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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Rio 2016 Olympics just days away from opening on August 5th, government sources say the city has 84 percent of hotel accommodations reserved. Yet with over a...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To mark the Rio 2016 Olympic Games being just a week away, The Rio Times has partnered with the Blue Agave bar and restaurant in Ipanema to host a pre-Games...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The buzz, excitement, and concern are at a fever pitch in Rio as the Olympics are set to start. As a resident I’m ready and have some advice for...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tickets to some of the most popular Rio 2016 Olympic events have been in high demand, selling out quickly and leaving some fans disappointed in early ticket sale lotteries. ...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, June 9th, The Rio Times is hosting their second “TALKS” speaker series event, bringing together a panel of experts in three essential areas regarding the Olympics for foreigners...
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 - While controversy swirls around the issue of polluted water quality at the site of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, test events continue and a new sailing race...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since yesterday (March 31) until April 30th, Brazilian residents are able to apply for tickets to the 2016 Olympic Games in the first of two pre-sale draws. According to reports,...
By Kendall Clark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Deodoro Sports Complex, which will host competitions for eleven Olympic and four Paralympic events during the 2016 Games, began construction and renovation projects early last month with hopes of...

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