Marielle Franco, an outspoken critic of police corruption and state violence, was killed in a drive-by shooting.
Coaches and doctors that turn athletes to doping could face probation and jail.
Van Niekerk set the 400 meter world record at Rio 2016.
The Belarusian delegation sided with its banned neighbours in Rio.
The Paralympics sees people battle against the challenges posed by "normality."
Russia's Olympians are being handsomely rewarded by the Kremlin.
"If you help, we can make my silver become more precious than any gold," Malachowski wrote.
Despite the doping scandal, athletes pleased the Kremlin by winning 56 medals.
Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
American Matthew Centrowitz takes gold in the 1,500M, adding to the U.S.'s track medal count.
Footage casts more doubt on swimmers' report of being robbed at gunpoint in Rio.
Skinner won a gold medal in the men's cycle team sprint and a silver in the men's sprint.
Darya Klishina wishes the whole Russian team was with her in Rio.
Islam el-Shahabi had faced intense pressure from Egyptians to boycott the bout.
Ukraine's sports minister has sounded off on Ukraine winning silver in the men's Greco Roman wrestling.
CAS has already taken several decisions favourable to Russia this summer.
Egyptian Islam el-Shahabi loses out to Israel's Or Sasson in the 100kg weight class.