The Summer Olympic Games are being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 until August 21. Brazil is the first South American country to host the competition.
Two US athletes allegedly used cocaine before Rio 2016 Olympics, a leak by the Fancy Bears cyber-espionage group that hacked into senior World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) officials' confidential emails revealed.
A group of people detained in Brazil ahead of the Olympics planned to poison water in the city of Rio de Janeiro during the Games.
Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with the Russian Olympic team at the Kremlin and awarded athletes for their participation in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
The Russian national team’s outstanding performance at the Rio Olympics this month has laid the groundwork for the future, Russian Sport Minister Vitaly Mutko said Thursday.
The German tabloid Bild on Monday published its final Olympic results table excluding Russia.
The International Olympic Committee handed over the Olympic flag to the governor of Tokyo, which will host the next edition of the Games in four years.
Russian synchronized swimmers Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina carried the Russian flag into the Maracana arena for 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony late Sunday.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev praised the national team on Sunday for doing very well at the Rio Olympics despite hard times for Russian sport.
Russian Sports Minister said in an interview that the performance of the country's national team at the ongoing Rio Olympics "very decent".
Russian freestyle wrestler Soslan Ramonov won gold medal beating Azerbaijan's Toghrul Asgarov in the final match of the men’s 65 kg competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Russia's Anastasia Bliznyuk, Anastasiia Tatareva, Maria Tolkacheva, Anastasia Maksimova and Vera Biriukova won a gold medal at the women's rhythmic gymnastics all-around competition at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Russian freestyle wrestler Soslan Ramonov qualified for the final match of the men’s 65 kg competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Russian athlete Alexander Lesun came first in the men's individual modern pentathlon event at the ongoing Rio Olympic Games, claiming the 17th gold medal for the national team.
Russian wrestler Abdulrashid Sadulaev on Saturday won gold in men’s 86kg freestyle at the Rio Olympics.
Russian athletes Margarita Mamun and Yana Kudryavtseva on Saturday win women's individual all-around gold and silver at Rio 2016 rhythmic gymnastics contest.
Russia’s women’s handball team on Saturday beat the French national team in the final game of 2016 Rio Olympics and won the first gold Olympic medal in its history.
Russian Olympic Committee said that synchronized swimmers Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina will carry the Russian flag at the closing ceremony of the ongoing Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Events like Neymar's fastest goal and Russia's fencing triumph have provided some of the most memorable moments of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Russia’s men’s Olympic volleyball team lost to Brazil in the semifinals in Rio and will compete for a bronze medal with the United States.
Russia’s Gulnaz Gubaydullina set an Olympic record in women’s pentathlon swimming because of her sprained neck, the athlete told journalists.