International Tennis Federation (ITF) executive vice president Juan Margets says preparations for the Rio Olympic tennis tournament are progressing to the extent he can virtually visualise the event.
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff made her first visit to the 2016 Rio Olympic Park just five days before the country's presidential election.
Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will not compete next year but is fixing her sights on the Rio Olympics in 2016, the Russian said on Thursday.
Rugby sevens received another massive boost ahead of its much-anticipated inclusion in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio when it offered up another top-notch tournament at the Commonwealth Games.
Rio de Janeiro will stage a "successful" Olympics, London 2012`s chief organiser Sebastian Coe said on Saturday after concerns over preparations in the Brazilian city were raised by the IOC.
Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt has set his sights on breaking his own 200-metre world record in 2014 with no competitions to distract his focus.
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.
World number one Rory McIlroy has said he hasn`t decided made any decision over his participation in the Rio de Janeiro Games 2016.
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