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Olympic chief hails Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires a success
19 Oct 2018
The President of the International Olympic Committee hailed the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games a major success as the sporting event comes to an end on Thursday (October 18).
Rio passes Olympic torch to Tokyo
22 Aug 2016
As the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro draw to a close, Japan’s capital Tokyo takes on the mantle of hosting the next Games in 2020. Excitement is building in the first Asian city to host the Olympics back in 1964.
RIO 2016: Philippines wins first Olympic medal in two decades
19 Aug 2016
The Philippines has won an Olympic medal for the first time in 20 years. It was an unexpected victory given the country's performances at recent games.
US Olympic swimmers prevented from leaving Brazil
18 Aug 2016
Three US Olympic swimmers have been ordered to remain in Brazil to answer questions about a robbery that happened over the weekend.
Rio 2016: Nigeria to re-fund Olympics athletes
17 Aug 2016
Nigeria Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, promised that personal monies incurred by athletes at Rio Olympics will be refunded.
Schooling makes Olympic history for Singapore
13 Aug 2016
Swimmer Joseph Schooling earns Singapore it's first Olympic gold in the mens 100 meters butterfly.
Rio 2016: The Olympic legacy of Michael Phelps
7 Aug 2016
American swimmer and Olympic record-holder Michael Phelps is making his fifth appearance at the Games. The 18-time gold medalist is back for one last competitive dip and is vying for four more medals in Rio.
Rio Olympics marred by blunders
5 Aug 2016
The Olympic ideal of noble sportsmanship bringing together all nations was hardly on display in Rio de Janeiro when a torch bearer dropped his pants in front of the crowd and cameras.
Brazil: Rival protests held over impeachment against suspended leader Rousseff
1 Aug 2016
Rival protests have been held in Brazil days before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro begin.Thousands on Rio's famous beachfront rallied to back the impeachment process against suspended President Dilma Rousseff.