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.
Reigning Olympic super heavyweight boxing champion has been banned for one-year after he missed three drugs tests within a 12-month period.
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.
Michael Rotich, Kenya's athletics team manager at the 2016 Olympic Games, has been charged with alleged involvement in a doping conspiracy in the country.
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.
Reigning Olympic men's beach volleyball champions Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt have ended their four-year partnership, it has been announced.
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.
Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro are reportedly looking to reopen the case against United States swimmer Ryan Lochte.
Two former Presidents of the last two Olympic host nations have begun jail terms.
Irish boxer Michael O'Reilly has received a four-year ban for his failed drugs test on the eve of the Rio 2016 Olympics.
IOC urge Brazil to dismantle temporary Rio 2016 venues to fulfill legacy as military take control of city
Brazilian authorities have been urged by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to dismantle temporary venues still standing 18 months after Rio 2016 finished in order to fulfill their legacy plans.