The Rio Olympics were filled with spectacular athletic achievements, including record-breaking medal hauls for Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. Brazil's soccer team made up for its World Cup loss with a gold medal, but how has the city of Rio fared?
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."
Some Russian athletes will be allowed to compete as neutrals at the Pyeongchang Winter Games in 2018, the International Olympic Committee announced on Tuesday. But the IOC has suspended the Russian Olympic Committee.
Lawrence Nassar, who has been accused of sexual abuse by US gold medal winning gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman, has pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct charges. He could face up to 25 years in prison.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has finally flexed its muscles by banning Russia from the Winter Olympics. It's a victory for its president but work remains to rid sport of drugs, writes DW's Michael Da Silva.
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