How did the Olympic rings tattoo craze get started?
The 2012 Olympic gold and silver medalist has had a busy four years.
Thirty-one is like 60 years old in Olympic swimmer years.
The new reports go against earlier ones that cited Rio de Janeiro’s highly polluted beaches and bays.
The eyes of the world will be on Rio de Janeiro for the next two weeks during the 2016 Olympics.
The themes of the Rio Olympics opening ceremony will be the Brazilian smile, sustainability, the Amazon and “gambiarra."
Lea T, a Brazilian model, will be the first transgender person to play a major role in an Olympics opening ceremony this year in Rio.
The Rio Olympics aren’t as expensive as London but the Games come at the worst economic moment for Brazil.
With less than a week before the Olympics kick off in Rio, athletes and tourists are being warned to avoid putting their heads under the city's polluted waters.
The 2016 Summer Games will have their problems, but there are reasons to believe Brazil can pull off a controversy-free event.
The International Olympic Committee has rejected clarion calls for Russia to be banned from next month’s Rio Olympics over the nation’s doping record.
Ten were arrested and two were wanted for supporting the Islamic State group and preparing to target the Olympic Games next month.
The ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport will be considered by the International Olympic Committee, which will announce its final decision within the next week.
Brazil has by far the largest media market in South America, but power and resources are largely focused in a few small conglomerates.
NBC and Samsung are joining forces to broadcast 85 hours of the 2016 Rio Olympics in 360-degree virtual reality.
The suspended president’s impeachment trial is scheduled to be decided around Aug. 20, one day before the Summer Games’ closing ceremony.
In the midst of a crippling recession, with the Olympics just weeks away, Rio police are struggling to afford even the bare essentials.
Olympics sponsorships have never been more expensive. So why is the IOC relaxing the rules governing what athletes can promote?
Acting Gov. Francisco Dornelles said the state still hasn’t received much-needed funds from the federal government.
The lab at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro failed to comply with international standards, a world doping watchdog said.
The International Association of Athletics Federations last week banned all Russian track and field athletes from participating in the Olympic Games in Brazil.
Just days after its track and field team’s suspension from the 2016 Summer Games was upheld, Russia’s weightlifters now face a possible penalty.