Carlos Nuzman has resigned as President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and the Rio 2016 Organising Committee in order to concentrate on defending himself against corruption charges following his arrest last week.
Relations with both the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and Rio 2016 have been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today following the arrest of Carlos Nuzman, President of both organisations.
Rio 2016 and Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman has been arrested by Brazilian police today for alleged involvement in a vote-buying scandal connected to their successful bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Rio 2016 bid chiefs met with businessman at heart of vote-buying scandal three weeks before IOC vote
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman and right-hand man Leonardo Gryner met with a businessman at the centre of the vote-buying scandal less than a month before the Brazilian city was awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a confidential report has revealed.
French banking group Société Générale defends anti-corruption practices amid links to Rio 2016 vote-buying scandal
French financial services company Société Générale has moved to defend its anti-corruption practices after being dragged into the investigation into the bidding process for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games awarded to Rio de Janeiro.
The Deodoro Olympic Whitewater Stadium that hosted canoe slalom at last summer’s Games has become the first Rio 2016 venue to be re-opened as a legacy for the local population.
Football legend Romário de Souza Faria, now an outspoken Senator, has called for a Parliamentary Commission Inquiry to investigate Carlos Nuzman and the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB).
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has promised they will take "all appropriate measures and sanctions" if allegations of vote-buying surrounding Rio de Janeiro's successful bid for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics are proven.
Papa Diack claims it is "the biggest lie in history of world sport" he helped fix Olympic Games for Rio 2016
Papa Massata Diack has strongly denied the allegations that he was involved in fixing the location of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Rio de Janeiro as "the biggest lie in the history of world sport".
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman will not be able to travel to Lima for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session next week after he gave up three passports to Brazilian authorities following a police search of his house yesterday.
A date of November 29 has been set for the start of the trial of Patrick Hickey after he was charged with a series of offences linked to the illegal distribution of tickets for last year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilian Federal police working alongside French investigators have searched the house of Carlos Nuzman today as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games awarded to Rio de Janeiro.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Luis Alberto Moreno has claimed Rio de Janeiro is "better off" after hosting the 2016 Olympic Games, despite the ongoing political and economic problems in Brazil.
Brazilian police investigate whether "ghost athletes" set-up to divert funds from Olympic support programme
Federal investigators in Brazil are investigating possible corruption surrounding the Bolsa Atleta Athlete Scholarship programme designed to support aspiring Olympians and Paralympians.
The Rio 2016 Animal Management Service - a unique project to protect critters found in the vicinity of the Olympic and Paralympic host city’s venues and keep them out of harm’s way - has wound down its work.