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Sep 13, 2017
Rio Olympics 2016: Corruption, white elephants only legacy as Brazil struggles to recover from Games hangoverThe Rio de Janeiro Olympics was a world class party, but a year later, there's no end in sight to the painful hangover gripping Latin America's biggest country.
Feb 18, 2017
Rio's Olympic stadia turn 'white elephant', expose unfulfilled promises of South America's first GamesRio's Olympic organizers promised there'd be no white elephants after the crowds and athletes went home. Unfortunately, six months later there's a herd charging through Brazil's run-down second city.
Sep 19, 2016
From Confederations Cup to Paralympics: Brazil's mega-event run of 1,192 days leaves mixed legacyArray
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
Rio Paralympics scheduled for September in precarious state, faces more cutsThe Rio Paralympics next month is in a "precarious" state and faces more cuts to let it go ahead, the head of the International Paralympic Committee said on Monday.
Aug 03, 2016
Rio 2016: Olympic torch passes through host city amid samba, protestsThe Olympic flame landed by boat in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday to a welcome committee of samba dancers, cheering crowds and small protests ahead of the opening ceremony.
Jul 30, 2016
Rio Olympics: Russian weightlifters handed blanket ban by IWF amidst doping scandalA ban on all Russian weightlifters dealt a new blow, in the already huge doping scandal, ahead of the Rio Olympics.
Jul 27, 2016
Rio Olympics: Australian delegation takes a dig at Mayor Eduardo Paes, arrive with kangaroo in towArray
Jul 21, 2016
From northern favelas to southern riches: Two tales of Olympics 2016 host city Rio de JaneiroThe Olympics touch mostly the wealthy areas south and west of the city, where the real estate market was booming until a few years ago. Rio's northern favelas, the city's infamous slums, feel only a ripple, underscoring the vast gap between the rich and poor — the white, brown and black, in a divided city.
Jul 17, 2016
Olympics 2016: Lack of prize money, and not Zika, reason for golfers pulling-out, says head of Rio gamesThe head of Rio Olympics says world's top four male golfers have withdrawn from the games because there is no money to be won — not because of Zika virus.