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Rio Olympic Village opens its gate

The brand new complex of residential towers are where nearly 11,000 athletes and some 6,000 coaches and other handlers will sleep, eat and train during the upcoming games, that will kickoff on Aug 5.

Russia facing Rio Paralympic suspension

2016-07-23 10:11

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will decide next month whether to ban Russia from the Rio Paralympic Games.

Chinese volunteers are ready for Rio

2016-07-23 08:40

Chinese volunteers for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and Paralympic Games pose for photos at Beijing Capital International Airport on Friday during the launching ceremony for volunteer activity.

Rio 2016: Brazil rolls out new anti-terrorism measures ahead of Olympics

2016-07-22 10:11

The Brazilian government has in recent days been announcing the measures to reinforce security at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug 5-21.

Brazil arrests 10 over alleged Olympic terror plot

2016-07-22 09:48

Brazil's federal police have arrested 10 people for allegedly planning terrorist attacks during next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil arrests 10 over alleged Olympic terror plot

2016-07-22 09:37

Brazil's federal police have arrested 10 people for allegedly planning terrorist attacks during next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Russia ban from Olympic Games not favor Brazilian athletes

2016-07-22 08:53

The sports world is now contemplating the possible exclusion of the entire Russian delegation from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games due to widespread allegations over an organized attempt to cover up massive doping.

Things you need to know about the Rio Olympics

2016-07-21 16:39

Things you need to know about the Rio Olympics

Foreign coaches expected to add gloss to China's Rio Olympic delegation

2016-07-21 15:18

These foreign coaches mentor Chinese athletes from 17 sports, bringing both expertise and experience to sports like soccer, basketball, fencing, sailing, synchronized swimming and water polo.

300 nuclear security agents to be deployed for Rio Olympics

2016-07-21 14:45

Nearly 300 nuclear security experts will be deployed for the upcoming Olympic Games, Agencia Brasil reported on Wednesday.

Russian Olympic chief: Rio boycott over doping out of question

2016-07-21 09:32

The head of Russia's Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, said on Wednesday Russia had no intention of boycotting the Rio Games to protest against the way a doping scandal was being handled, saying politics had no place in sport.

Rio 2016 to release 100,000 Olympic tickets

2016-07-21 09:22

Around 100,000 tickets across all Olympic events will go on sale on Thursday in what could be the last chance for fans to see their favourite sports at the Rio 2016 Games.

IOC delays decision on banning Russia from Rio Olympics

2016-07-20 11:14

Russia's participation in the Rio Olympics remained in jeopardy on Tuesday after the International Olympic Committee said it would 'explore legal options' for banning the country from the Games.

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