Rio de Janeiro The Rio Olympics has already proved a loss for one NBC's most coveted assets: the network's secret on-site Starbucks for staffers. At each Games since 2000, the network has brought along its own personal Starbucks shop, headquartered within their offices at the international broadcast center to fuel its thousands of employees who are producing, shooting, and reporting around the clock.
RIO DE JANEIRO-The U.S. Olympic Committee apologized to the people of Brazil for the behavior of four U.S. swimmers, who were involved in an incident that Rio police said had been falsely reported as an armed robbery.
It's been a disappointing Olympics in the medal table, but the French team has lapped the competition when it comes to complaining Rio de Janeiro With eight gold medals through 12 days of the Rio Games, France isn't having the best Olympics.
Rio de Janeiro On March 22 at Brussels Airport, Najim Laachraoui rushed toward a crowd fleeing a suicide blast pushing a suitcase bomb in his luggage cart. The 24-year-old was already wanted for producing the explosives used in the November 2015 attacks in Paris, and when his own bomb exploded in the Brussels airport he punctuated the deadliest act of terrorism in Belgium's history.
The International Boxing Association, or AIBA, said on Wednesday it has pulled an undisclosed number referees and judges from the Rio Games after several controversial decisions. In a statement, AIBA said "less than a handful" of decisions among the 239 bouts thus far at the Rio Games were "not at the level expected."
RIO DE JANEIRO-Olympic organizers here said Monday that less than 10% of available tickets to the Paralympic Games have been sold, amid mounting concerns that funding problems will turn the hallmark event for disabled athletes into a major embarrassment for Brazil.
RIO DE JANEIRO-The consensus among windsurfers on the water off Rio's beaches is: much better, but still pretty bad. Several sailors and team officials interviewed Sunday said they had noticed a marked improvement over conditions here just two months ago. Nevertheless, they said, the water was still dirtier than just about anywhere else they've...
Russia's top sports official voiced outraged over the last-minute ban of Darya Klishina, the sole Russian track and field athlete who had been allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics. "This is, possibly, not the last provocation," Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Sunday, according to the TASS state news agency.
Monica Puig won Puerto Rico's first ever Olympic gold medal, beating Germany's Angelique Kerber in women's singles tennis. It was a milestone both for the U.S. territory, which has competed under its own flag in the Games since 1948, and for the 34th-ranked Puig, whose biggest win to date had been the Internationaux de Strasbourg tournament in 2014.
RIO DE JANEIRO-Organizers of the Paralympics, the world's showcase tournament for disabled athletes, are working to plug financial holes that could lead to service cuts and missing teams at this year's event, set to be held just after the Olympic Games.
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