150 scientists and health experts have called to postpone the Summer Olympics in Rio. The international group warns new evidence shows the Zika virus could be picked up by visitors and spread rapidly around the world. WHO has rejected the call.
A Spanish tourist was shot and killed by military police in Rio de Janeiro after the car she was travelling in failed to stop at a police checkpoint. An investigation is being launched into the incident.
Russia's hopes of competing in the Winter Olympics suffered a major blow after the World Anti-Doping Agency ruled that the country was yet to fulfill two key demands that Moscow said have a "political character."
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 former head of Brazil's Olympic committee, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, has been arrested on allegations of vote buying in Rio's bid for the 2016 Games. The charges follow Nuzman's resignation last week.
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