A petition has been set-up calling for the complete demolition of the elevated cycle path still due to be completed in time for Rio 2016 after its partial collapse led to the death of two people last week.
Rio 2016 have sought to ease concerns over the progress of the Olympic Velodrome by staging an "informal test" at the venue.
"Zika-proof" uniforms will be worn by the South Korean team at August's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in an attempt to protect athletes from the mosquito-borne virus.
The main athletics track for the Rio 2016 Olympics has now been laid by Mondo following a series of delays, and everything is on target to meet the deadline of a test event due to be held from May 14 to 16.
The Rio 2016 flame is not yet quite on the way to Rio de Janeiro and will first visit Switzerland where it will be greeted at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva tomorrow before arriving at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
French judo star Teddy Riner has declared his interest in carrying the country’s flag at the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016, ahead of defending his men’s over 100 kilogram title.
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has formally received the Olympic flame on behalf of his city at a colourful Handover Ceremony in Athens.
The Opening Ceremony of this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, due to take place in exactly 100 days time, will convey a positive image of Brazil and unite the country at a time of division and conflict, the producer responsible for organising the event has predicted.
Syrian swimmer Ibrahim Al Hussein carried the Olympic Flame on a glorious sunlit evening, providing a brief respite from the reality of a life far from their homelands for many of the refugees who now live here.
"Swift action" is required to complete the Trump Hotel due to house seven International Federations in Rio de Janeiro during this year's Olympic Games.
The Olympic flame, currently touring around Greece, is set to burn in Rio de Janeiro later this year at a city centre location rather than at the Maracanã Stadium.
Syrian swimmer Ibrahim Al Hussein has been named as the Torchbearer who will carry the Olympic flame on behalf of refugee athletes in Athens next Tuesday (April 26).
At least two people have been killed following the collapse of part of a new cycle-way built in order to connect the centre of Rio de Janeiro with Barra de Tijuca, the area due to host the main Olympic Park at this year's Games.
A global promotional campaign entitled “Together we can change the world” has been launched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in an effort to communicate their vision of building a better world through sport.
The Olympic flame is on its way to Rio de Janeiro after a ceremony of grace, dignity and real emotion here today.