Ireland launches Olympic ticket probes

Head of OCI to appear in Brazilian court over alleged illegal resale

Venezuela’s decline prompts exodus

Increasing numbers flee a looming humanitarian crisis

Drug testing continues after Rio games

It may take years to know how clean the games were

Olympics 2016: Brazil bows out in style

Closing ceremony marks return of chutzpah to crisis-mired nation

Rio 2016: Britain emerges as superpower

Nation trumps China in best performance in more than a century

Brazil’s favela kids eye Olympic glory

Slums the source of some of the brightest sporting talent

Eduardo Costantini at MALBA Museum Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Eduardo Costantini — property developer

Opportunities arose during the volatility in his native Argentina

Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil football redemption

Brazil beat Germany on penalties to finally win Olympic gold

Lochte apologises for behaviour in Rio

US swimmers accused of lying over armed robbery claims

Rio 2016: Lochte scandal hits raw nerve

Swim saga twist restores pride in nation that feels misunderstood

Rio 2016: Bolt seals sprint ‘triple double’

GB back on track; US swimmers’ mystery deepens, why Brazilians boo

Rio 2016: runner boxed in by gender debate

Semenya at heart of dispute over treatment of ‘intersex’ athletes

Court overturns Argentine gas price rises

Ruling is blow to government efforts to reduce fiscal deficit

Venezuela’s problems cannot be ignored

Its multiple crises are increasingly becoming international issues

Rio Olympics 2016: Jamaica sprint sweep?

Bolt and Thompson still on song, scandals escalate, Brazil’s chance for redemption

Local lessons for tackling global diseases

Low-cost steps and policies could help save lives

Brazil eyes goals beyond football

Hopes rise that the national team’s path to the Olympic final presages a broader economic revival

Macri reform push descends into court fight

Kirchner-era judges resisted attempt to stabilise public finances

Bolivia makes first shipment of lithium to China

Cargo worth $70,000 marks symbolic step in ambition to set global benchmark for lightest metal

Europe’s top Olympic official arrested in Rio

Irish committee head Pat Hickey detained at his hotel