Azam Media is to cover the Rio 2016 Olympics in Tanzania, after agreeing a deal for free-to-air transmission rights with Infront Sports & Media, the Chinese-controlled sports marketing company.
Rio State Government officials have denied failing to meet targets regarding pollution levels on Guanabara Bay, hailing the great progress supposedly made over the last eight years and insisting the issue will create "no problems" during next summer's Olympic and Paralympic sailing competitions.
Sports Minister claims Rio 2016 will make Brazil more active as study finds half of population do not exercise
A new study has found that 49.5 per cent of Brazilians do not practice sport or partake in physical activity, with just over a year to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Rio 2016 today revealed its design for the Olympic Torch and the route for the Torch Relay, 399 days before the Opening Ceremony is due to take place.
TAM Airlines and TAM Travel have each been unveiled as the latest sponsors of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, assuming responsibility for transporting the Olympic Torch on its Relay journey as well as exclusively organising Games hospitality packages in the host country.
As many as 60,000 security personnel could be deployed during next summer's Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, representing a 33 per cent increase on the 40,000 present throughout London 2012.
A total of 65 per cent of those who applied for Rio 2016 tickets in the first draw have been successful.
Protests opposing the continued lack of work to reduce levels of water pollution have taken place on Rio de Janeiro's Botafogo Beach, part of Guanabara Bay on which Olympic and Paralympic sailing is due to take place next year,
Brazilian officials have attended a customs seminar regarding major international sporting events to aid preparations ahead of hosting the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A museum dedicated to Brazil’s Olympic history will be built in Rio de Janeiro on a new site which will also feature the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) headquarters, it has been announced.
Concerns over the safety of those attending next year's Olympic and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have been revived after a series of attacks in the city over recent days, several of which took place within sight of venues to be used during the Games.
The venue scheduled to host water polo during Rio 2016 has been dropped from the Olympic Games programme.
Olympic rowers will learn next week about the potential health risks of competing in the polluted Rio 2016 venue as World Rowing publishes a report on the status of the water at the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, in which 50 tons of rotting fish carcasses were reportedly floating last month.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vowed to pay close attention to the final year of preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, particularly regarding the performance of both the State and City Governments.
Brazil’s doping control laboratory in Rio de Janiero will be available for use at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lifted its suspension today.