An investigation is continuing into use of public money by organisers of Rio 2016 following clams that over BRL600 million (£140 million/$185 million/€164 million) of undisclosed funding was used from the various levels of the Brazilian Government.
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Hickey warned he could spend three months in Rio jail before investigation into Olympic tickets scam comes to court
International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Patrick Hickey is still being held in jail until further notice here after police claim to have uncovered email trails between him and Marcus Evans, the head of THG Sports, dating back to 2010.
Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes and Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman have each been awarded gold Olympic Orders in recognition of their work during the Games which closed here yesterday.
Amnesty International accuse Brazil of missing "golden opportunity" to improve human rights during Rio 2016
Brazilian authorities have been accused of missing a "golden opportunity" to use the Olympic Games to improve their commitment to human rights.
Swimwear and fashion giants Speedo and Ralph Lauren have each dropped their sponsorship of American swimmer Ryan Lochte following worldwide criticism of his drunken actions following the Olympic Games here.
United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chief executive Scott Blackmun has promised "further action" will be taken about the four swimmers involved in a drunken dispute before claiming they had been victims of an armed robbery.
Rio 2016 declared "marvellous" as Olympics close with samba celebration in pouring rain and facing power problems
South America's first Olympic Games was declared over in pouring rain here tonight, but also in a blaze of colour, vibrancy and samba-dancing as Brazil came together to celebrate an event which had been a "great challenge, but a great success", according to its chief organiser.
Olympic Council of Ireland officials questioned as Brazilian police continue ticketing investigation
Rio de Janeiro police have questioned three Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) officials still here in Brazil, insidethegames understands.
New Zealand's Sarah Walker has been elected as the fifth new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission here today as the four individuals added earlier this week were ratified into their positions.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has written - but not yet delivered - a "handwritten letter" for Yelena Isinbayava supposedly offering his congratulations following her election here to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
China overcame a sluggish start to dispatch Serbia in four sets and claim a third Olympic women's volleyball gold medal today in a late night clash at the Maracanãzinho.
It may have taken until the eve of the Closing Ceremony, but Rio 2016 has finally fully burst into life for the locals with a Brazilian men's football gold at the Maracanã that combined history and revenge with utterly thrilling and nervewracking sport.
Chinese enjoy heavyweight taekwondo success as Azerbaijan claim first Olympic gold medal of Rio 2016
Height and range are not everything in taekwondo but it proved a decisive advantage for 6ft 2inch Zheng Shuyin as she powered to a Chinese gold medal in the women's over 67 kilograms heavyweight category on the final day of competition in the Carioca Arena 3.
Redemption sweet for Lesun as Russia resume male dominance in modern pentathlon with Olympic victory
Redemption was sweet for Aleksander Lesun of Russian as he overcame the heartache of an Olympic meltdown in London to claim a last-ditch gold on the Deodoro course at Rio 2016.
Australian Olympic Committee defend athletes fined by Brazilian police for sitting in wrong seats at basketball match
Australian officials have apologised to nine athletes forced to pay fines by Brazilian police for falsifying documents after they sat in the wrong seats while watching the men's Olympic basketball semi-final here.