Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade. Here are highlights from celebrations in New York, Dubai, Rio de Janiero, Paris, and ...
A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail here dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell, ...
Rio de Janeiro’s far-right governor Wilson Witzel on Tuesday compared drug dealers to the Shiite movement Hezbollah and warned police would ...
A fire swept through the training center of Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo on Friday, killing 10 people, including members of the club’s ...
The coffin of a singer priestess from Ancient Egypt is feared to have been destroying amid a huge fire that engulfed the National Museum in Rio de ...
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis got some alarmingly direct insight into Rio de Janeiro’s violent crime wave when gunfire burst out close to his ...
Former Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks has been placed under formal investigation in France in a probe into allegations of vote buying to win the ...
Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis, 59, was missing since Monday and Françoise, his Brazilian wife reported him missing to police on Wednesday
Twenty-five UAE athletes qualified for this month’s Games, which run until Sunday, but only 18 can compete
Al-Nakhli shot at a 8.99m distance, placing in third behind Germany’s gold medalist Daniel Scheil and Algeria’s Kamel Kardjena
Four sponsors announced they were dumping the swimmer, who has since apologized and conceded that he embellished what happened at Rio gas station
Arriving amid grave political, financial and societal problems, Rio 2016 provided a showcase of sporting excellence set to a staggeringly beautiful backdrop
Neymar shed tears of joy after delivering Brazil’s first men’s soccer gold medal with the winning penalty in a 5-4 shootout triumph
Police accused them of fabricating a story about being robbed at gunpoint during the Rio Games
Four swimmers aid they been robbed by gunmen impersonating police officers
Goal for Peace is a collaboration between the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and The Equalizer Program
The fast food restaurant is considered more of a convenient, safer option by the athletes
Lochte was returning to the Athletes’ Village from a party hosted by the French Games delegation when armed men carrying police badges pulled them over
Brazil’s phone company Claro estimates that close to 2 million of its users have downloaded the game just in the Rio area since it was released
The great American swimmer made that abundantly clear on Friday after winning the 27th Olympic medal of his career
Suspicious packages, muggings, stray bullets flying at venues, shattered windows on a bus and an Olympic security officer fatally shot in a favela
Sasson defeated El Shehaby with two throws for an automatic victory, with about a minute and a half remaining in the bout
Ahmed broke into tears and sobbed uncontrollably, hugging her coach, as her podium finish was confirmed
Olympics organizers have stepped up police patrols as security concerns mounted over the threat posed by street violence in the past week
Organizers say low alkaline levels and algae caused the color change
Deehani is also the first Arab to win gold at the Olympics this year
While chasing a thief, Dirk Van Tichelt gets punched in the face by an unknown male attacker on Copacabana Beach
Hassan Saada is accused of trying to rape two Brazilian waitresses at the Barra da Tijuca Olympic village
Never before had a woman led Iran’s team into the parade of athletes in an Olympic opening ceremony
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