Around 450,000 condoms will be distributed to athletes during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, three times more than for London 2012.
Security fears surrounding Rio 2016 have intensified after three members of Spain's Olympic sailing team were robbed at gunpoint in a popular tourist area close to the Marina da Glória venue.
Rio 2016 has launched the official song of the Olympic Torch Relay, which is currently underway in Brazil ahead of the Opening Ceremony on August 5.
Rio 2016 claim more than two thirds of Olympic tickets have now been sold following the launching of the process to distribute the four million bought so far to their buyers.
A new report is warning of the growing risk of viruses and scams associated with the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Asian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have been given reassurances over the Zika virus ahead of Rio 2016 at a gathering in Thailand’s capital Bangkok.
Acting Brazilian President Michel Temer has reportedly provided a personal reassurace to International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach that Rio 2016 will be unaffected by political changes that have seen him replace the suspended Dilma Rousseff.
Up to 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from Rio 2016 after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) retested doping samples from the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Six arrests have been made by Moroccan authorities in a long-running investigation into doping within the Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation (FRMA), it has been reported.
The journey of the Olympic flame around Brazil was always likely to turn into one giant carnival, and it has certainly been so in the first 14 days.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has predicted world records will tumble on the "very fast" Olympic Stadium track following a test event doubling as the Ibero-American Championships.
The Olympic venue for judo and wrestling at Rio 2016 has been officially inaugurated.
Australia's Olympic athletes will be given extra-protective condoms to guard them from the Zika virus at Rio 2016.
A new subway line in Rio de Janeiro - billed as one of the major legacy projects of this year's Olympics - will only open four days before the Games begin.
Picciani insists Rio 2016 will be "absolute success" after becoming third Sports Minister in six weeks
New Brazilian Sports Minister Leonardo Picciani has insisted Rio 2016 will be an "absolute success" despite the political instability that has seen him become the third man to serve in his position in the last six weeks.