Military World Games Come to Rio

By Sam Green, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Soldiers from Brazil and the United States will take on servicemen from Iran, North Korea and Venezuela in Rio this weekend – but Cariocas need not worry as the clashes will happen on sports fields rather than battlefields. The fifth Military World Games will be held in the city from July 16th-24th with around 6,000 athletes from more than 100 countries competing under the banner ‘Troop of Peace.’

The event is organized by the International Military Sports Council (CISM), which aims to use sport to unite soldiers who may previously . . .

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