The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) is planning to move its headquarters to reduce costs as it works within what its new President Paulo Wanderley Teixeira described as "the new reality of Brazilian sport".
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.
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.
Football legend Pelé has denied any knowledge 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.
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.
Former Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) President Andre Richer has died in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 90.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has lifted its suspension of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB), it has been announced.
The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) will be allowed to exercise their membership rights at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) General Assembly, due to start here this week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board have ruled.
A Brazilian court has ordered that Carlos Nuzman be conditionally released from jail two days after he was officially charged with corruption, tax evasion, money laundering and running a criminal organisation.
Carlos Nuzman's deputy Edson Menezes has been appointed as the Interim President of Rio 2016 and will hold the position for at least 180 days while a decision is taken about what to do next.
Nuzman officially charged by Brazilian prosecutors over allegations he bribed IOC members during Rio 2016 bid
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has been officially charged today by the Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF) with corruption, tax evasion, money laundering and running a criminal organisation.
Rio 2016 general director Leonardo Gryner has been released from prison after a judge in Brazil revoked his temporary arrest.