Brazil's Ivonette Balthazar's heart was ravaged by smoking, years of stressful work and a heart attack in 2012 registered barely 40 beats a minute
Rio Olympics chief lynchpin behind plot to bribe IOC during Games bid, allege Brazilian police officials
Brazilian officials said that the country's Olympics chief was the "lynchpin" in a plot to bribe the International Olympic Committee into awarding Rio de Janeiro the 2016 Games
President Michel Temer has signed an executive order authorising the deployment of 10,240 soldiers in Rio de Janeiro, where violent crime is on the rise.
Security forces in Brazil's capital have detained a minor who allegedly rammed a car through a gate in an apparent attempt to reach the presidential palace.
India hockey coach Roeland Oltmans is delighted at his team's outstanding performance at the Champions Trophy
Serena Williams admitted Saturday that the health dangers posed by the Zika virus in Rio ahead of the Olympics are a serious concern while Novak Djokovic pleaded for the impact on Brazilians not to be under-estimated.
Yogeshwar Dutt leads Indian wrestlers' bid for Rio Olympics berth as Asian Qualification Championship is set to kickstart
Star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt would seek to grab an Olympic quota place in his first opportunity when he spearheads a 17-member Indian campaign at the Asian Olympic Qualification wrestling championship, starting here tomorrow.
Organisers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have no time to lose with the International Olympic Committee president flying into the country in the coming weeks to monitor progress, the IOC said on Tuesday.