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Carnival madness brings joy to Rio mental institute

'It is great to be among friends rather than shut inside.'

Olympics-Brazil didn't mess up Games, nor did it make most of them

'From the point of view of the lives of ordinary people in Rio, it was not a successful Games.'

Vietnam officials under fire for taking coaches' places in Rio Olympics

The officials are accused of capitalizing on their positions for a free trip to Brazil.
August 15, 2016 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

New Rio metro line to work at half capacity during Olympics

A new metro line promised for the 2016 Olympics will be open just days before the event begins and only then at half the promised capacity, Rio de Janeiro state's transport secretary Rodrigo Goulart said on Friday.
May 14, 2016 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.
May 04, 2016 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Ennis-Hill concerned over Zika threat at Rio Games

Britain's world and Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is deeply concerned about the threat of the Zika virus in Brazil ahead of this summer's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
April 28, 2016 | 03:40 pm GMT+7
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