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Rio Olympic Village opens its gate

The brand new complex of residential towers are where nearly 11,000 athletes and some 6,000 coaches and other handlers will sleep, eat and train during the upcoming games, that will kickoff on Aug 5.

Chinese Olympians to shine at Rio 2016

2016-08-05 10:06

Chinese Olympians to shine at Rio 2016

Made in China at the Rio Olympics

2016-08-05 08:51

Made in China at the Rio Olympics

Rio Olympics orders send warning to Chinese exporters

2016-08-05 21:27

Wu Xiaoming runs a sports export business, but the upcoming Rio Olympics has not brought him additional fortune.

Exotic Brazil winning over athletes

2016-08-06 01:53

Improved conditions at the Olympic Village and at competition venues, coupled with Brazil's captivating culture, were making up for any deficiencies of spectacle.

HK heads to Games with medal hopes

2016-08-06 07:18

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is pinning its medal hopes on cycling, windsurfing and badminton at the Rio Summer Olympics, according to Commissioner for Sports Yeung Tak-keung.

Rio Olympic Games raise its curtain

2016-08-06 08:12

Artists perform during the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,Aug 5, 2016.

IOC adds five sports to Tokyo 2020 program

2016-08-04 14:06

Skateboarding, surfing, sports climbing, karate and baseball/softball will be added to the Olympic program at the Tokyo 2020 Games under plans to give the quadrennial event a fresh look.

Olympic firsts are ready for Rio

2016-08-03 15:17

The Rio 2016 Olympics are just around the corner and are meant to be historic with so many first-times.

Rio Olympic Village: Flags, athletes and samba

2016-08-03 15:38

With 31 buildings and 3,604 apartments, the village will host more than 17,000 athletes and officials. Built in the neighborhood of Recreio dos Bandeirantes in the west of Rio, it is close to Barra Olympic Park, the main venue cluster.

Relay duty on the agenda for Phelps and Ledecky

2016-08-03 07:39

Superstar swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky will both represent the United States in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the Rio Olympics, USA Today reported on Monday.

Sports dreams carry a price

2016-08-03 07:39

Escalating costs driving some parents to ruin The Olympics sparks hope in many a child of going for the gold. But in financially supporting those dreams, some parents are going for broke.

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