The Olympic Games in Rio is the first to be held in South America. Brazil and Rio de Janiero are home to a diverse population. It is claimed that Rio 2016 will be a catalyst for change in Rio leaving a positive legacy not only in sport, but also for society, the economy, urban infrastructure and the environment.
A replacement for banned former UEFA President Michel Platini will be elected in September at an Extraordinary Congress in Athens, it was announced today.
Emergency calls made by Alan Pulido reveal he escaped from his captors himself after overpowering one and calling police.
Uniforms for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games unveiled
England head coach Eddie Jones has taken a swipe at the post 2003 era in the country, saying the squad took "short cuts" and "had it too easy".
Olympic Solidarity aims to ensure that athletes with talent have an equal chance of reaching the Games and succeeding in the Olympic arena.