Rio de Janeiro

Rio Olympic Stadium in State of Abandonment,”Handed Over to the Cats”

Brazilian news outlet Globo is reporting that the site of the Rio 2016 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies has fallen into abandonment, ridden with stray cats, without power, and littered with trash.


Austria House Rio 2016 (VIDEO)

With the summer Olympics in full force – athletes, visiting fans, and locals have been exploring what Rio’s party scene…

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IOC Says They Will Not Test For Viruses in Rio’s Olympic Waterways

The International Olympic Committee announced they do not believe testing the viral levels in the Olympic waterways in necessary.


Watch Rio’s Olympic Construction Through July 2015 (Time-Lapse Video)

The Olympic works are in progress. After all, we are a little more than one year before the Rio 2016 Games.


Rio 2016 spectator tickets currently on sale

We’re well over a year out from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, but tickets are already on sale through various approved sellers in each country.

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Brazil’s New Anti-Doping Lab in Final Stages of WADA Accreditation, Could Start Testing by July

Currently without a WADA-approved doping lab after a 2013 closure, Brazil is on the edge of a big step in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Olympics – the nation’s new doping lab could earn its WADA accreditation by next month.


How to get tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Want to be in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games? We’ve got you covered. The ticket sales process is laid out here.


MUSIC VIDEO: Tom Daley and the British divers train in Rio

Some of Great Britain’s top divers, including former World Champ Tom Daley, have been training in Rio de Janeiro this winter, checking out the host city of the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Blog do Coach: 2015 Maria Lenk trophy could be moving back to renovated Maria Lenk pool

Brazil’s biggest national swim meet could be returning to its most famous pool.


Australian officials reverse course, now support late start times for Rio 2016 Olympics

Just a few weeks after publicly criticizing the projected late start times for swimming events at the 2016 Olympic Games, Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates has come out in favor of the adopted schedule.


Organizing Committee Working With Dow Chemical to Offset 2016 Rio Olympics Carbon Emissions

The 2016 Olympics Organizing Committee will be working with Dow Chemical to offset the carbon emissions created by building and hosting the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

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Brazil’s 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy to serve as test meet for Rio Olympics

The 2016 version of Brazil’s national championships will be open to foreign athletes and will serve as the official test meet for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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French swimmer William Meynard arrested for narcotics, bribery in Rio

French sprinter William Meynard, a 2011 World Champs bronze medalist, was arrested on Sunday morning in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Rio OIympic pool may now serve as sports arena post-Olympics

Originally expected to be torn down, the Olympic pool will now be repurposed to a sports arena after the 2016 Games.

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Australians Take 2013 Raia Rapida

The 2013 Raia Rapida competition saw teams from Brazil, Australia, France and the United States pitted against each other in…