International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has insisted Rio 2016 will achieve a "great legacy" when asked about pollution concerns on Guanabara Bay here on the eve of celebrations marking exactly one-year until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games.
Rio 2016's "Transforma" education programme, a key Olympic and Paralympic legacy of the Games, is being expanded around and beyond the host country following an online launch.
ISAF vow to go further than Brazilian "talk" and ensure "something actually happens" in reducing Guanabara Bay pollution
Independent testing for viruses in the waters of Guanabara Bay is to be undertaken by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) as part of a pledge to "make sure something actually happens" rather than just empty talk.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is in the process of collecting data on pollution in the outdoor water venues to be used at Rio 2016, chief of sport performance Alan Ashley has revealed.
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.