Bolt’s parents share childhood memories, including how he was pushing at three weeks old and outpacing them at 10.
Protests mar run-up to the opening ceremony but well-wishers at a Rio favela hope for a spectacular show.
Brazilian police accused of applying a heavy hand in targeting security threats one month before the Olympic Games.
Despite negative media portrayals, tens of thousands of Haitians and other refugees have been received with open arms.
Illegal miners accused of making millions of dollars from Paraiba tourmaline gem in impoverished rural areas in Brazil.
The public health system run by Rio’s government reached breaking point after authorities admitted to a budget shortfall
Brazilian women say they are uniting against policies and attitudes they fear could set women’s rights back.
Life expectancy is estimated at age 30 – with the highest rate of violence against the trans community in the world.