2:57pm Monday 4th August 2014
Rio 2016 organisers admit they cannot afford to indulge in the luxury of leaving preparations for the Olympics and Paralympics to the last minute.
12:45pm Monday 28th July 2014
Rio 2016 Olympic organisers have labelled criticism of their preparations by a senior IOC figure "as ill-informed and wrong" and said they are now on course to meet their targets.
3:16pm Monday 7th July 2014
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has his expressed confidence over the financial implications of hosting the 2022 Winter Games after formally declaring the three candidate cities in Lausanne on Monday.
12:01pm Monday 7th July 2014
Almaty, Beijing and Oslo have been declared the three official candidate cities for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the International Olympic Committee has announced.
10:16am Tuesday 1st July 2014
The Ukrainian city of Lviv has withdrawn its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in order to focus on its application for 2026.
1:16pm Friday 6th June 2014
Sebastian Coe has insisted it would be "impossible" for London to step in as 2016 Olympic hosts should the delays affecting the preparations for Rio de Janeiro prove insurmountable.
2:17pm Tuesday 29th April 2014
Australia's IOC vice-president has delivered a devastating blast at the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro's preparations for the 2016 Games and warned that the situation in the Brazilian city is "critical".
4:45am Saturday 5th April 2014
Prince Harry was sent flying into the air on a swing as he tested the new attractions at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
10:58am Friday 4th April 2014
Prince Harry was sent flying into the air on a swing today as he tested the new attractions at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
3:12pm Thursday 20th March 2014
Sir Steve Redgrave is convinced a dramatic shift-change in the nation's attitude to sporting success can pave the way for Great Britain to exceed its 65-strong London medal haul at the Rio Olympics.