It's 107 days until the start of the Olymic Games in Brazil. The countdown has begun with the lighting of the flame - in the ancient stadium in Olympia, Greece, following a historic tradition.
Brazilian authorities have detained one of Rio de Janeiro's most notorious drug traffickers. Some 3,000 officers and troops were involved in the operation to arrest the man known to most by his nickname, "Rogerio 157."
Pita Taufatofua shot to worldwide fame as the bare-chested and oiled Tongan athlete who carried his country's flag at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Now he's qualified for the Pyeongchang Winter Games as a cross-country skier.
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.
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."
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