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2016 Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps Back In Pool, Mum On Comeback

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 10.20.2013 | Sports

-- Michael Phelps has been working out with his former coach but there is no word yet on a return to swimming for the Rio Olympics. Bob Bowman told ...

Why Rio Is Not Yet Ready For The Olympics | Andrew Downie | Posted 04.03.2013 | Sports

When Rio de Janeiro bid to host the 2016 Olympics, it cited as a trump card the experience and infrastructure the city had gathered in hosting the 200...

Brazil's Garbage Becomes an Olympic Challenge

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 10.09.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

With the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics putting the world's 5th largest economy in the global spotlight waste collection and disposal is a problem the land of the samba can't dance around.

Chicago Blues

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Joe Peyronnin

Ironically, the city most known for its hardball politics couldn't overcome the internal politics of the Olympic Committee to make it past the first round of voting for the 2016 Games.