A former sports official in Brazil said he told the International Olympic Committee about corruption among organizers of the 2016 Rio Olympics several years ago — long before law enforcement officers the
Groups like Papo Reto have made it easier for foreign journalists to highlight the many issues in Rio. The foreign coverage, in turn, gives the groups legitimacy in Brazilian media that they've never before.
An aerial view shows the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Football officials in Rio de Janeiro have called on police to take
From the front steps of Rio de Janeiro's Municipal Theater, the ballet company danced, and opera singers belted out the strident "Carmina Burana." It was last month, and the show was an artistic public
NBC’s production of the 2016 Summer Olympics was broadly panned by media critics, but what problems did the average viewer have with the network's biennial sports showcase? To find out, The Verge made
In this series, Perfect Company, we are examining pockets of excellence in the corporate world. No single company is perfect, but together they show what the corporate ideal could look like. The platonic
The idea of the Paralympics is that they are parallel to the Olympics - from the Greek "para", or alongside - but when it comes to betting the two are far from equal. The Paralympic Games start in Rio