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Michael Phelps ruled Twitter during Rio Olympics 2016

Michael Phelps ruled Twitter during Rio Olympics 2016

During the Olympics, over 187 million tweets were sent which led to 75 billion impressions (views on and off Twitter) of tweets, the company said on Wednesday.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to inaugurate BRICS meet on arbitration

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to inaugurate BRICS meet on arbitration

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will inaugurate BRICS conference here on arbitration on August 27 which will deliberate on ideas and insights regarding dispute resolution mechanism among the 5 emerging nations that form the group.

Gerard Pique agrees with extra holidays for Neymar

Gerard Pique agrees with extra holidays for Neymar

"He has earned his holiday and a rest, because it was a really long tournament and then he is going to have more international games.

Rio-returned Sudha Singh tested positive for Swine Flu, not for Zika virus

Rio-returned Sudha Singh tested positive for Swine Flu, not for Zika virus

Sudha had participated in the women's 3000m steeplechase competition at Rio Olympics.

India to participate at Rio 2016 Footvolley World Tournament

India to participate at Rio 2016 Footvolley World Tournament

The tournament will be held from tomorrow till August 28 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio Olympics fallout: Sports Ministry sets up inquiry to probe apathy in OP Jaisha's case

Rio Olympics fallout: Sports Ministry sets up inquiry to probe apathy in OP Jaisha's case

Jaisha, after returning from Brazil, claimed that officials from all other countries provided refreshments to their runners at designated points set up every 2.5 km.

WATCH! Neymar’s glorious free-kick goal against Germany in the Rio Olympics final

WATCH! Neymar’s glorious free-kick goal against Germany in the Rio Olympics final

The Barcelona forward put the ball in the top-left corner, beating Germany’s goalkeeper Timo Horn.

Europe's top Olympic official taken to maximum security

Europe's top Olympic official taken to maximum security

The 71-year-old was admitted to Samaritano hospital for chest pain after his arrest, but released the next day into custody.

Soccer great Pele to play no role at Rio Olympics 2016 closing ceremony

Soccer great Pele to play no role at Rio Olympics 2016 closing ceremony

Pele, 75, underwent hip surgery at the end of last year and has said his rehabilitation has been difficult.

Brazilian Kleber Ramos, China's Chen Xinyi barred from Games for doping in Rio 2016

Brazilian Kleber Ramos, China's Chen Xinyi barred from Games for doping in Rio 2016

Brazilian cyclist Kleber Ramos and Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi were disqualified from the Olympic Games for having failed doping tests, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said.

US swimmers quit Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging

US swimmers quit Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging

US Olympic authorities apologized to Brazil as two US swimmers were allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.

Brazil's Neymar nets fastest Olympic goal ever at 15 seconds at Rio 2016 Olympics

Brazil's Neymar nets fastest Olympic goal ever at 15 seconds at Rio 2016 Olympics

"It was amazing to just arrive in the stadium and watch a beautiful goal," said Filipe Deliza, a 19 year-old law student from Rio.

Rio Olympics 2016 Badminton: Saina Nehwal gets off to winning start

Rio Olympics 2016 Badminton: Saina Nehwal gets off to winning start

The bronze medallist at the 2012 London Olympics.

Elite officers guarding Rio Olympics shot in slum

Elite officers guarding Rio Olympics shot in slum

The officers were part of the 5,000-strong federal reinforcements sent in to help police South America`s first Olympics, which kicked off last Friday.

Brazil's Senate indicts Dilma Rousseff, opens impeachment trial

A conviction would definitively remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, ending 13 years of leftist rule by her Workers Party.

Zika virus now linked to severe joint deformities in babies!

Researchers from Brazil's Recife, the city at the centre of the Zika epidemic, believe there may also be a link between Zika infection and a severe joint condition.

WATCH: 'ZIKA! ZIKA'! How stadium full of angry Brazil fans heckled US women's soccer team goalkeeper

WATCH: 'ZIKA! ZIKA'! How stadium full of angry Brazil fans heckled US women's soccer team goalkeeper

The incident was noticed  in the women's football event when USA took on France.

Brazil ups military deployments in Copacabana

The Brazilian government has authorised deployment of military troops in the neighbourhood of Copacabana and areas where fans will gather during the Olympic Games.

Florida is investigating apparent new case of locally transmitted Zika

An investigation was under way to determine how the person in Palm Beach County became infected.

Rio kicks off Olympic Games with ode to forests, favelas and funk

Rio kicks off Olympic Games with ode to forests, favelas and funk

The clash of cultures, as the ceremony showed, is what makes Brazil the complex mosaic that it is.