Kissing is unlikely to pass on the Zika virus, which is harmless for most people but can cause severe brain damage in unborn children, a study with monkeys shows.
World number two Dustin Johnson, who won his first major title at the US Open Golf Championship in June, will not play in the Rio Olympics because of concerns over the Zika virus.
Parts of a mutilated body wash up on the sands of Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, just meters (yards) from where beach volleyball athletes will compete in the upcoming Olympics.
World No.1 golfer Jason Day of Australia says he is withdrawing from the Rio Olympic Games over the threat of the Zika virus.
South African Branden Grace joins a growing list of leading golfers withdrawing from the Rio Olympics on Friday due to concerns about the Zika virus.
Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford decides to freeze his sperm because of fears about the Zika virus at this year's Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says that it sees no need to cancel, delay or move the Rio Olympic Games because of the Zika virus threat.
The mosquito-borne Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, scientists in Brazil say.