Former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has denied debts are left over from the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics as the legacy of the Games was used to attack him in a debate for the position of State Governor.
Former Rio 2016 chief Carlos Nuzman has denied in court that he was involved in a vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games to Brazil.
Rio 2016 still has significant remaining debts, it has been reported two years on from the conclusion of the Olympic Games, but organisers have sought to highlight the use of venues.
Olympic silver medallist Lilesa asked to return to Ethiopia following anti-Government protest at Rio 2016
Olympic silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa has been invited to return to Ethiopia after two years of living in exile following his anti-Government gesture at the conclusion of the marathon race at Rio 2016.
Lassana Palenfo, until recently President of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), has become the latest figure to testify in defence of Carlos Nuzman as he seeks to clear his name of involvement in alleged bribes paid before Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Brazilian prosecutors are free to re-open criminal charges against swimmer Ryan Lochte for falsely reporting a crime, after a decision to dismiss the case last year was overturned.
Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission chairperson Claudia Bokel has claimed she was bullied after she supported calls for Russia to be banned from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro following the revelations regarding the country's doping scheme.
Football legend Pelé has denied any knowledge of alleged bribes paid before Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has denied any involvement in or awareness of alleged bribes paid before Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Football legend Pelé has reportedly blamed strike action for missing a second appointment to testify in defence of Carlos Nuzman as part of the bribery investigation surrounding Rio de Janeiro's victory in the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic bidding contest.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been called as a defence witness by disgraced Rio de Janeiro Governor Sérgio Cabral regarding the investigation into alleged bribes paid before the city was awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A former rival of ex-Rio 2016 chief Carlos Nuzman has testified that the official supposedly colluded with disgraced state governor Sérgio Cabral to help him in his bid to become President of Brazil.
Brazilian football club Flamengo have finalised an agreement to play their home games at the famous Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro until 2022.
A bribe allegedly paid to Senegal's ex-athletics boss Lamine Diack supposedly secured Rio de Janeiro four votes in their successful bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to the reported testimony of a key witness.
Two former Presidents of the last two Olympic host nations have begun jail terms.