Tegla Loroupe has been named as the United Nations Person of the Year in recognition of her role to get refugees to participate in the Olympic Games.
Logistical arrangements made by Rio 2016 to support the samples collection process have been strongly criticised in a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Observers report released today.
United States swimmer Ryan Lochte appears set to receive a hefty fine from Brazilian authorities after a request for his case to be dropped was rejected.
Workers and companies employed by Rio 2016 have still not been paid as the Organising Committee continues to face problems fulfilling its financial obligations, insidethegames can reveal.
Improving communication between International Federations and Olympic Organising Committees were among recommendations proposed during a Rio 2016 debrief session in Lausanne.
Two men were able to take part in the parade of British Olympic and Paralympic medallists after claiming to be part of the fencing team at the Games.
Around 400 of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes have taken part in a parade in Manchester to celebrate their performances at Rio 2016.
One of the men accused of plotting terrorist attacks at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has reportedly suffered brain damage after being beaten in his cell by fellow inmates.
An Irish Government investigation into the country’s ticketing processes for the Olympic Games will reportedly not be completed before its deadline.
A Brazilian construction worker has reportedly died following an accident during the disassembly of a Rio 2016 Olympic venue.
Children’s rights organisation Terre des Hommes have claimed the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had a "devastating impact" on thousands of young people.
Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) Executive Committee member John Delaney has distanced himself from the ticketing scandal which engulfed the nation at last month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, stressing he had "no knowledge of or involvement in anything to do with tickets for the Rio Games".
Celebratory events marking the achievements of British Olympians and Paralympians at Rio 2016 will be held in Manchester and London on October 17 and 18 respectively, it has been announced.
A Brazilian judge has accepted indictments against eight men who are accused of plotting terrorist attacks at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
A court in Brazil has blocked the assets of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) following Rio 2016, it has been reported.