Attempts by Rio 2016 organisers to convince all three levels of Brazilian Government to provide financial support to tackle their remaining debts are still proving unsuccessful.
A court in Brazil has agreed to hear corruption charges related to the construction of the golf course built for the Olympic Games last year against former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes.
Environmental groups have sailed across the Guanabara Bay venue used to host sailing competitions during last year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in order to protest an alleged failure in adequately treating water pollution in the city.
Rio de Janeiro's former head of infrastructure Alexandre Pinto has become the latest figure heavily involved in Olympic construction projects to be arrested as part of a corruption probe.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed that Brazil should be given more time to deliver the promised legacy benefits on the one year anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016.
Legal proceedings have been opened after a fire caused damage to the Rio 2016 Olympic velodrome.
Brazil's Minister of Sport Leonardo Picciani has confirmed a fire has damaged the Rio 2016 Olympic Velodrome.
Brazil to complete World Cup qualifying campaign without playing a match at troubled Maracanã Stadium
The iconic Maracanã Stadium will not be used for any of the nation's World Cup qualification matches after the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) opted to stage their clash with Chile in October in São Paulo.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the former Brazilian President who played a key role in Rio de Janeiro's successful bid for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison.
Rio 2016 were warned today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that they will not receive any more funding from them to help settle their debts.
Rio 2016 will update the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the dissolution of the Organising Committee and payment of debts at their Extraordinary Session next week.
The cost of last year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has increased to BRL$43.3 billion (£10.4 billion/$13.2 billion/€11.8 billion) - around BRL$14.5 billion (£3.5 billion/$4.4 billion/€3.9 billion) more than originally planned.
Former Rio de Janeiro State Governor Sérgio Cabral has been sentenced to 14 years in prison today after being found guilty of corruption and money laundering charges.
Rio 2016 spokesman Mario Andrada has claimed it is "impossible" for alligators to be found at the Olympic canoe slalom course following reports that the animal had been spotted at the venue.
World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) general secretary Melanie Duparc has claimed it is too early to assess the legacy of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, claiming it can take as long as 40 years before the benefits of such a major event are realised.