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United States James Feigen smiles during a swimming training session prior to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Feigen was one of four American Olympic swimmers
2016-08-24, Chicago Sun-Times
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the “serious distraction” he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio Olympics,...
Brasilia - The ousted President Dilma Rousseff announces baptized letter: Message to the Senate and to the Brazilian people, Brazil
2016-08-23, The Times of India
BRASILIA: Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff enters her final battle to win back power on Thursday, when senators open an impeachment trial expected to remove...
A coach of Mongolia's wrestler Mandakhnaran Ganzorig take off their clothes in protest against the decision of the jury to award the bronze medal to Uzbekistan's Ikhtiyor Navruzov during the men's 65-kg freestyle wrestling competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016.
2016-08-22, The Oregonian
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two Mongolian wrestling coaches stripped off their clothing to protest the result of a bronze medal match, a bizarre turn in a day where officiating...
File - United States' Michael Phelps, front, wins a semifinal of the men's 200-meter individual medley ahead of second placed United States' Ryan Lochte, left, during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2016-08-22, Syracuse
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Whatever celebration the U.S.Olympic Committee has planned for its return home after a wildly successful Rio de JaneiroGames on the competition...
CNN: Rio de Janeiro (CNN)With the Olympics party over, Brazil faced a sobering reality Thursday as its Senate opened the impeachment trial against suspended President DilmaRousseff, the country's first female leader. She is accused of illegally doctoring accounts...
Boston Herald: MOSCOW — Russian PresidentVladimir Putin attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de JaneiroParalympics as immoral and inhumane on Thursday. Russia was suspended on Aug. 7 over what International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven called...
Taipei Times: Russian PresidentVladimir Putin yesterday said the ban on his country from competing at the Rio de JaneiroParalympics was immoral and inhumane. Russia was suspended on Aug. 7 over what International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven called a...
Public Technologies: (Source: DB - Deutsche Bahn AG) back to overview 01.08.2016 11:55 Uhr Frankfurt am Main By the time athletes start competing for medals at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the logistics experts at DB Schenker will have completed the...
DNA India: --> Thu, 25 Aug 2016-09:14pm , Budapest , PTIThe Chinese contingent won seven medals in Rio Olympics and five of those were gold. China is facing a...
Omaha World-Herald: NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The NationalOlympic Committee of Kenya was disbanded by the government on Thursday and an investigation launched into alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de JaneiroGames. ......
Awareness Times: Brazilian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Ambassador Luis FernandoSerra paid, on Wednesday 23rd August 2016, a courtesy call to Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Ambassador Omrie Golley at the Sierra Leone...
San Francisco Chronicle: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Thursday began deliberating whether to permanently remove President DilmaRousseff from office, the final step in a leadership fight that has paralyzed Congress and cast a pall over a nation in the midst of a severe...
Public Technologies: (Source: Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaNational) ParalyzedArmy veteran Johnnie Williams was injured nine years before he determined that he had it within himself to qualify for the U.S.Paralympic team. For Williams, much of that nine-year period was dark and...
Belfast Telegraph: Russia bantamweight Vladimir Nikitin will be driving around in a BMW thanks to his exploits at the Olympic Games in Rio. Nikitin's controversial victory over Irish world champion Michael Conlan, which led to an expletive-laden attack on the AIBA from the...
Belfast Telegraph: Russian PresidentVladimir Putin has attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de JaneiroParalympics as immoral and inhumane. Share Vladimir Putin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane Independent.ie Russian President Vladimir Putin has attacked...
Business Journal: For the past two weeks, Greater Cincinnati residents have been avidly watching the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a new study says. The Cincinnati market had a 16.0 rating for NBC’s primetime Olympic coverage. That made it No. 18 in the...
CBC: A Halifax man's prominent role behind the scenes at the opening and closing ceremonies of both the Olympics and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is leading to a lot of long nights. ......