It's 107 days until the start of the Olymic Games in Brazil. The countdown has begun with the lighting of the flame - in the ancient stadium in Olympia, Greece, following a historic tradition.
Brazilian troops seek out gangs raiding five slums in Rio de Janeiro, one year on from Olympic Games glamour. Little remains of this except economic downturn, corruption, risen homicide rates, and public distrust.
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.
A court in Brazil has dismissed criminal charges against Lochte after finding that his lies did not amount to filing a fake report. Lochte had falsely claimed that he was robbed at gunpoint at last year's Games in Rio.
A Brazil judge has sentenced eight men to up to 15 years for plotting a jihadist attack on the 2016 Rio Olympics. Authorities described the group as an "amateur" and downplayed any ties to the so-called "Islamic State."
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