RIO DE JANEIRO: A massive fire raced through Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, probably destroying its collection of more than 20 million items, ranging from archeological finds to historical memorabilia.…
Rio has passed the Olympic baton to 2020 hosts Tokyo in a colourful closing spectacular , but no one would have expected how surprisingly the next host would introduce themselves at the event.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Dutch gymnast Yuri van Gelder has been expelled from the Olympics for "gravely" violating team rules by going out for a night of drinking in Rio after qualifying for the finals of the rings event, the Dutch team said.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad said she was proud to represent the United States and hailed a "beautiful experience" despite being knocked out of the Rio Olympics women's sabre competition on Monday.
RIO DE JANIERO: Rio Olympic spectators might be forgiven for thinking they are hearing things when the boxer Muhammad Ali steps in to the ring.
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban over Russia's state-run doping.