July 28, 2016 - 03:19 GMT
President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday transmitted encouragement to the Algerian sports delegation before flying to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the Olympic Games -2016 (OG-2016).
July 27, 2016 - 16:28 GMT
Brazil's Counter-terrorism Director Luiz Alberto Sallaberry has revealed that the threat by the ISIS to the Olympic Games is genuine.
July 26, 2016 - 18:07 GMT
People traveling to Brazil for the Olympic Games next month can breathe a little sigh of relief as a team of researchers has claimed that the risk of international spread due to the event is low.
July 26, 2016 - 16:11 GMT
When Yusra Mardini was fleeing war-torn Syria an appearance at the Olympic Games seemed impossible but the face of the Refugee Team is now heading for Rio.
July 25, 2016 - 16:53 GMT
The UAE will be sending a full squad of 32, including 13 athletes in six different individual sports for the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games starting on August 5.
July 25, 2016 - 15:42 GMT
Egypt's most promising athlete Ihab Abdel-Rahman may miss next month's Olympic Games after failing a doping test
July 24, 2016 - 17:36 GMT
A Brazilian man jumped the security barriers around the Olympic run, and attempted to steal the Olympic torch.
July 24, 2016 - 16:59 GMT
UAE AF chief tips Alia or Desalegn to be among the contenders in Rio de Janeiro
July 24, 2016 - 15:44 GMT
The athletes' village for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics was to officially open on Sunday, less than a fortnight ahead of the August 5 opening ceremony.
July 22, 2016 - 18:31 GMT
Two weeks before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games there are still plenty of tickets available, a spokesperson for the Games told dpa Thursday.
July 21, 2016 - 17:55 GMT
President Hassan Rouhani said that Iranian athletes’ message in Olympics, Paralympics is “peace, friendship, coexistence”.
July 21, 2016 - 16:16 GMT
Women’s sports will be allowed in the Kingdom according to Shariah law, Saudi Olympic Committee Executive Director Hussam Al-Qurashi has announced.
July 21, 2016 - 15:31 GMT
A festival of fairness? An embodiment of the Olympic spirit? The Games in Rio have been dogged by problems: doping, Zika, lack of money, building chaos. But perhaps a bit of Brazilian magic can turn things around.
July 20, 2016 - 15:27 GMT
Oman's top seeded player Fatma al Nabhani began her campaign in the ITF US$10,000 tennis tournament in style when she breezed past Italian qualifier Marianna Natali 7-6, 6-0 in the French city of Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc on Tuesday.
July 19, 2016 - 20:16 GMT
The Iranian men’s national volleyball team has maintained its position as the best Asian squad in the latest edition of the FIVB rankings, nestling in the 10th spot in the world table.