Brazilian football club Chapecoense were en route to their first Copa Sudamericana final when their plane crashed, killing all but six on board.
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More than 300 people have died after Hurricane Matthew struck the Caribbean island of Haiti.
The US Olympic Committee has been forced to apologise for the behaviour of two US swimmers who fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio.
Brazilian police have arrested the head of the European Olympic Committees, Patrick Hickey, over illegal Olympic ticket sales.