Jan 11, 2017

Rio Olympic venue struggling to find use

Almost five months after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ended, another venue is struggling to find a use. Rio de Janeiro’s city hall said Tuesday that the Deodoro Olympic Park, which was to be used as a park and recreation area after the games, ...

Aug 5, 2016

Rio mayor tells residents to 'stay home'

The Olympics may be Rio’s biggest ever party, but Mayor Eduardo Paes asked residents on Thursday to stay home as much as possible to avoid creating their biggest ever traffic jam. “Tomorrow all the athletes and journalists will go to the Maracana for the ...

Ready or not, the Rio Games set to begin

Aug 5, 2016

Ready or not, the Rio Games set to begin

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All eyes will turn to Rio de Janeiro on Friday when it opens South America’s first Olympic Games against a backdrop of political and economic crises off the sporting field and doping scandals on it. More than 10,000 athletes from 206 countries will compete ...