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18 de agosto de 2016, 08:13

New Delhi, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, today congratulated female wrestler Sakshi Malik who won a bronze in 58 kg category to give her country the first medal at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016.

17 de agosto de 2016, 17:51Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian police arrested today Patrick Hickey, an Irish member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over his alleged involvement in a network of illegal sale of tickets for the Olympic Games.

16 de agosto de 2016, 15:02Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Joao Havelange, ex-president of the International Soccer Federation (FIFA), died here at the age of 100, at the Samaritan Hospital, revealed today, without specifying the causes of his death.

16 de agosto de 2016, 11:49Río de Janeiro,Aug 16 (Prensa Latina)Dutch swimmer Ferry Weertman won gold in the men''s 10-kilometer open water race in the sewage-filled waters off Copacabana beach today. Spyridon Giannitois of Greece earned silver and France Marc-Antoine Olivier took the bronze.

16 de agosto de 2016, 11:39Paris, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Amid a heated debate about the burkini (the Muslim swimsuit), the candidate to lead the Foundation for Islam in France, Jean-Pierre Chevÿnement, called on Tuesday for freedom whenever it does not affect public order.

16 de agosto de 2016, 10:29Pretoria, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) ''My biggest dream and prayer for Wayde (van Niekerk) is that he does not abandon humility,'' said Anna Botha, the coach of the South African sprinter, new world record holder and Olympic champion in the 400 meters.

16 de agosto de 2016, 10:11

Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The community of Herradura, in Pinar del Rio province, is happy today about Mijail Lopez'' victory in the Rio-2016 Olympic Games.

15 de agosto de 2016, 16:02Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan boxer Yoel Finol keeps on dreaming in big and today he advanced to the quarterfinals of 52 kilograms of the tournament of boxing of the Olympic Games of Río-2016.

14 de agosto de 2016, 11:53Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) The only Russian track and field athlete due to compete at the Rio Olympics has been banned by the sport''s governing body on the eve of competition.

14 de agosto de 2016, 11:12Rio de Janeiro,Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Michael Phelps says he didn''t set out intending to upstage legendary swimmers that came before him, like Mark Spitz. He just wanted to be the best Michael Phelps possible.

14 de agosto de 2016, 10:45Rio de Janeiro,Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt stressed in an interview with French newspaper Le Parisien that the sport of athletics needs him to win in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.