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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A preliminary ruling from the Rio de Janeiro State Court of Justice (TJ-RJ) determined that Odebrecht, the concessionaire that leads the Maracanã consortium, "immediately resume" the maintenance and operation of...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following sixteen days of competition which featured over 11,000 athletes from over two hundred countries and the historic Refugee Olympic team, the final event of the 2016 Rio Olympics...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Security plans for the Rio 2016 Olympics will not be altered, despite the attacks against soldiers of Brazil’s National Security Forces on Wednesday, said Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was held last night, Friday August 5th at the Maracanã Stadium, with almost 12,000 athletes from 207 national delegations attending. ...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, July 27th, an apologetic Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes, welcomed the Australian Olympic delegation to the Olympic Village with keys to the city. The ceremony took place three days...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the 2016 Olympics rapidly approaching, city officials announced on Wednesday, June 26th, a series of measures to be instituted during the Games such as traffic bans, road closures, exclusive...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today is the last day to audition to be part of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Opening and Closing ceremonies, after a special extension was added to the schedule....
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the opening day of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games approaches, the centerpiece of the spectacle has been handed over to the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee today, March 1st....
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Three-quarters of the people who work at the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro lost their jobs on Monday (January 4th). The consortium, comprised of Odebrecht SA and AEG,...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, November 22nd, Olympic mascots from previous games visited Rio's Maracanã Stadium in anticipation of the unveiling of the official mascots for the 2016 Rio Olympic and...
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