Federal and State police will take over security duties outside venues for the Olympic Games here after the Ministry of Justice sacked a private firm contracted to run the screening process for "incompetence and irresponsibility".
Study calls Olympic TOP Sponsors into question as ambush marketers continue to make mark ahead of Rio 2016
Ambush marketers occupy nine of the top 15 spots in the Global Language Monitor’s (GLM) pre-Rio 2016 Brand Affiliation Index (BAI), raising questions about some of the Olympic Games’ most prized TOP sponsors.
Projected images of a modernised Memorial Coliseum athletics venue and a temporary aquatics facility at Dedeaux Field have been released today by Los Angeles as they seek to boost excitement levels for their 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic bid.
An investigation has been opened after a small fire erupted in the Australian building in the Rio 2016 Athletes' Village here today.
Hosting major sporting events has contributed more than £1.6 billion ($2.1 billion/€1.9 billion) to London’s economy since the city staged the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a new report published by London & Partners has revealed.
Chinese nationals have been warned to tighten their security here after reportedly being involved in several incidents following their arrival this week, including one bizarre robbery involving athlete Shi Dongpeng.
Daiwa House Industry has become the latest official partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it has been announced today.
Paris airport authority manager Groupe ADP has signed on as an official supplier of the French capital’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was announced today.
Singer Andrea Bocelli and actress Monica Bellucci are among a list of 17 "champion" ambassadors announced in a bid to increase support for Rome's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has had his integrity questioned by another leading German athlete as he arrived here for the start of Rio 2016.
Three cyclists have been axed from Russia's team for Rio 2016 following previous doping offences and a further three riders could miss the Olympics after being implicated in Richard McLaren's report into state-sponsored doping.
Plans are in place for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to "deal reasonably" with possible protests and demonstrations taking place during Rio 2016, it has been reported.
Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has awarded the Australian Olympic team the keys to the city and apologised for suggesting he would put a kangaroo in their accommodation after they experienced problems in the Olympic Village.
With athletes arriving at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, the electoral statements of the 23 candidates vying for a place on the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission have been published.
Isinbayeva denies she was asked to be Russia's Rio 2016 flagbearer as volleyball player Tetyukhin confirmed
Two-time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva has denied claims she was offered the chance to be Russia’s flagbearer at the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony, despite not being able to compete at the Games due to the athletics team’s ban.