Aug 20, 2015

Wind surfer Choo hospitalized in Rio

South Korean wind surfer Choo Won-woo got his first ride in an ambulance the other day, taken to a Rio de Janeiro hospital with dehydration, vomiting, a headache and dizziness. Cho is one of four athletes to have “officially” fallen ill so far at ...

Jul 23, 2013

Japanese journalist clubbed by police during protest in Rio

A Japanese photographer for AFP suffered a head injury late Monday when he was clubbed by a riot police officer while covering a demonstration over public spending on the pope’s visit to Brazil. Yasuyoshi Chiba, 42, was hospitalized in a Rio clinic after bleeding ...