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Rio Olympics 2016 was not perfect, but organisers exceeded expectations, says IOC

Updated : Dec 07, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Sports

Rio Olympics 2016 was not perfect, but organisers exceeded expectations, says IOC

The Rio de Janeiro Olympics may not have been perfect but organisers exceeded expectations given the political and economic situation in the South American country, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday. #IOC #Olympics #SportsTracker #South America #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics
Under Fidel Castro, Cubans lived in fear but revolutionary hero put nation on world map

Updated : Nov 26, 2016

By : Bikram Vohra

Category : World

Under Fidel Castro, Cubans lived in fear but revolutionary hero put nation on world map

Fidel Castro once said that if assassination attempts were an Olympic sport he would have won the gold medal. #World #CIA #InMemoriam #USA #Latin America #Fidel Castro #Cuba #South America #Raul Castro #Havana #assasination #Assasination bids
Fidel Castro, who turned tiny Cuba into thorn for mighty capitalist USA, dies at 90

Updated : Nov 26, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Fidel Castro, who turned tiny Cuba into thorn for mighty capitalist USA, dies at 90

Guerrilla revolutionary and communist idol, Fidel Castro was a holdout against history who turned tiny Cuba into a thorn in the paw of the mighty capitalist United States. #World #India #InMemoriam #USA #Argentina #Fidel Castro #Cuba #South America #Raul Castro #Che Guevara #Batista #Socialist revolutionary #Castro dead
Humans of Olympics: Meet Nahuer Ortega, one of Argentina's many fans thronging Rio

Updated : Aug 13, 2016

By :

Category : Sports

Humans of Olympics: Meet Nahuer Ortega, one of Argentina's many fans thronging Rio

The empty seats at Rio Olympics 2016 are a reality. But that doesn’t mean there are no fans here. Meet a fan from one of the biggest traveling contingents, Argentina #Brazil #Lionel Messi #Argentina #South America #FIFA World Cup #Maradona #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #When in Rio #Humans of Olympics #Nahuer Ortega
Rio Olympics 2016 opening ceremony highlights: Brazil casts aside crisis to the beat of samba

Updated : Aug 06, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Sports

Rio Olympics 2016 opening ceremony highlights: Brazil casts aside crisis to the beat of samba

Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative energy of its wildly diverse population in welcoming the world on Friday to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, all to the pounding beat of samba, bossa nova and funk. #Brazil #Rio de Janeiro #South America #Opening Ceremony #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Michel Temer #When in Rio #Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima
Rio Olympics 2016: Favela battle rages in host city ahead of torch's arrival

Updated : Aug 04, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Sports

Rio Olympics 2016: Favela battle rages in host city ahead of torch's arrival

Heavily armed Brazilian police battled drug traffickers in a Rio de Janeiro slum on Wednesday, just two days before the start of the Olympic Games in a reminder of the security struggles of the host city. #Olympics #Rio de Janeiro #SportsTracker #South America #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Zika #When in Rio #Alemao favela #Favelas
'Soul and Heart': Watch the official theme song for Rio Olympics 2016

Updated : Jul 07, 2016

By : FP Sports

Category : Sports

'Soul and Heart': Watch the official theme song for Rio Olympics 2016

The Olympics - world's biggest sporting event - will kick off on 5 August in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. For the first time in its history, the Olympic Games will be staged on South American soil. #Brazil #Olympics #Rio de Janeiro #SportsTracker #South America #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Thiaguinho #2016 Rio Olympics theme song #Olympics Theme song #Projota
Ecuador quake: 72-year-old rescued 13 days after tragedy

Updated : May 01, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Ecuador quake: 72-year-old rescued 13 days after tragedy

A 72-year-old man was rescued by Venezuelan relief workers, 13 days after a devastating earthquake jolted Ecuador's northern coast. #NewsTracker #Venezuela #South America #Rafael Correa #Ecuador #President Rafael Correa #Manuel Vasquez