By Daniel EtchellsMore than 100,000 people from 180 countries have applied for Rio 2016's volunteer programme, designed to select 70,000 people to participate in South America's first-ever Olympic and Paralympic Games.
By David OwenAt London 2012, Australians had the privilege of being the most valuable Summer Games audience measured by the fee per capita paid by media companies for the right to air Olympic coverage in the territory they inhabit.
By Emily GoddardThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has claimed it is "satisfied" with Rio de Janeiro's progress ahead of its hosting of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games after completing its seventh Coordination Commission visit to the Brazilian city.
By Emily GoddardRio 2016 is expected to come under close scrutiny as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Games makes its seventh visit to the Brazilian city this week.
By Zjan ShirinianRio 2016 have rubbished reports that the competition schedule for the Olympic football tournament has already been decided, insisting it is still a "work in progress".
By Zjan ShirinianBrazilian President Dilma Rousseff has reaffirmed her commitment to providing financial support from the Federal Government for works in the Rio 2016 Olympic Park.
By Mike RowbottomRio 2016 announced today that The Dow Chemical Company will be its Official Carbon Partner for the forthcoming Games, which will benefit from "the most comprehensive carbon mitigation programme in the history of the Olympic Games".
By Zjan ShirinianAs registrations for Rio 2016's volunteer programme pass the magic 70,000 mark, schoolchildren across the city have been lending a helping hand in their communities.
By Nick ButlerIn a fashion befitting of an Olympic and Paralympic Games which is aiming to engage the entire Brazilian population, approximately 3.8 million tickets for Rio 2016 will cost BRL R$70 (£18.50/$30/€23) or less, it has been announced today.
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