RIO DE JANEIRO Top Stories

The Miami Herald: One reason the Fort Lauderdale Strikers entered Saturday night’s game on a three-match unbeaten streak is Brazilian forward Stefano Pinho. The 24-year-old Sao Joao Nepomuceno native, who joined the Strikers this season on loan from Brazilian club Fluminense,...
Dawn: NEW YORK: Until recently, China was a beast whose appetite knew almost no limit. It feasted on the world’s raw materials, buying them in a voracious, globe-spanning spree. Indonesian coal powered villages that morphed into mega-cities. Peruvian copper lined...
BBC News: Image caption The event is the world's longest ocean race The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, which will see 12 teams spend a year travelling the globe, begins in London later. The world's longest ocean race at 40,000 nautical miles, it will feature 700...
The Examiner: According to the Canadian Press on Saturday, team Canada won the bronze medal in the men's 4x100 metre relay at the 2015 in Beijing, China. The Canadian team comprised of Aaron Brown, Justyn Warner and BrendonRodney of Toronto,...
The Los Angeles Times: Usain Bolt's final gold medal at the Bird's Nest came gift-wrapped. With a red-white-and-blue bow, too. The World's Fastest Man made it 3 for 3 in Beijing again, leading the Jamaicans to a runaway win Saturday in the 400-meter relay that came easy thanks to an...
The Independent: I’m thinking of writing a book about crap capitals. The idea was inspired by a drive through Ankara towards the end of our Turkish family road trip. I’ve always been aware that it is not the jewel in Turkey’s crown but I wasn’t prepared for just how hideous it...
The Washington Times: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian environmentalist and biologist Mario Moscatelli says sewage has killed at least a ton of fish in a lagoon next to the Olympic Park that will host many Rio 2016 events. Moscatelli said Saturday that thousands of tilapia, sea bass...
Bloomberg: Commodities trading firm Trafigura Beheer BV plans to buy iron-ore assets from former billionaire Eike Batista as a port it controls with MubadalaDevelopment Co. in Rio de Janeiro starts shipments. Trafigura will acquire two mining and iron-ore processing...
Topix: With an economy in recession, along with growing inflation and unemployment, President DilmaRousseff has the worst approval rati... . In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 photo, people check the currency rates at an exchange house in downtown Rio de Janeiro,...
Topix: Following an inauguration event on Saturday, August 29th, the #AfroGrafiteiras exhibition will open to the public on September 1st. Remaining on display in Lapa's Galeria Rio Scenarium through October 3rd, the free exhibition will feature works created by...
Richmond Times Dispatch: BEIJING (AP) — Only seven years ago, Mo Farah was daydreaming about winning a medal — just one, any color. On Saturday, the British distance runner was on the track posing with Usain Bolt at the Bird's Nest as the friends continue to collect gold by the...
Tampa Bay Online: BEIJING (AP) — Usain Bolt's final gold medal at the Bird's Nest came gift-wrapped. With a red-white-and-blue bow, too. The World's Fastest Man made it 3 for 3 in Beijing again, leading the Jamaicans to a runaway win Saturday in the 4x100-meter relay that came...
Fox News: Brazilian environmentalist and biologist Mario Moscatelli says sewage has killed at least a ton of fish in a lagoon next to the Olympic Park that will host many Rio 2016 events.......