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  1. What to Expect From Michael Phelps If He Swims in Rio de Janeiro

    Michael Phelps, the , announced this week that he was . Phelps had retired following a at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Phelps and his coach, Bob Bowman, whether he's gearing up for another run at the Olympics, but it's ha...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Olympic workers in Rio end strike after 2 weeks

    Over 2,000 construction workers returned to their jobs at the Olympic Park on Thursday, ending a two-week strike that further slowed the trouble-plagued 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  3. Olympic workers defy court order, stay on strike

    Striking construction workers stayed off the job at the Olympic Park Thursday -- the main cluster of venues for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics -- defying a court order for them to return.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
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  5. IOC sending senior executive, task forces to Rio next week

    The International Olympic Committee is sending a senior troubleshooter to Brazil next week as part of a series of emergency measures to tackle the delays threatening the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  6. IOC: Talk of moving Rio Olympics is 'premature'

    With sports federations demanding a "Plan B" because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro, the International Olympic Committee said Wednesday it was "premature" to speculate about taking the 2016 Games away from Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  7. Sports chief says Brazil government neglecting Rio crisis

    The head of Olympic summer sports federations called for urgent action Tuesday to tackle the critical delays facing the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and accused the Brazilian government of neglecting the crisis.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
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  9. Shots fired at Rio Olympic Park as workers clash

    Striking construction workers and security personnel clashed Monday at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Park, the main cluster of venues for the 2016 Summer Games.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  10. Workers on strike at Rio Olympics building site

    More than 2,000 construction workers were off the job Friday in the second day of a strike that has slowed work at the Olympic Park, the main cluster of venues for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  11. Golf official worried by course construction delays in Rio de Jan...

    Construction on the golf course for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro remains way behind schedule, putting in jeopardy a planned test tournament next year, according to the head of the International Golf 'Federation.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  12. Remembering Bellini -- the World Cup's immortal captain

    Tim Vickery

    If all goes according to the plan for the World Cup hosts, then in Rio de Janeiro on July 13 Brazil captain Thiago Silva will hold aloft the World Cup, imitating a famous gesture by Bellini, his predecessor both as skipper and centre back of the Sele...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  13. Rio mayor acknowledges venues behind schedule

    With IOC officials in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday to monitor progress on the 2016 Olympics, the city's Mayor Eduardo Paes acknowledged that work on a large cluster of venues is far behind schedule.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  14. Futsal, not beach football, is the key to Brazil's style

    Fernando Duarte

    Ronaldo was probably 10 when he properly stepped on a beach. Born and bred in Bento Ribeiro, a poor neighborhood in the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, he had spent more time grazing his toes on concrete or grass-less pitches than actually stepping on s...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  15. Tony Parker clarifies retirement talk

    Nick Borges

    There was a report out of Greece that claimed Tony Parker is going to retire from basketball after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, however that would be inaccurate. "Are you crazy?" Parker told the San Antonio Express-News, via text message o...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  16. Rafael Nadal wins Rio Open

    Kurumi Nara of Japan won her first WTA singles title on Sunday, defeating top-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 4-6, 6-1.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  17. Rafael Nadal and Alexandr Dolgopolov to face off in Rio Open fina...

    Top-ranked Rafael Nadal survived a scare at the Rio Open on Saturday, fighting off two match points before defeating fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10) to advance to the final.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  18. ATP president Chris Kermode says Rio de Janeiro owes $3 million t...

    President Chris Kermode says the ATP is owed $3 million by Rio de Janeiro's state government- and doesn't expect to get paid.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014