A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) probe is reportedly underway in the United States investigating corruption allegations surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Rio de Janeiro in 2009.
There has been no damage has reported to the Velodrome built for last year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after a second fire at the venue in four months.
A judge in Rio de Janeiro has rejected claims of "irregularities"brought by a lawyer in the case of Kevin Mallon, an Irish employee of THG Sports, the British company at the centre of claims that tickets were sold on the black market and who faces charges including ambush marketing, ticket touting, tax evasion, criminal association, and larceny.
A Brazilian court has ordered that Carlos Nuzman be conditionally released from jail two days after he was officially charged with corruption, tax evasion, money laundering and running a criminal organisation.
Carlos Nuzman's deputy Edson Menezes has been appointed as the Interim President of Rio 2016 and will hold the position for at least 180 days while a decision is taken about what to do next.
Nuzman officially charged by Brazilian prosecutors over allegations he bribed IOC members during Rio 2016 bid
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has been officially charged today by the Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF) with corruption, tax evasion, money laundering and running a criminal organisation.
Rio 2016 general director Leonardo Gryner has been released from prison after a judge in Brazil revoked his temporary arrest.
Carlos Nuzman has failed in a bid to be released from prison and will remain behind bars in Brazil.
Carlos Nuzman is to remain imprisoned in Brazil indefinitely after a judge's order changed his status from temporary detention to preventative detention to stop possible interference in the investigation.
Research of United States athletes and staff who attended last year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has found no cases of Zika virus but did find evidence of other tropical infections.
Carlos Nuzman has resigned as President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and the Rio 2016 Organising Committee in order to concentrate on defending himself against corruption charges following his arrest last week.
Relations with both the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and Rio 2016 have been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today following the arrest of Carlos Nuzman, President of both organisations.
Rio 2016 and Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman has been arrested by Brazilian police today for alleged involvement in a vote-buying scandal connected to their successful bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Rio 2016 bid chiefs met with businessman at heart of vote-buying scandal three weeks before IOC vote
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman and right-hand man Leonardo Gryner met with a businessman at the centre of the vote-buying scandal less than a month before the Brazilian city was awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a confidential report has revealed.
French banking group Société Générale defends anti-corruption practices amid links to Rio 2016 vote-buying scandal
French financial services company Société Générale has moved to defend its anti-corruption practices after being dragged into the investigation into the bidding process for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games awarded to Rio de Janeiro.