Orla Chennaoui has been to meet Alan Oliveira, who shocked the world by beating Oscar Pistorius in the 200m final at London 2012.
Officials in Brazil are fighting a battle against time to defeat the country's drug lords and make it safe for travelling sports fans ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.
Lord Coe has told Sky Sports News that Brazil will host a fantastic Olympic Games in 2016. The London 2012 chief is in Rio de Janeiro to pass on his advice and experience.
Sebastian Coe believes Rio de Janeiro face a 'tough' challenge to get ready for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Orla Chennaoui reports that building work is behind schedule ahead of the Football World Cup and Olympics in Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro are struggling to be ready to host the World Cup and Olympics with plans said to be "last minute".
Sky Sports News' Orla Chennaoui finds out how preparations are going for the World Cup and Olympics in Brazil.
Novak Djokovic is in Rio where he is hoping to win a gold medal in four years time.
Novak Djokovic has arrived in Brazil for an exhibition match against Gustavo Kuerten.
If your planning to make the trip to Rio for the Olympic games in 2016 - we've been finding out what you can expect.
The London Olympic Organisers head to Rio next week to share expertise ahead of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. Orla Chennaoui is looking at the city's preparations.