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US swimmer Lochte charged over false Rio robbery claimUS swimming star Ryan Lochte has been charged with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics, Brazilian police said Thursday.
Impeachment trial of Dilma Rousseff opens in BrazilBrazil’s Senate opened the impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Thursday and will hear witnesses for and against the leftist leader who is expected to be…
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
British professor says 'no shame' in reading romance novelsINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thursday, August 25: World papers have derided France over its burkini ban, warning that it could lead to a 'Rosa Parks' moment. The other big story is…
Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 1)The closing ceremonies of the 31st Summer Games had the entire planet dancing to a samba beat after a fortnight that included plenty of tales of great performances and…
Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 2)The closing ceremonies of the 31st Summer Games had the entire planet dancing to a samba beat after a fortnight that included plenty of tales of great performances and…
Team Britain’s Olympic haul down to ‘ruthless’ allocation of fundsTwenty years after a stinging Olympic failure in Atlanta, Great Britain has risen from the ashes to become a sporting "superpower" thanks to a judicious, if ruthless, allocation…
Rio bids a colourful farewell to the Olympic GamesA blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at…
Rio 2016 Olympics go out with a bangThe Maracana stadium exploded with lights and colors to give South America's first ever olympic games a proper Brazilian sendoff.
Neymar fires Brazil to first Olympic Games football goldWith a kiss of the ball and an unforgettable kick, Brazil's biggest soccer star gave the Olympic host its biggest moment of the games.
Wading into the murky waters of white male privilege#SorryNotSorry? Ryan Lochte is in hot water after his claims of robbery in Rio are revealed to be false. The Olympic athlete published a vague apology on social media that's…
Brazil police arrest Europe's top IOC official over ticketing scamBrazilian police on Wednesday arrested top International Olympic Committee member Patrick Hickey over illegal sales of Rio Olympics tickets.
Plenty of medals but golds prove elusive for France in RioThere was both joy and frustration for France's athletes at the Olympic Games in Rio Tuesday with the country enjoying no shortage of podium places but missing out on adding to…