Beijing, host of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, has formed a "snow affairs work team," and invited experts from Finland, Canada and other nations to help out with the problem of too little of the white stuff.
Carlos Nuzman has sent his resignation letter as head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee from a prison where he's been held since last week amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the 2016 Olympics to Rio de Janeiro.
The Japan labor standard office has determined that the suicide of a 23-year-old man at Tokyo's new Olympic stadium construction site stemmed from overwork, and his family is eligible for government compensation.
In the Vila Autódromo neighborhood near Olympic Park, 20 families refused to be relocated. As their community was razed, authorities finally built them new homes on the ground where the old neighborhood stood.