‘We’re no different to anyone else’ : Paralympics Rio opening ceremony sends great message

Last night, Rio threw its arms wide open again at the Maracan√£ in front of a raucous, mostly Brazilian, sell-out crowd eager to herald the […]

Australia wins gold in rugby seven Olympics but also its victory for women’s sport

Australia’s women beat New Zealand 24-17 to win the first ever Olympic rugby sevens gold medal, after Great Britain lost to Canada in the bronze […]

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Hosts: Rio de Janeiro Dates: 5-21 August Rio time: BST -4 Coverage: Watch on BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, Red Button and up to […]

Douglas Costa wants to play aside Neymar for Rio Olympics

Bayern Munich have released midfielder Douglas Costa to play for Brazil at the Rio Olympics, joining Neymar as one of the host nation’s overage players. […]

Brazil Health Minister : Zika Not a Worry for Olympics

Brazil health minister went on the offensive Friday in a bid to dispel worries about the country’s Zika outbreak, which has cast a pall over […]

Pau Gasol may skip Rio Olympics due to Zika

Pau Gasol may not play for Spain due to the uncertain threat of the Zika virus which has created serious safety concerns in Brazil. Even […]

Brazil to meet Russia in Olympics women’s volleyball

Hosts Brazil and Russia have been drawn alongside rivals Russia in the first phase of the Olympics women’s volleyball at this year’s Olympic Games. Brazil, […]

Neymar to lead Brazil’s Hope for Olympic Medals

Football superstar Neymar¬†will lead Brazil’s charge for gold medals at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the country seeks to forget its political and economic […]


Neymar to play for Brazil at Rio and not Copa

Barcelona forward Neymar has been told he can play for Brazil at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, but will have to miss skip the Copa […]

Willian want to play in 2016 Copa America and Rio

Chelsea midfielder Willian wants to play in both the Copa America and the Rio Olympics this summer. Willian wants this to happen without any tense […]