By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel in Rio de JaneiroThere are no fears that safety will overshadow next year's Olympic Games here, despite a recent upsurge in violence which saw four policeman killed last weekend, Thomas Bach has promised.
By David OwenFIFA and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Organising Committee are at odds over whether the Amazonian city of Manaus would make a suitable venue for next year's Olympic football tournament.
By Michael Pavitt
Amazonian city Manaus has been added to the list of venues that could stage football matches during next year's Olympics, Rio 2016 announced today.
By Emily GoddardBrazilian-born pop art icon Romero Britto has been appointed as a global ambassador for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
By Liam Morgan
Six-time Olympic sprinting champion Usain Bolt has said he is looking forward to seeing some of sport's rising stars compete at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio next year.
By Liam Morgan
General Fernando Azevedo e Silva, head of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) for Rio 2016, has quit his post just 18 months before the start of the Games.
By Nick ButlerCoca-Cola, Nissan and Bradesco will be the presenting partners for the Rio Olympic Torch Relay, it was announced today, with the Torch to embark on a 12,000 kilometres journey beginning in May 2016.
By Nick ButlerRio 2016 organisers are seeking to emulate the success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relay, they have claimed, with a 100-day event spanning the entire host country.
By Nick Butler at the Apex Temple Court Hotel in LondonStrong progress has taken place regarding construction of the Anti Doping Laboratory in Rio de Janeiro, with the facility to be fully operational well before the end of 2015, a Rio 2016 official has insisted here today.
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