Brazilian officials are stepping-up an information campaign in an attempt to downplay fears surrounding the risk of Zika virus following recent warnings against attending the Olympics and Paralympic Games.

Jamaica could lose a medal won at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing after a high-profile athlete reportedly tested positive following a re-analysis of their sample.

Rio 2016 claim more than two thirds of Olympic tickets have now been sold following the launching of the process to distribute the four million bought so far to their buyers.

MIAMI—Flow has announced the rebranding of its cutting-edge Advanced Video Services (AVS) to Horizon from Flow.

An official illustrated Olympic and Paralympic sticker album has been launched in another attempt to boost interest in Rio 2016 among the Brazilian population.

Leila, Liina and Lily Luik from Estonia will make Olympics history when they cross the start line for the women's marathon in Rio.