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From Sugarloaf Mountain to Cristo Redentor

With the Olympic Games having ended, we were left with time to take a look around the tourist attractions of Rio de Janeiro. A day and a half's excursion was enough to leave us with an eye...

A sneak peek into favela life

Rio de Janeiro has many faces. It is fraught with such extremes that it's quite hard to fathom the true nature of this beautiful

Rio bids a colourful goodbye

The 31st Olympic Games had started with a great exhibition of music, dance and colours of life. It ended with another one.

RIO Snippets

On Monday night at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, a Bahamian sports journalist was bragging about the tradition and

The chants that rocked the stands

Brazilians have earned quite a name for themselves with their expressions of support and disapproval during these Olympic

Neymar versus Marta? Not yet

It's needless to say that women's football cannot compete with the men's game, both in terms of public support and

August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016

From Sugarloaf Mountain to Cristo Redentor

With the Olympic Games having ended, we were left with time to take a look around the tourist attractions of Rio de Janeiro. A day and a half's excursion was enough to leave us with an eye...

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

A sneak peek into favela life

Rio de Janeiro has many faces. It is fraught with such extremes that it's quite hard to fathom the true nature of this beautiful

August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016

Rio bids a colourful goodbye

The 31st Olympic Games had started with a great exhibition of music, dance and colours of life. It ended with another one.

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

Redemption Maracana

For the last 66 years, Maracana had been the name of the biggest tragedy of Brazilian football. Despite its rich history, the spiritual home of football was best known worldwide for one of Brazil&...

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

'I am the greatest'

"There you go, I am the greatest," announced Usain Bolt emphatically as the Jamaican drew the curtains on his incredible

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

IMMORTAL

Immortality: Sealed with a burst of speed, in the blink of an eye and in the matter of 37.27 seconds.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Brazil face Germany with scars of 7-1

Even though Rogeiro Micale, the coach of Brazil's Olympic football team played down talks of revenge, revenge is expected to

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

'Trying to be one of the greatest'

With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games expected to be the last Games for Usain Bolt, the Jamaican sprint king spoke elaborately

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

'Only thing that matters is gold'

Usain Bolt is back in form. He is back in the very best of form as far as his antiques are concerned. He has always been in form as far as racing is concerned, but now that he has breezed through...

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Bolt eyes record as Jamaica reign

In its first 14 Olympic appearances, Jamaica won only seven gold medals. But in the next three Olympics -- 2008 Beijing