Rio de Janeiro
How many Russians got to Rio?
One of the biggest clouds hanging over the 2016 Rio Olympics is the Russian Doping Scandal. So how many Russian athletes made it to Rio how did it all unfold? (Video by Tom Gibson and Austin Brown)
The Olympics in brief and Team Nigeria
Here is a brief history of the Olympics since its inception, from Athens to Rio, and Team Nigeria's first involvement in 1952 at the Helsinki Games presented by The Guardian.
Tensions in Rio on Opening Ceremony night
Demonstrators set fire to a 2016 Rio Olympics shirt moments before the official Opening Ceremony to the Summer Games.
Serena Williams prepared for Olympic health concerns
Serena Williams says she is ready for the Olympics despite health concerns in Rio, avoids hot political issues back home.
Aerial shots of Rio as the city prepares for the Olympics
Aerial footage of Rio de Janeiro as final preparations are made for the Olympic Games.
Rio relatively calm says city government
Rio de Janeiro's local government says the city is much calmer ahead of the Olympic Games than it was before the 2014 soccer world cup, despite political turmoil.
Brazil violence increases as economy falters
As Brazil's economy falters so are plans to develop homes in the poorest slums. In Rio de Janeiro's favelas, crime and violence have gone up, along with complaints of police brutality.