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Let The Olympics Gambling Games Begin!

AP | Posted 02.27.2015 | Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could...

Rio Olympics Operating Budget Is Increased

AP | STEPHEN WADE | Posted 01.24.2014 | Latino Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The operating budget for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was announced at 7 billion reals ($2.9 billion) by organizers on ...

Challenges of Hosting a Big Sporting Event

Eduardo Paes | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Eduardo Paes

The voices of the streets represent a unifying message -- these events must prioritize legacy and what will remain after the race is run and the final whistle blows. If not, the shareholders won't even reach the qualifiers, let alone the players.

Brazil Taking 'All Necessary Measures' To Keep World Cup, Olympics Safe

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD and TALES AZZONI | Posted 06.16.2013 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian officials said Tuesday they were closely following the investigation into the explosions at the Boston Marathon as t...

How Comcast's $4.4B Investment In The Olympics Will Pay Off Big-Time | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media

Comcast CEO Brian L. Roberts said Thursday that Comcast doesn't expect to make a giant profit from the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro but defe...

PHOTOS: Rio Slums 'Cleaned Up' Ahead Of 2016 Olympics

Posted 09.20.2012 | World

As Rio de Janeiro prepares to host two of the world's biggest international events -- the World Cup in 2014 and Olympic Games in 2016 -- the city is w...

Making the 2016 Rio Olympics Better

The Black Sheep Online | Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy
The Black Sheep Online

Instead of these run-of-the-mill-seen-them-a-thousand-times-and-I'm-bored-to-tears events, perhaps the 2016 Olympics, held in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, can feature several events never before seen in an Olympic arena.

Are Rio's Olympics Plans Better Than London's?

HP | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home

Click here for the original article on ArchDaily. Copyright Luis Callejas In keeping with the Olympic spirit, today we share a competition mas...

PHOTOS: One Of The World's Largest Dumps Is No More

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — One of the world's largest open-air landfills, a vast, seaside mountain of trash where thousands of people have made a living s...

World Cup Gets Sticker Shock in Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil has been in a state of depression since getting knocked out of the Copa de las Americas. The land of the samba is now struggling to manage the skyrocketing costs that will make the 2014 World Cup the most expensive ever.