From-Moscow-With-Love: How this pretty Russian plans to change Samba in Rio

Juliana Titaeva can be mistaken for one of Russia's pretty models but she's not into modeling. The certified business analyst has told tales of how she plans to samba herself to stardom all the way from Moscow to Rio in Brazil. She says anyone can do the same, if they put their hearts in it. … Continue reading From-Moscow-With-Love: How this pretty Russian plans to change Samba in Rio

U.S. Swimmer Ryan Lochte Handed 10-Month Ban Over Lies Told In Brazil.

Infamous U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte has been handed a 10-month ban by the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming for the lies he told against Rio police in Brazil. Image shows U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte. The ban is yet to be made public, The State reported. Lochte will be unable to compete at the 2017 … Continue reading U.S. Swimmer Ryan Lochte Handed 10-Month Ban Over Lies Told In Brazil.

U.S swimmer Ryan Lochte Tenders Apology For The Alleged Robbery Claims In Rio, Brazil.

U.S swimmer Ryan Lochte has become a celebrity of some sort but not for the medals he won in Rio, Brazil. The athlete claimed he and his three other buddies were returning home from a party Saturday night when they were robbed at gunpoint by a group of men who looked like the police--because they … Continue reading U.S swimmer Ryan Lochte Tenders Apology For The Alleged Robbery Claims In Rio, Brazil.

IOC Backs IAAF Ban On Russia.

The IOC threw its support behind the decision to ban Russia’s track-and-field team from the Rio Olympics and said Saturday it plans to “further far-reaching measures” to crack down on doping ahead of the Games. Image: The International Olympic Committee meeting held between 1-3 June, 2016. The International Olympic Committee said it “welcomes and supports” and … Continue reading IOC Backs IAAF Ban On Russia.

Rio de Janeiro Declares Financial Emergency As Olympics Approach.

Rio de Janeiro's governor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal funds to help fulfill obligations for public services during the Olympics that start Aug. 5. Image: Rio 2016 logo. Emergency measures are needed to avoid "a total collapse in public security, health, education, transport and environmental management," a decree in the … Continue reading Rio de Janeiro Declares Financial Emergency As Olympics Approach.

30 Men Accused of Raping A 16-Year-Old Girl.

A 16-year-old Brazilian girl was reportedly gang-raped by more than 30 men after she was doped in her boyfriend's house on Saturday. She fell asleep only to wake up in a strange apartment with sex-starved men numbering about thirty taking turns on her. A report said there could have been more than the total number … Continue reading 30 Men Accused of Raping A 16-Year-Old Girl.

IOC Distributing 450,000 Condoms For Rio Olympics.

The International Olympic Organizing Committee (IOC) says a total 450,000 condoms will be distributed during the Rio Olympics to be hosted in Brazil. This number is 3X the amount shared during London's 2012 version of the sports event. Image: Worker at a condoms manufacturing company. For the first time, according to a report, female condoms … Continue reading IOC Distributing 450,000 Condoms For Rio Olympics.