US Olympic swimmers prevented from leaving Brazil
Three US Olympic swimmers have been ordered to remain in Brazil to answer questions about a robbery that happened over the weekend.
Usain Bolt wins third 100m Olympic title
Jamaica's Usain Bolt becomes the first athlete to win three consecutive 100 metre Olympic titles, delighting fans in Rio and Jamaica.
Brazil’s suspended leader Dilma Rousseff to face impeachment
Brazil's Senate has voted to proceed with the impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff.
Brazil: Rival protests held over impeachment against suspended leader Rousseff
Rival protests have been held in Brazil days before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro begin.Thousands on Rio's famous beachfront rallied to back the impeachment process against suspended President Dilma Rousseff.
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.
More Russians banned from Rio Olympics
The International Canoe Federation bans five Russians from the Rio Olympics including a defending champion.
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.