By David GoldAugust 6 - The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has marked the four years to go point until they host the next Summer Olympics.
By David Gold at Casa Brasil in London
August 5 - Honav have signed a contract here to provide pin badges for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
By Andrew Warshaw at the Main Press Centre on the Olympic Park in LondonAugust 3 - Organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics have vowed to controversially keep João Havelange's name on their main stadium (pictured) despite the former FIFA President being tarnished by the ISL bribery scandal.
By Tom Degun at Casa Brasil in LondonJuly 28 - Dilma Rousseff, the President of Brazil, has officially opened Casa Brasil at Somerset House which will serve as the home of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (BOC) and Rio 2016 for the duration of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
By David Gold at Canning House in LondonJuly 11 - Sir John Armitt, chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), has urged Rio de Janeiro to sort out its governance well ahead of the start of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympics.
By Sara Evans July 10 - Chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), Sir John Armitt will be one of the guest speakers at the latest Major Events International (MEI) briefing, Life after London – Brazil, to be held in the capital tomorrow.
By Stuart NewmanJuly 7 - Building work on the congestion-easing Transolimpica freeway and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) link, which will be completed in time for Rio 2016, are now underway.
By Lauren Mattera
July 6 - Construction work on Rio 2016's 1.18 million square metre Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca commenced today, as Brazil prepares itself to be the next Olympic hosts.
By Duncan MackayJune 14 - Nissan has been unveiled as a sponsor of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, following the announcement in February that they will be a Tier One partner of the Olympics.
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