Carlos Nuzman has sent his resignation letter as head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee from a prison where he's been held since last week amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the 2016 Olympics to Rio de Janeiro.
The Japan labor standard office has determined that the suicide of a 23-year-old man at Tokyo's new Olympic stadium construction site stemmed from overwork, and his family is eligible for government compensation.
Olympic official Carlos Nuzman has been suspended by the IOC, with the decision coming only hours after Brazilian authorities investigating a vote-buying case asked for help from prosecutors in Switzerland.
The International Paralympic Committee said Bahman Golbarnezhad crashed about 10:40 a.m. local time on a mountainous stretch of the road cycling course and suffered cardiac arrest on the way to the hospital.
Brooke Crain heads to Rio to compete in Olympic BMX Cycling on August 17-19. The Visalia native talks about lessons learned from her Olympic debut at the London 2012 Games and the value of another four years of training.
Brooke Crain: Taking one lap, and one Olympics, at a time
Two time gold medalist Cathy Ferguson thriving in Clovis
Fresno city council clerk gets an emotional apology from Councilman Oliver Baines
Cat hiding in neighborhood destroyed by fire rescued by deputies