Sport16 Aug 2016 05:55 GMT
Bolt's parents share childhood memories, including how he was pushing at three weeks old and outpacing them at 10.
Rio 201606 Aug 2016 11:09 GMT
Protests mar run-up to the opening ceremony but well-wishers at a Rio favela hope for a spectacular show.
Olympics05 Jul 2016 14:28 GMT
Brazilian police accused of applying a heavy hand in targeting security threats one month before the Olympic Games.
Brazil30 Jun 2016 13:09 GMT
Despite negative media portrayals, tens of thousands of Haitians and other refugees have been received with open arms.
Brazil12 Jun 2016 11:35 GMT
Illegal miners accused of making millions of dollars from Paraiba tourmaline gem in impoverished rural areas in Brazil.
Health05 Feb 2016 10:18 GMT
The public health system run by Rio's government reached breaking point after authorities admitted to a budget shortfall
Latin America11 Dec 2015 10:38 GMT
Brazilian women say they are uniting against policies and attitudes they fear could set women's rights back.
Human Rights22 Apr 2015 11:04 GMT
Life expectancy is estimated at age 30 - with the highest rate of violence against the trans community in the world.
Turkey threatens more strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest
Philippines leader says N Korea 'wants to end world'
Yoweri Museveni: A five times-elected dictator?
Libya seizes oil tankers after shootout at sea
Syria's war explained from the beginning
Iran: Khamanei rebuffs Rouhani over detente with West
Kurdish-Arab force pushes back ISIL in Syria's Tabqa
Will the US try to send 50,000 people back to Haiti?
UK students on hunger strike in support of Palestinians
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