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Aug 05, 2017
One year on, the only legacy of Rio Olympics 2016 is abject dysfunction, not prosperityThe true legacy that Rio 2016 has is that the Olympics must be delivered on more equitable and sustainable terms in the future.
Aug 24, 2016
Olympics 2016 came at a high price for Rio de Janeiro, an enchanting city of jarring inequalityRio remains a city of jarring inequality, a muggy kettle of friction, yet among both nature and inhabitants with curves of enchanting sensuality. Rio’s State government is bankrupt. Public services - hospitals, universities, schools and the police - are in short supply. The unemployment rate is searing. The political elite lobbied for the Olympic Games, not Rio’s ordinary citizens. At $11.5 billion, Rio 2016 came at too high a price for the city.
Aug 16, 2016
Humans of Olympics: Meet Elaine Dos Santos, a favela dweller earning extra during the GamesArray
Aug 12, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil's Rafaela Silva, Joanna Maranhao hit back at racist taunts, rape threatsTop Brazilian athletes Rafaela Silva and Joanna Maranhao have hit back at racist and sexist insults that have caused Olympic heartbreak and tears.
Aug 09, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 3 Highlights: Brazil's first gold, doping row, fencing in hijab and moreThe third day of Rio Olympics featured a couple of notable firsts.
Aug 09, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Rafaela Silva from the favela gets Brazil's first gold of the GamesArray