Carlos Arthur Nuzman, who also headed the Rio 2016 organizing committee, was found guilty of corruption, criminal organization, money laundering and tax evasion. The 79-year-old executive won't be jailed until all his appeals are heard.
Referees, judges and technical officials for the World Championships in Belgrade next month now face tough selection criteria, including background and other checks.
A brief look at some of the most notable news, scandals to hit the Olympic world since last Summer Games
Twenty-nine athletes from 11 countries will represent the Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo Olympics
The judging in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games had drawn strong criticism from boxers with several claiming to be victims of poor officiating
A sweeper clears the snow in central St. Petersburg, Russia. A cyclone caused the first snowfall in St. Petersburg this winter.AP/PTI
Fire burns along the western ridge of Pilot Mountain, in North Carolina. The fire, which was reported to have started Saturday night, has burned more than 500 acres as of Monday night and is expected to burn 900 as...Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP
Pupils wearing masks line up to enter their classroom at the Kgololo Academy on "Spirit Day" in Johannesburg's Alexandra township. Despite global worry, doctors in South Africa are reporting patients with the COVID-19...AP Photo/Jerome Delay
Lava flows from a volcano on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Several new volcanic vents opened in La Palma, releasing new lava that flowed fast down a ridge and threatened to widen the impact on evacuated land,...AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
Lava flows as volcano continues to erupt on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Several new volcanic vents opened in La Palma on Sunday, releasing new lava that flowed fast down a ridge and threatened to widen the...AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.