Rio sailing event tests Olympic waters
The 2016 Olympics may still be two years away, but test events are already getting underway in Rio.
(02:08) | August 11, 2014
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Will Rio be ready for 2016?
Olympics: 2016 Rio Olympic Games organisers insist that although construction at some main Olympic venues is still an an early stage, all projects are under control and will be delivered on time.
(01:02) | Aug 6, 2014
Brazil want top 10 Olympic medal haul
Olympics: The head of Rio's 2016 Olympic Games, Carlos Nuzman, has set his sights on finishing in the top 10 of the medal table.
(01:32) | Jul 24, 2014
Rio 2016 to learn from World Cup
Olympics: Rio 2016 Director of Communications, Mario Andrada, believes that some of the challenges of hosting the Games have already been met.
(01:28) | Jul 15, 2014
Beijing outline 2022 Winter Olympic plans
Olympics: The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Bid Committee react, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unanimously agreed that the city would progress to the Candidate City Phase in the bid to host the Olympic Winter Games 2022.
(01:35) | Jul 7, 2014
Rio 2016: Team GB to be based in Belo Horizonte
Olympics: British Olympic and Paralympic officials have chosen Minas Tennis Club in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte as their base in the lead up to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
(01:06) | Jul 2, 2014
Rebelo: Time running out for Rio 2016
Olympics: Brazil sports minister Aldo Rebelo admits Rio de Janeiro's Olympics organisers cannot afford to wate time in the build upto the 2016 game.
(01:13) | May 7, 2014
IOC chief backtracks over Rio comments
Olympics: IOC vice-president John Coates has softened his stance regarding preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
(01:11) | May 1, 2014
IOC vice president criticises Rio preparations
Olympics: IOC vice president John Coates has labelled preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games as the worst he's ever seen.
(02:03) | Apr 30, 2014
Phelps will enjoy return to the pool
Olympics: 18-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Phelps has said he will enjoy his return to swimming when he makes his comeback at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona on Thursday.
(02:08) | Apr 24, 2014
AthleticsJamaica have been warned they risk being expelled from the 2016 Olympics if they fail to overhaul their drug-testing programme
GymnasticsBeth Tweddle, Britain's most successful gymnast, has announced her retirement from the sport to launch the first athlete-led London 2012 legacy programme on the Olympic site
Olympic sportThe sport of rhythmic gymnastics has been rocked by news that its judges have been cheating
TaekwondoOlympic taekwondo bronze medallist and double world champion Sarah Stevenson has confirmed her decision to retire from the sport with immediate effect
CanoeingFormer Olympic gold medallist Tim Brabants has announced he is set to retire from canoeing
There was a Python, a diva or two and more tears in the east end of London last night when the "legacy" Olympics finally ended