By Zjan ShirinianThe "harmonious diversity of the Brazilian people" is the inspiration behind the multi-coloured look of the Rio 2016 Games, unveiled to mark two years to go until the Opening Ceremony.
By Paul Osborne at Stirling Square in LondonGreat Britain is on track to meet its goal of becoming the first nation ever to win more Olympic and Paralympic medals post hosting the event, according to Simon Timson, director of performance at UK Sport.
By Zjan ShirinianThe Chef de Mission of Australia's Olympic squad has named six more team leaders for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, headed by golf Major winner Ian Baker-Finch.
By Zjan ShirinianA draft calendar of 45 test events that will be held in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been published as the city prepares to celebrate the two-years-to-go countdown.
By Nick Butler A major challenge on the road to Rio 2016 has begun this weekend with the start of a week-long sailing test event, the first such event to be held in any sport, on the waters of Guanabara Bay.
By Nick ButlerInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates was "ill-informed and wrong" when criticising preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games earlier this year, according to a leading official within the Organising Committee.
By Nick Butler Rio 2016 are inviting sailors competing in next week's test event to personally test pollution levels in the much criticised waters of Guanabara Bay in the "interests of transparency", it has been revealed.
By Gary Anderson at Ibrox Stadium in GlasgowRugby sevens needs to ensure it captures the public's imagination and "gets it right" at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in order to secure its future beyond 2020, it was claimed here today.
By Nick Butler
Brazil is aiming to win between 27 and 30 medals on home turf during Rio 2016, according to a leading official at the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB), which would mark a huge increase on the 17 medals they secured at London 2012.
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