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Police in Rio seek 10 suspects in gang-rape of woman

Police in Brazil are looking for at least 10 men in connection with the gang-rape of a woman on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro.

Rio Paralympics end with music -- and relief

Rio Paralympics end with music -- and relief

Overall, organizers are breathing a sigh of relief that predictions of failure for South America`s first Olympics and Paralympics were proved wrong.

Nothing left for me to prove, says new world number one Angelique Kerber

Nothing left for me to prove, says new world number one Angelique Kerber

Her success in Rio was followed up by a final defeat in Cincinnati to Katerina Pliskova, who she then beat in the U.S. Open final.

Brazilian Paralympic star the new Michael Phelps? No, he's Daniel Dias

Brazilian Paralympic star the new Michael Phelps? No, he's Daniel Dias

At stunning speed, the 28-year-old delighted the raucous Brazilian home crowd by beating US swimmer Roy Perkins by 10 seconds.

Paralympics opening ceremony begins in Rio de Janeiro

Paralympics opening ceremony begins in Rio de Janeiro

The Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro has participants from 159 countries and 4,432 athletes who will compete in 22 categories, two more categories than in the London 2012 Paralympics due to the inclusion of triathlon and canoeing.

IOC President Thomas Bach to skip Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

IOC President Thomas Bach to skip Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

It will be the first time the IOC president has missed the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games since 1984.

Protests against new Brazilian president in dozens of cities

Protests against new Brazilian President Michel Temer are taking place in several dozen cities across the country.

Culex mosquito cannot transmit Zika, say Brazilian scientists

At a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, scientists from the Oswaldo Cruz Institute said that a study carried out with the Pasteur Institute in Paris had ruled out the Culex as a vector, Xinhua news agency reported.

PV Sindhu, Pullela Gopichand to be felicitated in Mumbai

PV Sindhu, Pullela Gopichand to be felicitated in Mumbai

Sindhu has won two bronze medals at World Championships in the past. She became the first Indian shuttler in Indian history to win a Silver at the Olympics.

Rio Olympics fallout: Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged over false robbery claim

Rio Olympics fallout: Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged over false robbery claim

Top sponsors such as Speedo and Ralph Lauren abandoned Lochte this week.

Vladimir Putin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane

Vladimir Putin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane

The ban was confirmed Tuesday when the Court of Arbitration of Sport rejected a Russian appeal.

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.

Rio Olympics inspired mural sets new Guinness World Record

To accomplish the mural, it took 180 buckets of acrylic paint and 2,800 cans of spray paint as well as seven hydraulic lifts, Guinness World Records said in a statement.

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Summer Olympics

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Summer Olympics

It will be the second time the Summer Olympics are held in the Japanese capital, which previously hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Brazil police say IOC's Patrick Hickey discussed illegal ticket sales

Brazil police say IOC's Patrick Hickey discussed illegal ticket sales

Police told a news conference in Rio de Janeiro that they were also investigating bank documents for evidence of money laundering linked to the illegal ticketing ring.

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.

DISGUSTING! Man booked after objectionable post against Sakshi Malik, her religion on FB

DISGUSTING! Man booked after objectionable post against Sakshi Malik, her religion on FB

Nadeem Nambardar made some objectionable comments against the Olympic bronze medallist and her religion.

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.

Rio Olympics: Pele congratulates Brazil on football gold

Rio Olympics: Pele congratulates Brazil on football gold

The Brazilian legend, who declined a request to participate in the Rio 2016 opening ceremony due to ill health, also praised organisers for a successful Games.