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Members of a drug gang are believed to have started the violence.
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A new year means new opportunities to hit the road. If you need some inspiration for how to use your new vacation days come January, 2016's top trending travel destinations, recently released by Googl...
On Sunday, Fouad Baka of Algeria finished a 1500-meter race in just 3 minutes and 49.59 seconds at Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. That's fast, so fast that if Baka had finished with that t...
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BBC Sport presenter Dan Walker was left red-faced on Thursday night when a couple appeared to be having sex on the beach behind him during coverage of the Olympic Games in Rio. Despite insisting they...
WASHINGTON ― Ryan Lochte on Saturday said he exaggerated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, speaking in his first televised interview since large portions of his initial account...
From iced mate and Biscoito Globo on the beach to codfish fritters and cocktails in downtown bars, Rio’s cuisine is worth exploring.
Patrick Hickey is the head of the European Olympics Committee.
No, it’s not super-strength hairspray that keeps their strands pulled tight during a routine.
Fu Yuanhui has quickly become one of our favorite athletes to watch in this summer's Olympic games. Between her signature goofy faces and all-around awesome attitude, we didn't think there was anythin...
Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte had a gun cocked and placed to his forehead during a robbery involving three other U.S. swimmers in Rio de Janeiro, he told NBC's Billy Bush. The 12-time Olympic meda...
It's as amazing and beautiful as you imagined.
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It may be time for Fenway Park to relinquish its claim to the notorious "green monster." The real monster, it seems, has headed south to Brazil for some quality time at the pool, lending the water at...
Rio de Janeiro: A man has been impaled on a fence outside media accommodation at the Rio Olympics. Photos show the man with a large spike from a fence stuck in his chest near a temporary laundry tent...
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They could yet waltz out of Rio without a samba
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She may be the best gymnast ever.
The vice-consul, aged in his 60s, is an expert in jiu-jitsu.
These huge figures look like they're flying through the sky.
For years, the Brazilian city has surpassed international limits for a dangerous air pollutant.
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Four of the 'Stingers' have been quarantined.
Fires, thefts, explosions, collapsing facilities and protests.
"Because trans people are fun loving, I actually assumed they would laugh along with me".
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The security operation spanned nine states in Brazil, the justice ministry said.
When the 2016 Olympic Games kick off in a couple of weeks, they will play out against the backdrop of the spectacular scenery of Rio de Janeiro. About half a million people will fly into the city from...
Recent attacks around the globe are flaming fears of terrorism ahead of the games in August.
Antidoping officials from at least 10 nations and 20 athlete groups are preparing the extraordinary step of requesting that the entire Russian delegation be barred from the Summer Olympics over allega...
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It's official. There's Going To Be A Schnitzel-Off In Rio.
Golfing superstar cites Zika virus as the main reason.
Animal rights groups are outraged that Juma the jaguar was killed.
The missing Australian tourist was last seen at a Rio apartment on May 21.
The organization will assess the risk of holding the Olympics in Rio.