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2016 Rio Olympics: IOC debates doping crisis as Russian swimmer appeals ban

2016 Rio Olympics: IOC debates doping crisis as Russian swimmer appeals ban

WADA president Craig Reedie, who called for Russia`s complete exclusion from Rio, is to address the IOC executive on Sunday.

Zika virus not the reason behind golfers pulling out of Rio Olympics – Read the truth!

Zika virus not the reason behind golfers pulling out of Rio Olympics – Read the truth!

With just three weeks left for the Rio Games to begin, Jordan Spieth became the latest golfer to withdraw from the Olympics.

Drug-testing lab will be operational for Olympics: Rio chief

Drug-testing lab will be operational for Olympics: Rio chief

WADA rules say doping cases must be heard by an independent specialised tribunal.  

Rio de Janeiro will be ready for Olympics: Mayor

Rio de Janeiro will be ready for Olympics: Mayor

Rio's 2016 Olympic preparations are running on time and under budget, proving Brazil's capacity to keep its promises, city mayor Eduardo Paes has said.

Rio 2016 Olympic torch relay to visit every state in Brazil

Rio 2016 Olympic torch relay to visit every state in Brazil

The Rio 2016 Olympic torch relay will visit each one of Brazil's 26 states, carried 20,000 km by 10,000 torchbearers, reaching 90 percent of the Brazilian population, organisers said of the first Olympic Games in South America here.

Rio 2016 Olympic golf course in legal battle

Rio 2016 Olympic golf course in legal battle

A local judge is set to decide the fate of Rio's 2016 Olympic golf course after a hearing failed to end an impasse over the site's development.

Sevens Olympic green light for Brazil

Brazil reacted with delight Thursday after the International Rugby Board handed automatic Rio 2016 Games slots to their men`s and women`s Rugby Sevens teams.

IOC members air Rio concerns publicly for first time

Rio`s preparations for the 2016 Summer Olympics came under fire from International Olympic Committee (IOC) members for the first time in public in Buenos Aires on Sunday.

Nuzman re-elected as Brazil`s Olympic chief

Carlos Nuzman, the man behind Rio de Janeiro`s successful Olympic bid three years ago, has been re-elected as president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for a fifth straight term., the man behind Rio de Janeiro`s successful Olympic bid three years ago, has been re-elected as president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for a fifth straight term.