PIC: Bonang is aflame in this white swimsuit

2016-07-28 11:08

Queen B* is something to behold in this pic.

Ecclestone's mother-in-law kidnapped: Held for R531-million ransom!

2016-07-26 10:22

Brazilian kidnappers are reportedly demanding R531-million in ransom for the release of Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law.

Rio homeless raise voice ahead of Olympics

2016-07-23 20:47

Many people walk by the homeless without looking but in Rio de Janeiro street dwellers became the stars for a day as they stood outside the Olympic city's main theater.

Brazil arrests group planning terrorism during Olympics

2016-07-21 17:20

Brazilian police have arrested 10 members of a group allegedly planning terrorist attacks during the upcoming Olympic Games.

WATCH: Are our Rio 2016 athletes drug free?

Khalid Galant, the CEO for the South African Institute for Drug-free Sport joined us in studio to discuss the latest WADA report on samples taken from South African athletes. In this video we discuss the Rio Olympics and how to ensure they're drug free. Watch.

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Brazil’s retail sales unexpectedly fall

2016-07-12 15:47

Brazil’s retail sales have unexpectedly fallen in May as Latin America’s largest economy struggles to emerge from its worst recession in decades.

'Welcome to Hell,' protesting Rio police tell tourists

2016-07-04 17:40

Brazilian police protesting unpaid salaries with just one month to go before the Olympics, have surprised arriving travellers at Rio de Janeiro's main airport with banners reading "Welcome to Hell."

Cold kills homeless in Brazil's richest city

2016-06-29 13:02

Even under three blankets, Marcio Carvalho can't stop shaking as he seeks shelter on the streets of Brazil's biggest and richest city, Sao Paulo.

Mozzie protection - and condoms - for Rio Olympics

2016-06-24 22:28

A 24-hour restaurant big enough to house jumbo jets, 450 000 condoms, a multi-faith worship centre and beds that extend to accommodate the lankiest of basketball players.

Gunmen storm Brazil hospital; 1 dead, 2 wounded in shootout

2016-06-20 11:26

A group of heavily armed men stormed a Rio de Janeiro hospital to free a suspected drug trafficker, sparking a shootout with officers that left a patient dead and a nurse and an off-duty policeman wounded.


Member of F1 boss Ecclestone's family kidnapped

2016-07-26 16:54

A member of F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's family has been kidnapped for ransom in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

WATCH: Russia ban lifted and Olympic Village mess

Sport24 editor Garrin Lambley explains the process Russian athletes have to go through in order to participate at the Rio Olympics, now that the IOC has decided not to issue a blanket ban for doping. Watch.

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Brazil downplays Olympics 'terror attack plot'

2016-07-21 19:35

Brazilian Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes says a group who allegedly pledged allegiance to ISIS on social media and discussed possible attacks during the Rio Olympics, are complete amateurs and ill-prepared for any such attacks.

Dog survives being shot 5 times, destined for adoption

2016-07-21 10:27

A dog that has survived being shot five times during a gun battle between gangs in a Rio de Janeiro slum, will be put up for adoption after recovering.

WATCH: Team SA - who is likely to win medals in Rio?

With just over two weeks to go before the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, these are the South African athletes that are being touted as sure-bet medal winners. Watch.

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Armoured cars, soldiers in camouflage, secure Rio Olympics

2016-07-10 07:13

Brazilian soldiers have been checking out spots that will get intense security when the Rio de Janeiro Olympics open in just under four weeks.

Crime, transport top Rio Olympic concerns - poll

2016-07-04 06:53

Most Rio de Janeiro residents think the Olympics next month will be a success, but an overwhelming number worry that violence could ruin the Games, according to a poll.

Rio CEO: Security is biggest concern for Olympics

2016-06-28 17:40

The chief organiser of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says security is his top concern, well ahead of the Zika virus.

Scores of environmental activists killed in 2015

2016-06-20 22:49

At least 185 activists and indigenous people fighting environmental pillaging were murdered in 2015, the watchdog group Global Witness says.

Olympic Brazil detects ISIS posts in Portuguese

2016-06-17 22:41

Authorities in this year's Olympic host Brazil have detected users exchanging messages in Portuguese linked to ISIS in an online web forum, intelligence services say.

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