150 scientists and health experts have called to postpone the Summer Olympics in Rio. The international group warns new evidence shows the Zika virus could be picked up by visitors and spread rapidly around the world. WHO has rejected the call.
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.
Victorious against the host nation in Rio de Janeiro almost a year ago, the German duo have followed up Olympic success with dominance in the World Championships. It's Germany's first gold medal win at the worlds.
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.
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