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Tokyo prepares for 2020 Olympics, facing rising costs and new sports

Tokyo prepares for 2020 Olympics, facing rising costs and new sports

The next three Olympics are in Asian countries that have already held games: Tokyo's Summer Games in 2020, sandwiched between Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018 and in Beijing in 2022.

Olympics: Crisis? What crisis? asks Rio 2016 chiefs

Olympics: Crisis? What crisis? asks Rio 2016 chiefs

Local organising committee head Carlos Nuzman insisted work was on schedule.
 

Mayor trusts Rio Olympic security, but says 'have to worry'

Mayor trusts Rio Olympic security, but says 'have to worry'

Brazil is larger than the continental United States and has thousands of miles (kilometers) of porous borders, some slicing through the Amazon jungle region. 

Rio de Janeiro mayor bans Uber, open to debating regulation

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro said on Tuesday he would ban the use of ride-hailing app Uber in the city, but left the door open to possible regulation of the service in the future.

Marathon swimmers get Rio water all-clear - FINA

Marathon swimmers get Rio water all-clear - FINA

Marathon swimmers taking part in a 2016 Olympics test event in Rio`s notoriously polluted off-shore waters suffered no serious health problems, the sport`s governing body said Friday.