Paralympic Committee praises Rio Paralympics planning
Paralympic Committee praises Rio Paralympics planning

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has praised the "significant progress" made by organisers of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Bidding begins for Rio 2016 Olympic Games projects

Brazil`s southeast city of Rio de Janeiro has opened bidding for two infrastructure projects in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympic Games, authorities said.

Rio mayor wants Olympic planning body dissolved

Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes has called upon Brazil`s federal government to disband the Olympic Public Authority (APO), a public body created to oversee planning for the 2016 Olympics.

Rio to bid for Formula 1 race

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes is reportedly preparing a bold proposal to bring Formula One to the Brazilian city.

Rio buildings collapse: 4 dead, 22 missing

Wednesday night`s collapse highlights the creaky infrastructure of Rio de Janeiro, host of 2014 soccer World Cup, 2016 Olympics.