Patrick Hickey, president of the Olympic Council of Ireland, steps down “temporarily” after his arrest in Rio.
- 19 August, 2016 Rio 2016: US swimmers leave Brazil to jeering crowds Brazil allows Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger to fly out of Rio after lying that they were robbed during the Olympics.
- 19 June, 2016 Brazil 'to give Rio $850m' in aid for Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro to receive emergency funds to pay for infrastructure and security during August games, reports say.
- 28 May, 2016 Brazil identifies four of 33 gang-rape suspects Arrest warrants issued after men rape teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro and put footage online.
- 13 September, 2016 Feyisa Lilesa: 'I am not seeking asylum in the US' Feyisa Lilesa, who won silver for Ethiopia at Olympic Games in Rio, wants "superiority of one ethnic group to end".
- 8 September, 2016 Swimmer Ryan Lochte punished by US Olympic committee US swimmer is suspended from using Olympic facilities and will miss next world championship for his part in Rio scandal.