2016 Rio Summer Olympics: Keep track of all the Rio Olympics news July 29, 2016, 6:12 p.m. Full coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. 5:51 P.M. Russian Olympic medalist, a Trojan Swim Club member, tests positive for meldonium but won't be punished Nathan Fenno Russian Olympic medalist, a...
A fire has erupted at the Olympic Village in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro, prompting an evacuation of about 100 athletes, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) said.
Just the latest in problems for Australia.
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For athletes and other visitors caught up in the wave, not having access to the mobile game is just one more knock against an Olympics plagued by construction delays, Zika virus worries and polluted water.
Why everyone is bracing for the worst in Rio de Janeiro.
Some people think there's a mighty bad curse word in Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, a video game for the Nintendo Wii U system. Steve Jones, a dad in the UK, told the The Daily Mirror that they started hearing their daughter...Show More Summary
A photographer captures Rio's natural beauty
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Barcelona superstar Neymar was hailed as “a good guy with a huge heart” after being named captain of the Brazil Olympic team on Thursday. Coach Rogerio Micale admitted that appointing the international star as skipper was an easy decision to make for a team who have never won football gold at the Olympics. Show More Summary
Life has not been easy for the Australian federation at the Olympic Village. First there was a snafu (or maybe sniffu?) with the toilets in their Olympic dig, and then on Friday a small fire broke out in the building, sending dozens of athletes to the street. There has been a small fire in the basement […]
With the ever-growing number of apps and games in the Windows Store, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with what's out there. For that reason, every Friday we showcase some apps that have piqued our interest. They mayShow More Summary
If there were ever a more "First World problem" for the Zika-plagued, water-polluted Rio Olympics, it's Brazil's lack of access to the hit mobile game, which has united players the world over. Since debuting to wild adulation in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand this month, the game from Google spinoff Niantic Inc. Show More Summary
Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes is speaking out, saying the decrepit Olympic Village is not his fault, nor that of any of his constituents. In an interview with AFP, Paes blamed the shoddy conditions on an organizing committee whose membership is comprised of "foreigners."
Another Russian team won't be going to Rio due to the widespread doping scandal that is plaguing the country's sports teams. The International...
The Australian Olympic Committee confirm there has been a "small fire" in the basement of the team's building in Rio
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When Thomas Hicks, an American runner, faltered near the end of the 1904 Olympic marathon, in St. Louis, his assistants gave him shots of strychnine (which is now commonly used as rat poison) and brandy to revive him. Hicks crossed the...Show More Summary
As we are nearing the start of the 2016 Olympics, we continue to see companies tease coinciding releases celebrating the heralded games. For the latest, we find adidas Originals presenting a special take on the classic Superstar. adidas has partnered with a group of creators for this particular project: photographer Fernando Schlaepfer, cultural producer Gessica […]