Why are sponsors and countries so keen to be involved in the games?
Fridges, fans and other ex-army bargains on sale as military bases close in Afghanistan
The Italian town that has taken in North Africa's boat migrants
Why foreign video-gamers now have the same rights as professional athletes in the US
Author of award-winning novel The Slap on why his book has polarised opinions
How a cartel daughter embarrassed her dad and a 16-year-old fooled the football world
How do different cultures view physical contact in everyday life?
Catching neutrinos, unsuspecting gamers and pictures of elusive mammals
Listeners' reactions to China's efforts to create a state-approved global pop star
Sunday 2 February 2014