Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 13:51
Rio de Janeiro officials have denied reports of major delays to the city`s 2016 Olympic preparations.
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 15:36
The Brazilian government has confirmed the resignation of one of the top officials of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 19:45
Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes said on Thursday that his fitness is still good enough to carry him into Brazil Olympic Games in 2016.
Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 21:17
Silver medal winner in shooting in London Olympics, Vijay Kumar on Monday said his main aim is now to win a gold in the Rio Olympics in 2016.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 10:30
World number one Rory McIlroy has said he hasn`t decided made any decision over his participation in the Rio de Janeiro Games 2016.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 18:42
The Olympic flag has arrived here, marking the dawn of a new era in Rio de Janeiro`s history.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 10, 2009, 13:21
Tiger Woods declared it “a perfect fit” and PGA Tour President Tim Finchem hailed it a “great day” for golf on Thursday after the sport was added to line-up for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 04, 2009, 20:26
The Olympic fiasco arising from US President Barack Obama’s failed promotion of Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Games should be avoided by keeping heads of state away from the process, a US delegate said on Sunday.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 03, 2009, 21:32
Confetti poured over 50,000 cheering Brazilians, swimsuit-clad revelers waved green, yellow and blue flags and bartenders worked overtime serving caipirinhas to celebrate one of Rio`s proudest moments.
Last Updated: Friday, October 02, 2009, 18:19
Rio de Janeiro delivered a passionate appeal for South America to be awarded the Olympics for the first time.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 09:57
The time has finally come for a South American city to host the Olympic Games with Brazil enjoying unprecedented economic and social growth, confident Rio 2016 bid leaders said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 29, 2009, 17:29
Chicago 2016 Olympic Games Bid Committee has announced a budget of USD 4.8 billion with estimates of selling 7.6 million tickets during the mega event, with the one for opening ceremony priced at USD 1,645.
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