Updated: Rio Olympic Venues Shut, Critic Campaigns for Brazilian NOC

(ATR) IOC comments on Rio venue dispute...Judge claims venues unsafe… Rio 2016 opponent runs for Brazil NOC president.

International canoe set for bumper 2018

Rio City Hall Sets Deodoro Opening

(ATR) The Deodoro Radical Park will open September 21, but only once a week, after nine months of closure.

ATR First: Deodoro Still Months From Reopening

(ATR) Rio City Hall is aiming to open Deodoro Park to public in September, and Future Arena legacy is in doubt.

Deodoro Park Re-opening Looms

(ATR) Rio City Hall optimistic Deodoro Olympic Park could open by end of next month ATR exlusive from Aaron Bauer

First Post-Games Sporting Competition for Deodoro -- Rio Roundup

(ATR) Also: AOC elects athletes commission, Steve Hooker appointed as chair.

Diminished Deodoro Atmosphere for Paralympics

(ATR) Around the Rings reporter Kevin Nutley visits the Deodoro Paralympic Park.

Modern Pentathlon Changing For Younger Audiences

(ATR) Competition begins at the Rio 2016 Olympics today with a new format set to revitalize the sport.

A Day Trip to Deodoro

(ATR) A visit to Deodoro, Rio's second biggest cluster of venues after Olympic Park, is definitely an experience.

Kayakers Hopeful, But Realistic About Rio Venue Legacy

(ATR) Around the Rings paid a visit to the Deodoro x-park to find out about the venue's legacy and how athletes like the venue.

Phillip Dutton and Boyd Martin Stand Fifth and Six after Cross-Country at Rio Olympic Games

Cross-country, the heart of eventing competition, proved to be demanding for the 64 athlete-and-horse combinations who contested Pierre Michelet's technical course at the Olympic Equestrian Center at Deodoro on Monday.

Australia Triumphant in Olympic Rugby Sevens Debut

(ATR) The Wallaroos are Olympic champions after a tense match with close rival New Zealand gripped Deodoro. Alice Wheeler reports.

U.S. Olympic Eventing Team Seventh after First Day of Dressage at Rio Olympic Games

After day one of eventing competition at the Olympic Equestrian Center at Deodoro, the U.S. Olympic Eventing Team sits in seventh place.

The Hula Report - Long Lines, No Hamburgers on Day 1

(ATR) Apologies already from Rio 2016, media dining disaster, thievery.  ATR Editor Ed Hula has more from Rio...

Rio 2016 Poster Set As Diverse as Host Country

(ATR) Thirteen originally commissioned posters highlight the Rio 2016 collection.

Sewage Treatment Plant Opens Near Deodoro -- Rio Roundup

(ATR) Also: Paes says a "design flaw" was responsible for the collapse of the Ciclovia Tim Maia in April.

Construction Funds Blocked to Rio 2016 Deodoro Complex

(ATR) An ongoing federal investigation into the Deodoro Olympic complex has halted payments for construction.

Six nations make Olympic and Paralympic debuts at Rio 2016 equestrian events

City Hall Presents the Last Venue to be Used for the Modern Pentathlon Competitions at the Rio 2016 Games

Rio City Hall presents the Olympic swimming pool to be use for the Modern Pentathlon competitions.

Rugby and Synchronized Swimming Test Events -- Photodesk

(ATR) Rugby held a test event in Rio's Deodoro Park while synchronized swimming was at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park.

Deodoro Complex Provides "Next Generation of Brazilian Athletes"

(ATR) Organizers speak highly of the legacy of the Deodoro Olympic Park when inaugurating another venue there.

Final Venue Preparations Highlight Busy March

(ATR) The city of Rio de Janeiro is working to finalize construction as four test events are held in the coming days.

South America's top women's sevens players set for Rio 2016 Olympic Games test event

Rugby experiencing record growth in participation and popularity in Brazil

Paes: Deodoro Olympic Park Opening "Unprecedented"

(ATR) The canoe slalom Olympic venue in Deodoro brought a “beach to an abandoned city” says Rio Mayor Paes.

Rio 2016: Uncertainty Over Canoe Slalom Legacy

(ATR) Mayor Eduardo Paes tells ATR canoe slalom venue will become a free park but details are unclear. Aaron Bauer reports from Rio

Deodoro Deliveries Prove Rio Capability

(ATR) Also: Mayor Eduardo Paes speaks about the tragedies in Paris.

Rio Mountain Bike Course "Way Better" Than London

(ATR) Rio test event for mountain bike satisfies cycling federation UCI.

Equestrian Leader Deflects Concern for Rio Venue

(ATR) The U.S. Equestrian Federation director of sport says next year's equestrian events will take place inside Brazil.

Rio BMX Track Altered After Shortened Test Event

(ATR) UCI says the shortened test event on Oct. 4 is not a reflection on what will be delivered for the 2016 Games.

Rio 2016 Blames UCI After Chaotic BMX Test Event -- On the Scene

(ATR) Rio 2016 forced to make changes at trouble-hit BMX test... Organizing committee chief Carlos Nuzman criticises UCI

BMX Test Event Postponed and Shortened

(ATR) The International Cycling Federation requested alterations be made to the track.

Rio 2016 Canoe Slalom On Track as Deodoro Opening Nears -- On the Scene

(ATR) Mayor Eduardo Paes at canoe slalom ceremony tells ATR of plans to open Deodoro Olympic Park.

No Illnesses Reported at Rio Marathon Swimming

(ATR) Also: The city of Rio provides an update on Olympic construction.

Rio BMX Course Ready for Competition

(ATR) Also: Great Britain names first eight athletes to Olympic team. 

Aquece Rio equestrian test event provides ideal preparation for 2016 Olympic Games

The Aquece Rio International Horse Trials, the test event that wound to a close at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Centre yesterday, has been widely acknowledged as a successful preparation for next year’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with the opportunity to test field of play, stabling and cross country operations.

Brazilian Horses Stand In for Equestrian Test Event -- On the Scene

(ATR) Rio 2016 and equestrian leaders tell ATR the test event is running smoothly, all things considered.

Rio City Government Presents the Equestrian Center Venue for the Rio 2016 Games

365 days away from the 2016 Olympic Games, mayor Eduardo Paes opens the first test event at the Deodoro Sports Complex, presenting the Equestrian Centre venue. From today until Sunday, the venue shall host an International Complete Contest Eventing Competition including dressage, cross-country and jumping.

Rio Appeals to Atlanta for Olympic Advice

(ATR) Rio de Janeiro officials asked the hosts of the Centennial Olympic Games for help preparing for next summer.

Olympic Venue Construction Workers on Strike in Rio

(ATR) Also: Rio 2016 organizing committee recruiting retired civil servants.

Deodoro Olympic Complex on Schedule Despite Layoffs

(ATR) Eduardo Paes says Rio 2016 venues in the Deodoro cluster will be finished on time.