A Swedish appeals court decided to uphold the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Friday, prolonging the six year long legal stand off with prosecutors and clearing the way for the Wikileaks founder to be questioned in London next month.
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Russia has its first win of the Olympics.
An Emirates plane has crash-landed at Dubai International Airport and caught fire.
Russian drug cheats will be competing at next month's Olympic Games despite efforts to eradicate them, say the whistleblowers who highlighted the country's state-sponsored doping.
A new sportswear advert that celebrates India's female athletes has promoted a debate on how few Indians recognise their own sportswomen.
Rio de Janeiro's interim governor Francisco Dornelles admitted that the Olympic Games could be a "big failure" if there are no appropriate measures taken in regards to security and transport during the Games.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the credentials of a testing laboratory in Rio de Janeiro for failing to comply with international standards, just over a month before the city hosts the Olympic Games.
Former world champion Carl Frampton and a number of other high-profile fighters have hit out at the decision to allow professionals to box at the Olympics.
Excavation work for a new metro line in Rome has unearthed a huge Roman barracks from the 2nd Century AD when Emperor Hadrian was in power.