International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive director for the Olympic Games Christophe Dubi has moved to allay fears over security at Rio 2016 by claiming the plans in place are “robust” enough to deal with any threat posed at the event.
Three stations on a bus-route connecting Rio de Janeiro's airport with the Olympic Park were briefly closed after a shoot-out between police and drug gangs.
Belarus threaten further legal action after CAS dismiss appeal against suspension from canoeing at Rio 2016
Belarus will not compete in the canoe and kayak events at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed their appeal against a one-year suspension imposed by the International Canoe Federation (ICF).
World Championships bronze medallist Narsingh Yadav of India could miss next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after he tested positive for a banned substance, according to the country’s National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
Medal presentations at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature three different types of music, depending on the "style" of the sport.
A man has been arrested in Brazil for trying to grab the Olympic Torch in São Paulo.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have named a 555 member team for the Rio 2016 Olympics as they seek to top the medal table for the second successive Summer Games.
A new six-hole format involving music and a shot clock, designed to increase the popularity of golf, is set to be introduced onto the European Tour, chief executive Keith Pelley has claimed.
The Australian Olympic Committee's (AOC) Village Art initiative will be felt in full by the country's competitors at the Rio 2016 Olympics - with thousands of pieces set to line the walls of their bedrooms in the Athletes' Village.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) has paid tribute to its honorary member Jan Mraz, who has passed away.
Russian track and field athletes have a "less than one per cent" chance of appearing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and are preparing for their own competition instead, the country's Sports Minister has claimed.
Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has been invited to take part in a meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) tomorrow when it will be decided whether to enforce a complete Rio 2016 ban on the country due to widespread doping offences.
Eleventh suspect linked with Rio 2016 terror plot hands himself into police as fears of "lone wolf" attacks grow
An eleventh suspect linked with a potential terrorist plot at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has handed himself into police as authorities warned of “lone wolf” attacks in the wake of a number of incidents across Europe.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko believes the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)'s decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia in the wake of the publication of the McLaren Report is "normal procedure".
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has opted to postpone "indefinitely" their Under-18 European Championship due to political instability in host nation Turkey.