Rio 2016: Protesters run ‘torch of shame’ relay
With less than a week from the start of the Rio Olympic Games, protesters have staged the ‘torch of shame' relay, running through some of the city's deprived areas.
Kenyan athletes head to Rio after threat of Olympic ban
Kenyan athletes are heading to Rio after several months of doping scandals and the threat of an Olympic ban.
India's Rio-bound wrestler Yadav fails doping test
An Indian wrestler due to compete at the Rio Olympics has tested positive for a banned steroid.
Ten arrested in Brazil over alleged ISIL links ahead of Rio Olympics
Ten people have been arrested in Brazil on suspicion of pledging allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). They have been accused of planning attacks on the upcoming Rio Olympics, set to begin in two weeks.
Rio 2016: Protests cloud Olympic Games build-up
With one month to go until the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, public workers have been protesting over unpaid wages, there are concerns about the Zika virus and Brazil’s wider political crisis.
New Brazil coach to meet Neymar before deciding team's captain for Olympics
Brazil Olympic coach Rogerio Micale says he must meet Neymar for the first time before deciding on who captains their Olympic football team.
Trouble in Rio ahead of the Olympics
When Rio de Janeiro secured the rights to host the Olympics, the city's residents were proud and excited. But, less than two months before the games, the Brazilian city finds itself bogged down by financial and social problems.
Highlights: Lone goal defeat to Peru ends Brazil's Copa America Centenario campaign
Brazil were eliminated from the group stage of the Copa America Centenario after a controversial goal gave Peru a 1-0 win on Sunday.