With a crown on his head, Marcio Matolias carefully retouches his sandcastle, sculpting and smoothing with a shovel as bathers cool off nearby in the suffocating January heat. They say a man's home is his castle and Marcio has lived in his…
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.
RIO DE JANERIO: Brazilian investigators have expanded their probe into possible corruption around the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August to include all the venues and services financed with federal funds, a lead…