Water and gas leaks, blocked toilets, and electrical faults that have slowed teams from moving into the Athletes Village may have been caused by a few cases of sabotage, according to Rio Olympic organizers.
Claressa Shields won a gold medal as the most dominant fighter in London at the first Olympic women's boxing tournament.
Jessica Ennis-Hill has history in her sights as the Olympic heptathlon champion heads to the Rio Games unburdened by stress after the pressure of carrying the hopes of a nation four years ago.
Twenty years after the Olympics were held in Atlanta, some remnants of that improbable summer remain a highly visible part of the city's landscape, while others quickly faded away.
In less than two years, Boris Berian has gone from being a broke college dropout working in McDonald's to one of the brightest U.S. middle-distance runners in a generation.
The African with the most Olympic medals is one of the great distance runners from Kenya or Ethiopia, right?
Qatar is taking just two women athletes to Rio, half the number which competed at London 2012, despite selecting its largest ever Olympics squad for Brazil, officials confirmed Thursday.
Usain Bolt will launch an audacious bid for three Olympic sprint gold medals for an unprecendented third time as the perfect antidote to a year of turmoil in his drug-tainted sport.
Sixteen of 17 Russian wrestlers were cleared to compete in the Rio Olympics on Thursday by international governing body United World Wrestling (UWW).
South Korea's Moon Dae-sung has been suspended as a member of the International Olympic Committee over allegations that he plagiarized his doctoral thesis.