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Olympics: Rio's $15 billion broken promise

New Zealand Herald - ‎vor 1 Stunde‎
A guard stands in the Olympic athletes village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, July 30, 2016. Photo / AP.

The show will go on, sewage and all - ‎vor 8 Stunden‎
A construction worker takes part in preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games inside Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. .... Potential issues like Zika, crime and terrorism have actually been a bigger concern ...

A shared History

The Register-Guard - ‎vor 2 Minuten‎
he told The Register-Guard a few weeks after coaching Team USA in Munich. ... Recent Olympic coverage has been saturated with alarming stories, from the Russian doping scandal to the Zika virus to Rio's lack of readiness. ... Even before the Games ...

Florida likely has first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in U.S. mainland

WATE 6 On Your Side - ‎29.07.2016‎
The tropical mosquito that spreads Zika and other viruses is found in the southern U.S. While health officials have predicted that mosquitoes in the continental U.S.

Cybercrooks On Road To Rio Compete With Symantec, Security Vendors

Investor's Business Daily - ‎29.07.2016‎
Hacktivists, too, could be looking for their 15 minutes of fame, Kapuria said. After all, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is at the center of a political scandal, Rio's crime rate is notoriously high, and the Zika virus had infected more than 1 ...

Daily Agenda: The Week Ahead, August 1 – 5, 2016

Institutional Investor - ‎vor 19 Stunden‎
Since the company's IPO last fall after its split from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, it's had to contend with declining global demand for luxury products by defending margins for their coveted automobiles. Despite macro concerns in primary Chinese and ...

Spurs' Parker becomes a father for the second time (blog) - ‎29.07.2016‎
The Spurs point guard's wife, Axelle Francine, has given birth to the couple's second son. Liam Parker was born early Friday morning, and mother and son are doing well.

Australians should exercise extreme caution at Rio Olympics: expert

SBS - ‎24.07.2016‎
This is a belief shared by tourism expert Dr David Beirman, who said tourists may stick out because of their inability to speak Portuguese, Brazil's main language. “When you start looking at issues like vulnerability to crime, tourists have a lot of ...

Supermodel Gisele to star in 'sexiest ever' Rio Olympics 2016 opening ceremony

Daily Mail - ‎23.07.2016‎
Details of the show have been kept secret, but insiders say it will feature 6,000 scantily clad performers and that the theme will be 'the evolution of the people of Brazil', featuring tributes to the rainforest, Brazil's famous Carnival and the ...

Five Facts About Rio Olympic Basketball

Yahoo Finance - ‎25.07.2016‎
Since then, the US men are 75-1 overall and on a current 63-game win streak, their only loss coming to Greece in the 2006 World Championship semi-finals in Japan.

New Olympic faces good for the NBA

St. Louis American - ‎28.07.2016‎
That seven-man rotation would easily waltz Samba to Olympic gold against any roster in Rio. However due to injuries, the need for rest and the Zika virus, several of the league's top stars choose to bypass Brazil. Though the Team USA ... The team's ...

Man wrestled to ground, detained after attempting to steal Olympic torch

USA TODAY - ‎23.07.2016‎
SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) - A man was wrestled to the ground and detained after he tried to steal the Olympic torch as it passed through the Brazilian town of Guarulhos. In the video on news portal G1, the unidentified man is seen trying to break through ...

Delaware's Zika-educated outdoor workers don't fret - ‎24.07.2016‎
WILMINGTON, Del. - Delaware's outdoor workers like master gardeners, landscapers and transportation crews says Zika isn't stopping them from doing their job. "There's more pressing things," said Mike Dombroski, owner of A ... News and research related ...

U.S. Olympic basketball teams to host families of fallen military

OlympicTalk (blog) - ‎20.07.2016‎
USA Basketball announced a partnership with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) on Wednesday, two days before its men's team begins its pre-Olympic schedule with a game in Las Vegas against Argentina. Events will ... The torch will be ...

Top International NBA Players Playing in Rio 2016 Olympics: Pau Gasol, Tony Parker Among Star Players

Christian Post - ‎26.07.2016‎
There are 47 NBA players who will participate in the 2016 Rio Olympics Basketball competition. Only one team will not have an NBA player in their roster, at least so far, since the finalization of rosters isn't due yet. There might be changes and some ...

Coles in doubt for Hurricanes semi after suffering devastating rib injury

TVNZ - ‎23.07.2016‎
... few days and will arrive in Rio de Janeiro on August 4, one day ahead of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Rio's Olympic games have been hit by Brazil's economic recession, security concerns and fears about the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

Aerostats race ahead for event security at Rio Olympics 2016

SecurityNewsDesk - ‎26.07.2016‎
Security News Desk's Tim Compston finds out more about the security preparations for the Olympics in Rio, including a ground-breaking aerostat-based platform, as Brazil hits troubled times. ... international terrorism which those running the games and ...

Wild Geese: Corkman runs guesthouse just 120m from beach in Brazil's former capital Salvador

Irish Times - ‎21.07.2016‎
“My grandmother regaled me with detailed stories about life in wonderful Buenos Aires and said she would have loved to stay there.

Olympics: More positive tests for Olympic weightlifters

AsiaOne - ‎27.07.2016‎
RIO DE JANEIRO - Six weightlifting medallists from the 2012 London Olympics, including three Russians, have tested positive for doping after their samples were re-examined, the sport's ruling body said. A total of 11 lifters were provisionally ...

How Crowd-sourcing Technology is Monitoring Zika and Other Health Conditions During the Olympics

Huffington Post - ‎20.07.2016‎
As anticipation grows for the event, Zika continues to be a concern, putting Brazilians, Olympic participants and spectators on guard against the risk of contracting the virus, not to mention the risk of other mosquito borne diseases like dengue and ...