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2016 Summer Olympics

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Top 2016 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • 'Watch Dogs' creative director Jonathan Morin talks virtual Chicago

    GamerHub.tv Chicago serves as the protagonist of Ubisoft Montreal's new open world video game, Watch Dogs, which is available May 27 across all platforms. The developers spent time recreating the actual city for players to explore in the game as Aiden...
  • A Times reporter in Brazil answers questions about World Cup protests

    With just a week to go before the start of the World Cup, soccer fans are holding their breath to see whether host country Brazil can resolve the problems that have dogged the tournament before kickoff. Protesters are in the streets, and question...
  • Sue Bird On Anne Donovan, Aging And The Big Picture

    Sue Bird On Anne Donovan, Aging And The Big Picture
    UNCASVILLE — She was gone by dawn. Sue Bird had a chance to see Geno Auriemma's wife, Kathy, and their family. She saw Maria Conlon and Morgan Valley. And, pffft, just liked that after winless Seattle lost 71-59 to the Sun on Friday night, Bird...
  • For Brazilians, a World Cup of woe

    When the World Cup ends a month from now — I hope with a sixth star shining on the golden jerseys of the home team — the problems that plagued Brazil's hosting effort will remain. With or without a trophy, Brazil will face major challenges...
  • London never was asked about 2016 Summer Games, Olympic officials say

    London never was asked about 2016 Summer Games, Olympic officials say
    Olympic officials have quickly stepped forward to slam a British newspaper report that London was secretly asked about taking over the 2016 Summer Games for struggling Rio de Janeiro. The London Evening Standard wrote Friday that, with construction...
  • Olympic officials deny another report about moving 2016 Summer Games

    Olympic officials deny another report about moving 2016 Summer Games
    Yet another report has surfaced quoting unnamed sources who say that Olympic officials might shift the 2016 Summer Games away from troubled Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian preparations for both the Olympics and the upcoming World Cup have suffered from...
  • Virgen: Sailing has great local drama

    Sydney Bolger's answer to how she approaches sailing conditions during competition also ended up being the same mentality that could be applied to fielding questions at Newport Harbor Yacht Club. Bolger, along with Charlie Buckingham and Chris Barnard,...
  • 'Coach K' proud recipient of Lincoln Award

    'Coach K' proud recipient of Lincoln Award
    Mike Krzyzewski woke up early Saturday, elated to do something he rarely can. The Duke and USA Olympic men's basketball coach, winner of two gold medals and four NCAA national championships, went on a tour of his old haunts on the city's Northwest side....
  • Brazilian officials insist they will be ready for 2016 Olympics

    The organizing committee for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has released a construction update claiming that 38% of its venues are completed with more than two years remaining until the opening ceremony. Of the 29 planned permanent venues, 11 are...
  • Michael Phelps continues comeback in North Carolina

    A relaxed-looking Michael Phelps qualified in his signature event — the 100-meter butterfly — cruising home in 53.26 seconds at the Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday morning. Earlier in the day, Phelps also qualified in the 200-...
  • Olympic official: 2016 Rio de Janeiro preparations 'the worst'

    The International Olympic Committee usually paints all things Games-related in a rosy, optimistic hue. That is not the case with Rio de Janeiro's troubled preparations for the the 2016 Summer Olympics. An IOC vice president who has visited Brazil ...
  • Olympic official backs off on criticism of 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games

    The Australian Olympic official who earlier this week slammed Rio de Janeiro's preparations for the 2016 Summer Games has backed off on his harsh comments. "I want to underline that I still believe that [the] Rio Organizing Committee and the people of...