Historical

From Sugarloaf Mountain to Cristo Redentor

With the Olympic Games having ended, we were left with time to take a look around the tourist attractions of Rio de Janeiro. A day and a half's excursion was enough to leave us with an eye...

A sneak peek into favela life

Rio de Janeiro has many faces. It is fraught with such extremes that it's quite hard to fathom the true nature of this beautiful

Rio bids a colourful goodbye

The 31st Olympic Games had started with a great exhibition of music, dance and colours of life. It ended with another one.

RIO Snippets

On Monday night at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, a Bahamian sports journalist was bragging about the tradition and

The chants that rocked the stands

Brazilians have earned quite a name for themselves with their expressions of support and disapproval during these Olympic

Neymar versus Marta? Not yet

It's needless to say that women's football cannot compete with the men's game, both in terms of public support and

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

If it's happening, it's in Copacabana

Copacabana is a happening place. It is probably one of the most happening places in the whole of South America.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

A Neymar show; then a no-show

This was the moment everyone was waiting for. Neymar, the Brazil captain, would be walking into the mixed zone after

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

RIO Snippets

On Monday night at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, a Bahamian sports journalist was bragging about the tradition and

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

The chants that rocked the stands

Brazilians have earned quite a name for themselves with their expressions of support and disapproval during these Olympic

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

Neymar versus Marta? Not yet

It's needless to say that women's football cannot compete with the men's game, both in terms of public support and

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

Brazil going after gold

The only major silverware missing from Brazil's glittering cabinet is an Olympic gold. The five-time world champions came

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

'100m is always the hardest one for me'

After having completed an unprecedented treble of 100m sprint titles on Sunday night, Usain Bolt entertained questions from the media.

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

A Kenyan king and a golden dive

If Usain Bolt is the king of sprint and Mo Farah is the king of long-distance running, then David Rudisha is the undisputed king of middle distance running.

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

Golf is back, and Rose strikes gold

The last time golf was part of the Olympic Games was back in 1904. For the last 112 years, the 'game for the elite' was

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

Murray makes history

Andy Murray doesn't have the flamboyance of Rafael Nadal. He doesn't have the finesse of Roger Federer either. And he even