Editorial, by Stone Korshak

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It is amazing to be so close to the Olympics after all these years of build-up, only to have the last year be such a let-down. The mood before the 2014 World Cup was much different, there were concerns about public spending and potential mass-protests, but those were the good times - before a crippling economic recession, all-ensnaring corruption scandal, political upheaval with a presidential impeachment, and a zika scare.

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