olympics 2016

Russia doping 'state-dictated with secret service backing'

Russia's FSB secret service backed doping cover-ups by anti-doping laboratories in Moscow and Sochi, an independent report reveals.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Here's why medalists don't get flowers at Rio 2016 Olympics

Olympic medalists are traditionally presented flower bouquets as they are awarded up gold, silver or bronze medals on a podium. But this is not happening in the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Russia doping 'state-dictated with secret service backing'

Russia's FSB secret service backed doping cover-ups by anti-doping laboratories in Moscow and Sochi, an independent report reveals.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Rio artists highlight city's violent underbelly

As Rio de Janeiro prepares to play Olympic host, one art exhibit is flying a less than celebratory five-ring flag portraying five youngsters shot dead by police in this often deadly city.