Winding along the steep coast of Rio de Janeiro, the bike path was built as a legacy project for the Olmpics. 106 days before the opening ceremony, its collapse had fatal consequences.
The head of Brazil's Olympic committee allegedly paid a $2 million bribe to secure votes for Brazil. The allegations came as police revealed a nine-month investigation into the corruption behind the Olympic bid.
The son of the former IAAF president Lamine Diack is at the heart of a corruption racket that involved vote buying for the Olympics, says the French financial prosecutor. Tokyo 2020 and Rio 2016 are under investigation.
A Brazil judge has sentenced eight men to up to 15 years for plotting a jihadist attack on the 2016 Rio Olympics. Authorities described the group as an "amateur" and downplayed any ties to the so-called "Islamic State."
A week in to the Rio Games and attendances have been disappointing, to say the least. Stadiums are full when Brazilian athletes or superstars like Michael Phelps compete, but that's hardly the case otherwise. Why?
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