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Professor of Cultural Research at University of Western Sydney What happens off the field stays off the track and the dais but plays OK at the press conference that is the rather convoluted message from International Olympic Committee ( IOC )
Department of Homeland Security, issued a report with security tips , saying hacktivists and cybercriminals may attempt to take advantage of the international attention around the Games. Hacktivists will look to take advantage of the large audience
The Canadian Press Video Forward Hayley Wickenheiser says she likes the mix of new and experienced players on the Canadian women's Olympic hockey team. The final roster heading to Sochi includes 12 players who won gold at the Vancouver Games.
It is well known that London receives a disproportionate amount of UK arts subsidies, but perhaps not the vast extent of this. Our independently produced report, Rebalancing our Cultural Capital , throws this lack of balance into sharp relief...
Police moved into five favelas after a policewoman was shot to death in an attack on a police pacification unit. A unit backed by an armored vehicle entered the Morro do Juramento favela north of Rio after discovering the vehicle used in Sunday's
Four sports suffer Olympic funding cut Basketball, synchronised swimming, water polo and weightlifting have all had their Olympic funding withdrawn. UK Sport has decided to put money into other sports ahead of the Rio Games in 2016 and Tokyo 2020.
Police in Rio de Janeiro say at least six people have been killed during shootouts between officers and suspected drug gang members. Rio police are carrying out operations in several slums, hunting for those responsible for the weekend shooting death
I remember the same sentiment looming over the start of the 2002 Winter Olympics held in Salt Lake City , near where I live.
NPR correspondents Ari Shapiro, in London, and Joanna Kakissis, in Athens, teamed up for this joint look at Olympics economics...Russia has spent $50 billion on everything from construction to security, making these the most expensive games in
Video Video Olympics in Design There were more performers during the opening ceremony than there were athletes during the entire 16-day event an estimated 14,000 versus 11,000. And, while technology was the great enabler of the show (surely there