Cuban runner Omara Durand is partially blind but wants to compete in the able-bodied Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Authorities must now decide if she can run with a guide.
German athletes are on the verge of setting a new and independent organization. It will be entirely separate from the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), the umbrella organisation of German sports.
The head of Brazil's Olympic committee, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, has been arrested on vote buying allegations to win Rio's bid for the 2016 Games. The arrest is part of a probe into corruption around the Games.
The USA enjoyed another golden day in London as they extended their lead at the top of the medal table. Americans won the women's long jump and 3000m steeplechase which featured a bizarre interlude.
The president of Germany’s athletics federation has expressed frustration over a delay in the release of a survey on doping. The report indicated that the problem in athletics could be worse than previously thought.
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