John Wright will blow the whistle at the Olympic Games for the fifth time in August.
After battling cancer, heavyweight rower Lawrence Brittain is stronger than ever.
Six months before Rio de Janeiro hosts the next Olympics, the country is struggling with a Zika epidemic and political and economic woes
Hundreds of thousands across the globe joined marches and rallies as part of the People's Climate March ahead of the UN Climate Summit in New York.
This group of grandmothers speaks the language of football, with dignity and a spirit that transcends the beautiful game.
This week's teachers march in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro has drawn the biggest turnout since the wave of protests during the Confederations Cup in June.
The city is committed to the social aspects of the sport and is hooking up a new generation.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has voiced alarm over the fourth murder of a journalist in Brazil this year.
Brazil plans to impose strict quality control on imports from China and other Asian nations to prevent the influx of cheap goods.
Welcome to Brazil's first reality show to delve into the lives of the country's growing class of super-rich.
The death toll from a school shooting in Brazil was raised late on Thursday as authorities said a 13-year-old boy had succumbed to his injuries.
A heavily armed man entered a school in Rio de Janeiro and opened fire, killing 10 children and wounding 18 people before taking his own life.
The death toll from floods and landslides in Brazil rose on Monday to 640, as the military stepped up efforts to reach isolated communities near Rio.
Town planners are hoping to set a world example.
Authorities in Rio de Janeiro are under pressure to bulletproof schools in conflict-stricken areas, after a boy was killed by a stray bullet.
New policing initiatives have made Rio de Janeiro a safer place, but the 'pacification' has been brutal.
Rescuers pulled more bodies from a collapsed hillside slum near Rio de Janeiro on Friday, abandoning hope of finding survivors from a mudslide.
Landslides swept away dozens of houses near Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday night, worsening a disaster caused by heavy rains around Brazil's second city.
Flooding and mudslides killed at least 102 people in Brazil, authorities said, as rains paralysed the Rio de Janeiro area.