Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro shootout leaves record 25 people dead

At least 25 people were killed in a shootout between suspected drug traffickers and police in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, one of the state’s deadliest police raids, police said. People targeted in the raid in the poor Jacarezinho …

CAS leaves Russian Paralympians no chance

Today the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced a final decision not to allow the Russian athletes to compete at the Paralympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, despite the appeal of the Russian side on the decision of the International …

Olympics in Rio: Strong Russia and records of Caucasus

The Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be remembered for many events, but for Russia and the South Caucasus countries it will go down in history as one of the most difficult and the most successful. Russia, being under an unprecedented …

Day 16 of Olympic Games: what to expect?

Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are coming to an end. On the final day, athletes will compete in boxing, basketball, volleyball, wrestling, handball, mountain-bike, rhythmic gymnastics and athletics.  In men's …