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Committee appears to yield to demand by city governor to scale back $29bn Games
It will be impossible to know how clean the Rio games have been for many years to come
Women’s 800m favourite at heart of bitter dispute over treatment of ‘intersex’ athletes
Gold standard event takes place on Sunday as a drug doping cloud hangs over the games
International Paralympic Committee criticises Russian government over state-backed doping
Doping, terrorism and logistics all present challenges as the games open
Rose Nathike Lokonyen from South Sudan will be running in the 800m, representing the IOC
Khan attacks failure to regenerate area with more affordable housing
Rio’s problems are unlikely to be fixed just by holding the games
A brittle global economy means many cities can no longer afford to stage the ‘greatest show on earth’
In the face of terror, inequality — and sporting scandals — the Games must cling on to its power to bring us together
The anti-doping chief on his shock at discovering how far Moscow officials went to falsify athletes’ samples
IOC will not expel entire 386-strong team from Rio games
In Rio, records will fall and reputations will be made. But are the Olympics losing their ability to inspire?
Ruling could influence whether entire team is barred from attending Rio games
Governing body delays final decision after state-sponsored doping allegations
Investigation finds sports ministry ‘controlled and oversaw’ cover-up of doping by athletes
Wada report could call for curbs beyond track and field
First country to have competitors barred in event because of drugs
The IAAF decision to maintain a suspension is harsh but necessary
In this summer’s Olympics, every millisecond will count. But how did sport and the watch industry become inseparable?
French authorities investigate payments to company linked to former world athletics chief Lamine Diack
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