In Athletes’ Housing at Rio Olympics: Blocked Toilets, Leaking Pipes and Exposed Wiring

The leader of the Australian delegation in Brazil, Kitty Chiller, said the problems prevented the Olympians from moving in to their quarters in the Olympic Village.


Olympic Officials Sanction Russian Athletes, but Stop Short of Complete Ban

Olympic officials set special terms for appeals.


Putin’s Swift Reaction to Doping Report Blames Anti-Russian Politics

President Vladimir V. Putin responded unusually quickly to a World Anti-Doping Agency report that accused his government of running a covert doping program for the country’s Olympians.