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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 Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, July 30th, Interim President Michel Temer, along with Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes, and other government and Olympic officials inaugurated the long-anticipated, and long-delayed, Metro Line 4 subway, which...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The countdown has finally begun. With 106 days until the start of the first Olympic Games in South America, in Rio de Janeiro, the Olympic torch was lit today,...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Construction workers at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro have voted in favor of continuing their strike despite opposition from the labor court. The 2,500 strong workforce are locked...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - As elation gives way to anticipation following Friday's announcement that Rio is to host the 2016 Olympics, the organizing committee have been told to take a breath, take a moment to...



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