The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has praised the "significant progress" made by organisers of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
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 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 de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes is reportedly preparing a bold proposal to bring Formula One to the Brazilian city.
Wednesday night`s collapse highlights the creaky infrastructure of Rio de Janeiro, host of 2014 soccer World Cup, 2016 Olympics.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade