Rio Olympics

Russia rejects calls for Olympic ban over doping

Russia has criticised as politically motivated an attempt by US and Canada's anti-doping agencies to obtain its complete exclusion from the Olympics over doping.

Kyrgios, Tomic not included in Team Australia for Rio Olympics

Top tennis stars Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic will miss the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next month, as officials revealed the Australian line-up for the games on Monday.

Brazil: No known terrorist threat to Rio Olympics

Brazil says it will deploy 85,000 security personnel, double the number used during the 2012 London Olympics.