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Scandal and controversy may have dogged the Olympic Games, but Rio de Janeiro signed off in style with a tropical closing ceremony.
After two draws against the much-fancied pair of Mexico and South Korea, Germany required a glut of goals to seal a place in the next round. Horst Hrubesch’s team will take on Portugal in the last eight.
There are 11,360 players participating in the ongoing Olympic Games, competing in 28 sports. Brazil dedicated about 47,000 police officers and 38,000 soldiers to be stationed at the events in order to guarantee the safety of 500,000 visitors who came to witness the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro witnessed a magnificent opening …
Can Brazil, through this year’s Olympic Games, leave behind its worst political, economic, and social crisis in decades
How shoudl top German athletes be funded to bring back the medals? It’s been a hotly-debated topic in Germany for the past two years. There are a number of different models that could be been adopted.
After the decision not to impose a general ban on Russian athletes from competing at the Olympics in Brazil, IOC President Thomas Bach has faced widespread criticism. In Russia, though, the news was greeted with relief.
Expect flashmobs during the Olympic Games, but possibly not much more. Amidst government turmoil in Brazil, Rio’s schedule of Olympic culture events has been drastically slashed, reports Donna Bowater.
Just weeks ahead of the Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro is still grappling with negative headlines. DW correspondent Friedel Taube met the one man in Rio who isn’t fazed: Mayor Eduardo Paes.
Daily News Egypt sat down with Essam El-Din to learn more about the nature of the sport, its tournaments, and his plans for the current and the upcoming years.
Russia is pleading to have its athletics suspension overturned so it can compete at the Olympic Games in Brazil.
Professional boxers could be set to compete at the summer Olympic Games for the first time. However, they’ll have to get through a qualifying tournament to do so.
The younger brother of one of the Brussels suicide bombers will compete for Belgium at the Olympic Games in Brazil after winning gold at the European Taekwondo Championships.
Among the many Egyptian athletes who have qualified for the upcoming Olympic Games, swimmers or otherwise, Osman, 21, is one of the few who is expected to bring home at least one Olympic medal