One year after the World Cup in Brazil, most of the country's stadiums are not being used like they ought to be. Stadium owners are on the lookout for creative ideas to somehow make the arenas profitable.
The corruption involving Brazil's largest constructor has spread into the sports world. Nearly 100 politicians are currently under investigation in connection with the ongoing scandal.
The Rio Olympics were a breeding ground for corruption that left behind crumbling mega-projects. But they also emboldened locals to organize and raise their voices against Brazil's plutocracy, Andrew Purcell reports.
Scandal and controversy may have dogged the Olympic Games, but Rio de Janeiro signed off in style with a tropical closing ceremony.
Brazilian football legend Pele says he won't be able to light the Olympic cauldron Friday because of mobility issues. His appearance was to be a key part of the opening of the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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