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Rio 2016: Olympic athletes get creative combating Zika
9 Aug 2016
Athletes at Rio Olympics are getting creative with ways to protect themselves from the Zika virus, with mosquito repellant-infused uniforms to anti-Zika condoms.
How many Russians got to Rio?
8 Aug 2016
One of the biggest clouds hanging over the 2016 Rio Olympics is the Russian Doping Scandal. So how many Russian athletes made it to Rio how did it all unfold? (Video by Tom Gibson and Austin Brown)
The Olympics in brief and Team Nigeria
8 Aug 2016
Here is a brief history of the Olympics since its inception, from Athens to Rio, and Team Nigeria's first involvement in 1952 at the Helsinki Games presented by The Guardian.
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 Olympic spokesman apologises for opening day delays
7 Aug 2016
Tensions in Rio on Opening Ceremony night
6 Aug 2016
Demonstrators set fire to a 2016 Rio Olympics shirt moments before the official Opening Ceremony to the Summer Games.
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.
Serena Williams prepared for Olympic health concerns
4 Aug 2016
Serena Williams says she is ready for the Olympics despite health concerns in Rio, avoids hot political issues back home.
Aerial shots of Rio as the city prepares for the Olympics
3 Aug 2016
Aerial footage of Rio de Janeiro as final preparations are made for the Olympic Games.
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.
Rio relatively calm says city government
30 Jul 2016
Rio de Janeiro's local government says the city is much calmer ahead of the Olympic Games than it was before the 2014 soccer world cup, despite political turmoil.
Brazil violence increases as economy falters
11 Jul 2016
As Brazil's economy falters so are plans to develop homes in the poorest slums. In Rio de Janeiro's favelas, crime and violence have gone up, along with complaints of police brutality.