of the 2016 Rio Olympics, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) announced, millions of fans around the world...

Opening Ceremony producer predicts Rio 2016 will show “joy of Brazil” despite conflict

The Opening Ceremony of this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, due to take place in exactly 100 days time, will convey a...

Olympic flame officially handed over to Rio 2016

Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has formally received the Olympic flame on behalf of his city at a colourful Handover Ceremony in Athens. It was...

Rio City Government claim Barra Olympic Park is 95 per cent complete

The Rio de Janeiro City Government have claimed that the Barra Olympic Park is 95 per cent complete as 2015 draws to a close. During...

Rio de Janeiro’s favelas will be off-limits to Australian athletes

Rio de Janeiro’s favelas will be off-limits to Australian athletes during the 2016 Olympics, the Australian Olympic Committee confirmed in a statement in response to comments...

“Swift action” required to ensure all hotels ready in time for Rio 2016 Olympics

"Swift action" is required to complete the Trump Hotel due to house seven International Federations in Rio de Janeiro during this year's Olympic Games. The...

McFadden eyeing unprecedented sweep of Paralympic gold medals at Rio 2016

American wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden is confident she has what it takes to win seven gold medals at this year's Paralympic Games in Rio...

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