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Man shot dead near Maracana after Olympic opening ceremony

Man shot dead near Maracana after Olympic opening ceremony

The organizers have spent billions on new infrastructure, and it has caused deep resentment among Brazilians who feel the money should have been spent on lessening their plight. The 549-member US team was led by flag-holder Michael Phelps. South Korea has sent 204 athletes and 129 officials in 24 out of 28 sports. He retired after London before coming back for these Olympics.


Bolt wins in London

Bolt wins in London

It was Bolt's first race since pulling out of the Jamaican Olympic trials earlier this month with a hamstring injury. Since June, three men have gone sub-20 for the 200m, including Canada's Brendon Rodney, who arguably represented Bolt's major rival in London alongside 2009 world silver medallist Alonso Edward and fellow Jamaican Nickel Ashmeade.



Five new sports approved for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo 2020 is the first committee to use the changes set forth in this agenda. The Organising Committee for the Tokyo 2020 Games proposed the five new sports in response to the new flexibility provided by Olympic Agenda 2020 . Major League Baseball will have to amend its 162-game schedule for allowing its players to participate in the games. Baseball/softball returns after last being in the Olympic programme in 2012, while karate came third time lucky after being rejected for 2012 and ...


Storms, no new pairings set up wild finish at PGA Champs

Storms, no new pairings set up wild finish at PGA Champs

Of the 36 players who completed their rounds, the best were those by Kevin Kisner and Padraig Harrington who finished with 65's top advance their cause considerably. Jordan Spieth, who had played just one hole when the horn sounded, speculated that given the weather forecasts, the PGA could even extend into Tuesday.


Team USA Players 'Accidentally' Went Into A Famous Rio Brothel

Team USA Players 'Accidentally' Went Into A Famous Rio Brothel

DeMarcus Cousins, DeMar DeRozan, and DeAndre Jordan were DeCeived into thinking that the Termas Monte Carlo was a spa-however, it didn't take long for them to discover they were mistaken. As for their purchases, the guys "bought booze , nothing more". Next thing you know, you end up in one of Brazil's most renowned brothels. The report goes on to state that the brothel will tell customers over the phone that it's a spa that plays music, has a full bar, and only serves male patrons.


Olympic torch is lit in Rio

Olympic torch is lit in Rio

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmered to the tune of " The Girl from Ipanema ". The action will now start happening thick and fast, with 16 gold, silver and bronze medals to be handed out across a host of disciplines on Saturday. Rio de Janeiro - The 2016 Olympic Games opening ceremony may have gone off without a hitch, but the 5000 performers involved in the production could be forgiven for going into it with a sense of trepidation.