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Coates Admits Rio 2016 ‘Most Difficult’ Games but IOC Insist They Will be a...

International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials insist they have "absolutely no regrets" about awarding the Games to Rio de Janeiro despite the organisation's vice-president John...

Shoot-Out on Olympic Bus Route Causes Station Closures in Rio

Three stations on a bus-route connecting Rio de Janeiro's airport with the Olympic Park were briefly closed after a shoot-out between police and drug...

Rome Mayor Says Paying for Olympics “Immoral”

It is hard to tell if reality has set in for Brazil or just one politician has jumped to a conclusion. Rio de Janeiro's...

What has Happened to the Olympic Games?

Where did it go wrong, this seemingly ready-made debacle that is occurring in Rio ahead of the 2016 Summer Games? What with the pollution,...

Australian Paralympic Sailor Tesch Mugged at Gunpoint While Cycling in Rio de Janeiro

Six-time Paralympian Liesl Tesch has been robbed at gunpoint close to the Guanabara Bay sailing venue as security fears continue to rise ahead of...

Rio de Janeiro State Government Facing “Financial Calamity” Less Than 50 Days Until Olympic...

Rio de Janeiro State Governor Francisco Dornelles has declared an unprecedented ‚Äústate of public calamity in financial administration‚ÄĚ with less than 50 days until...

Brazilian Sports Minister defends safety record after report reveals deaths of 11 workers on...

Brazilian Sports Minister Ricardo Leyser has claimed that venues to be used at this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are...

Tereshuk Takes World Cup Gold in Palm Springs But Newcomer Steals Show

Ukraine's Victoria Tereshuk claimed victory in the women's event at the Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Palm Springs, but is was China's silver medalist...

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