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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the 2016 Olympic Games just a mere fifty days away, on Tuesday, June 14th, the Rio 2016 organizing committee revealed "A new world" as the official motto of...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Another important milestone was reached this week in the preparations for the first Olympic Games in South America. The Main Press Centre and a Live Site in the Olympic...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the 2014 World Cup start date now a little over three weeks away and numerous stadiums still classified as works-in-progress, Rio de Janerio's preparations for the 2016 Olympic...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Officials in Brazil have revealed that the infrastructure budget for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 will be R$24.1 billion (US$10.76 billion). The figure is a lot more than...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The International Club Rio (InC) is excited for a new year with a new president, Bonnie Kobert Harrison, and a new focus on higher profile events. The first of...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday the Olympic flag arrives in Brazil and Brazilian musicians have come together to create an anthem for the occasion. The song titled "Os Deuses do Olimpo Visitam o...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 2012 Olympics in London was off to a strong start for Brazil, with Sarah Menezes making history for her country when she became the first Brazilian woman to...
By Juliana Tafur, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The entire world waits for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to decide which city will host the greatest sports event on earth in 2016. Rio is watching closely, counting the...
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