The tournament in Brazil kicks off on June 12
Rio De Janeiro
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Wednesday 21 November 2012
A Brazilian football star has gone on trial for orchestrating what prosecutors claim is the gruesome murder of the mother of his child.
Sunday 11 November 2012
Sailing's governing body reverses decision to replace windsurfing after international outcry
Monday 29 October 2012
An Indian tribe have informed the Brazilian government they will commit suicide if they are forced from their homes.
Thursday 25 October 2012
Graeme McDowell believes the International Olympic Committee should step in to resolve the debate over whether he and the world No 1 Rory McIlroy should represent Britain or Ireland at the 2016 Olympics.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
An inflatable version of Brazil's mascot for the 2014 World Cup, a smiling three-banded armadillo, has been removed after it was attacked with knives by vandals.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
World's fastest man Usain Bolt is still toying with the notion of adding the 400 metres or long jump to his repertoire after retaining his 100 and 200 Olympic titles.
Saturday 25 August 2012
Dramatic temperature changes and huge travel implications worry the England manager
Monday 13 August 2012
Well the name sounds Brazilian, does he have something to do with the next Olympic Games?
Cameron seeks to capitalise on Olympic buzz by linking sporting endeavour with efforts to rebuild the economy
Sunday 12 August 2012
David Cameron today attempted to extract as much political capital as possible from the success of the London Games – linking Britain’s sporting endeavour with efforts to rebuild the economy.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Patience and Bithell, and Mills and Clark earn medals to crown successful campaign
Thursday 09 August 2012
Team GB's hockey captain Kate Walsh hopes that the team's success at the Games could secure a legacy for the sport and inspire their successors.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Alistair Brownlee could try his luck on the track after producing a phenomenal run to win Olympic gold in the triathlon yesterday.
Monday 30 July 2012
Great Britain table tennis star Paul Drinkhall immediately set himself the target of qualifying by right for the next Olympic Games after being knocked out of the singles in London.
Friday 13 July 2012
Eugenio de Araujo Sales, who died of a heart attack in his sleep on 9 July at the age of 91, was Rio de Janeiro's former archbishop who provided shelter to thousands of people opposed to the military regimes that once ruled Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
Saturday 23 June 2012
The UN's Rio Plus 20 summit on sustainable development ended yesterday amid a torrent of criticism from environment and development campaigners, who said the colossal, three-day international meeting had achieved nothing.
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