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Rio Fights Phony Olympic Souvenirs With Official Knockoffs

Organizers of the Olympic Games in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro are taking a novel, fight-fire-with-fire approach to tackle counterfeit merchandise, a local newspaper reports. As is often the case at international sporting events, prices ... Worldcrunch, 3 weeks ago
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Rio traffickers run rings around Games organisers

| There's another doping scandal brewing at the Rio Olympics and this time it has nothing to do with Russia. Drug dealers in the city have started peddling cocaine in Olympic packaging, HuffPost Brasil reports. The package features the Rio Olympic ...
 Sydney Morning Herald1 month ago WHAT A BLOW!  The Nation.lk1 month ago Rio drug traffickers capitalize on Olympic fever with creative cocaine packaging  Washington Post1 month ago

Olympic teams are complaining about the pathetic state of Rio's athletes village

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Summer Olympics are just over a week away, and already organizers have been forced to mount a massive operation to fix a deluge of plumbing and electricity problems at the athletes village in Rio. This is the latest upset ...
 Washington Post1 month ago
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Brazil Declared Free of Measles by WHO

After no case of the disease was registered in the last year the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Brazil free of measles. The eradication of measles is the conclusion of work spanning several years. Brazil saw no domestic cases of ...
 MedIndia1 month ago WHO declares Brazil free of measles month ago

Leaky Toilets at Athlete Village Add to Rio 2016 Budget Woes

Already strapped for cash, Rio 2016 organizers are now on the hook for last-minute repairs to the athlete village, which at least one arriving delegation has called "unlivable." When the first contingents from Australia, the Netherlands, Great ...
 Bloomberg1 month ago

Alleged Olympic Terrorists Arrested In Brazil

O Globo, July 22 Two weeks before the Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is on high alert for risk of terrorist attacks aimed at the games. Friday's edition of Brazilian daily O Globo is dominated by the articles and photographs of ...
 Worldcrunch1 month ago

Olympics could be a 'big failure': Rio de Janeiro governor

The headache for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games organizers shows no signs of subsiding.Six weeks before the Games are set to begin, Francisco Dornelles, the acting governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, told the Brazilian newspaper O Globo that the state has not yet received recently-approved federal funds to beef up security and transportation for the quadrennial competition."I am optimistic about the games, but I have to show the reality. We can make a great Olympics, but if some steps are not ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Rio's acting governor: Olympics could be a 'big failure'  KTXS-TV2 months ago Rio Olympics 2016: Acting Governor Warns That Games May Be A Big Failure  International Business Times2 months ago Rio Olympics 2016 Could Be A Big Failure Says Rio de Janeiro's Acting Governor: Is He Right About The Ominous Prediction?  Inquisitr2 months ago

Brazil arrests man on terrorism charges ahead of Olympics

The man allegedly had links to terrorist organizations at least as far back as 2014 when Brazil hosted the football World Cup SECURITY. Members of Brazilian army stand guard near the Olympic Park as part of security operations for the Rio 2016 ...
 Rappler1 month ago Rousseff judgment hearings to start August 25  Yahoo! Singapore2 weeks ago Dilma Rousseff Judgment Hearings To Start August 25  NDTV2 weeks ago Brazil arrests person on terrorism charges ahead of Rio Games  China Post1 month ago

What's the easiest thing to win at Rio Olympics?

- Rio can still pull off a dazzling Games, but organizers are scrambling to sell some 1.7 million tickets, or 28 percent of the scaled-back total made available for sale. That is a bigger overhang than the 20 percent of tickets that were unsold a month before the London Games. IMAGE: A sport fan shows his tickets after buying them at the 2016 Rio Olympics ticket office in Rio de Janeiro, on June 20, 2016. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters Over the past few weeks, one US marketing executive's ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Rio Games ticket: The easiest thing to win  Bdnews24.com1 month ago The easiest thing to win during Rio Games? A ticket  HealthMediciNet.com1 month ago Olympics-The easiest thing to win at Rio Games? A ticket.  Reuters UK1 month ago
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Almost third of Rio Olympic tickets unsold

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) We have sold over 70 percent of available tickets, a spokesman for the Rio 2016 organizing committee said in an emailed statement. The spokesman said this was ahead of our revenue targets and that our goal is to sell out ... month ago Over 70pct of Rio Olympics tickets sold  New Straits Times1 month ago
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