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Olympic torch in the heart of the Amazon

The Olympic torch relay completed another week of its scenic tour through Brazil, where it will be carried by some 12,000 people in 335 cities up

The Olympic torch relay completed another week of its scenic tour through Brazil, where it will be carried by some 12,000 people in 335 cities up

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Rio's mayor says Zika 'not a big issue' ahead of Olympics

With this year’s Olympic Games just around the corner, Rio de Janeiro’s mayor is trying to dampen down fears over the Zika virus. Eduardo Paes says

With this year’s Olympic Games just around the corner, Rio de Janeiro’s mayor is trying to dampen down fears over the Zika virus. Eduardo Paes says

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Australian Olympic athletes to receive Zika proof condoms

Australian athletes at this summer’s Rio Olympics will be supplied with condoms which offer “near complete” protection against the mosquito-borne

Australian athletes at this summer’s Rio Olympics will be supplied with condoms which offer “near complete” protection against the mosquito-borne

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Andy Murray joins Federer in not staying at Rio Olympic Village

Defending Olympic champion Andy Murray said on Tuesday he would not being staying at the athletes’ village at this summer’s Rio Olympics, instead

Defending Olympic champion Andy Murray said on Tuesday he would not being staying at the athletes’ village at this summer’s Rio Olympics, instead

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Rio Olympic Torch relay begins in Brasilia

The Olympic torch relay for the Rio Games began on Tuesday in the country’s capital Brasilia. President, Dilma Rousseff, who may face impeachment

The Olympic torch relay for the Rio Games began on Tuesday in the country’s capital Brasilia. President, Dilma Rousseff, who may face impeachment

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Olympic flame handed over to Rio Games officials

The Olympic Flame was handed over to organisers of this summer’s Games in Rio de Janeiro during a ceremony at the Panathinaic stadium.

The Olympic Flame was handed over to organisers of this summer’s Games in Rio de Janeiro during a ceremony at the Panathinaic stadium.

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Olympic torch lights up refugee camp

The Olympic flame was taken through the Eleonas refugee camp in Athens on Tuesday to highlight the plight of over one million people who have fled

The Olympic flame was taken through the Eleonas refugee camp in Athens on Tuesday to highlight the plight of over one million people who have fled

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Rio Olympics: the challenges faced by Brazil

With the Brazilian president facing impeachment, the economy in the doldrums and a number of venues beset by problems, you’d be forgiven for thinking

With the Brazilian president facing impeachment, the economy in the doldrums and a number of venues beset by problems, you’d be forgiven for thinking