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  • Violence erupts near planned 2016 Olympics venue in Rio de Janeiro

    Violence erupts near planned 2016 Olympics venue in Rio de Janeiro
    As if the organizers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics needed more bad news, angry residents have clashed with police in a slum not far from the planned site of the Games' swimming events.
  • Asian Games replacement host needed fast, but not Singapore: Ng Ser Miang

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Olympic Council of Asia must move fast to find a replacement city to host the 2019 Asian Games, International Olympic Committee Vice President Ng Ser Miang told Reuters on Friday, but ruled out his suitable Singapore homeland...

    Replacement Asian Games host needed fast, not Singapore- Ng Ser Miang

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Olympic Council of Asia must move fast to find a replacement city to host the 2019 Asian Games, International Olympic Committee Vice President Ng Ser Miang told Reuters on Friday, but ruled out his suitable Singapore homeland...

    Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure budget for Rio Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24.1 billion reais ($10.76 billion) for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 25 percent more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time....

    Rio workers end strike but issue pay talks warning

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Workers at the main venue for the 2016 Olympics ended a two-week strike on Thursday but a full return to work will only come next week and they will strike again if pay talks prove fruitless, union officials said. The first...