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Rio 2016 Olympics: Australia's sailors unfazed by water pollution - The Sydney Morning Herald;

Rio 2016 Olympics: Australia's sailors unfazed by water pollution - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldRio 2016 Olympics: Australia's sailors unfazed by water pollutionThe Sydney Morning HeraldAustralian sailors are taking two simple steps to avoid illness from the polluted waters at their Olympic venue. One, don't fall out of the boat. Play Video. Replay Video. Play Video Don't Play. Up Next. Ronaldo honoured with bizarre bust. Play Video ...and more »

Australian team robbed in Rio's Olympic village - UPI.com;

Australian team robbed in Rio's Olympic village - UPI.com

UPI.comAustralian team robbed in Rio's Olympic villageUPI.comBanners cover the decks of the Slovenia Olympic Team Friday at the Athletes Village in Rio de Janeiro. The Australian Olympic team was robbed during a fire evaucation, over the weekend, Austalian Olympic officials said Sunday. Theives made off with a ...and more »

Rio 2016: Australians report theft at Olympic Village with laptop and shirts stolen - ABC Online;

Rio 2016: Australians report theft at Olympic Village with laptop and shirts stolen - ABC Online

ABC OnlineRio 2016: Australians report theft at Olympic Village with laptop and shirts stolenABC OnlineTeam shirts and a laptop belonging to a cycling official have been stolen from the Australian building in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, chef de mission Kitty Chiller says. Key points: Kitty Chiller says laptop, team shirts stolen from ...and more »

Olympic Village Fire: Alarms Fail To Alert Australian Team To Danger - The Inquisitr;

Olympic Village Fire: Alarms Fail To Alert Australian Team To Danger - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrOlympic Village Fire: Alarms Fail To Alert Australian Team To DangerThe InquisitrThe Australian Olympic Committee was furious Friday night when a fire broke out in the parking lot of their building without the fire alarms going off. Many of the teams staying in the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro have had issues with their ...and more »

Rio 2016: First-ever refugee team all smiles as they get clicked with the iconic Christ statue - Daily News & Analysis;

Rio 2016: First-ever refugee team all smiles as they get clicked with the iconic Christ statue - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisRio 2016: First-ever refugee team all smiles as they get clicked with the iconic Christ statueDaily News & AnalysisYusra Mardini, a swimmer who fled Syria's war, said that the entire refugee team was elated to be in Rio. (AFP). Shares26. Sun, 31 Jul 2016-08:50am , Rio de Janeiro , Reuters. Yusra Mardini, a swimmer who fled Syria's war, said that the entire refugee ...and more »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Refugee Olympic Team at Rio 2016 - UNHCR

MEDIA ADVISORY: Refugee Olympic Team at Rio 2016UNHCROn Friday 5 August, the Refugee Olympic Team will walk into the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and embark on an inspiring journey as the first refugee team in the history of the modern Olympic Games. For journalists interested in ...and more »

Athletes arriving for Rio Olympics find they can't play Pokemon Go in Brazil - New York Daily News;

Athletes arriving for Rio Olympics find they can't play Pokemon Go in Brazil - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsAthletes arriving for Rio Olympics find they can't play Pokemon Go in BrazilNew York Daily NewsRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — So the plumbing and electricity in the athletes' village took several days to fix. Who cares? But no “Pokemon Go”? That's an outrage! If there were ever a more “First World problem” for the Zika-plagued, water-polluted Rio ...and more »

Jonathan Milne: Our athletes who trained so hard are the losers in these disintegrating Olympic Games - Stuff.co.nz;

Jonathan Milne: Our athletes who trained so hard are the losers in these disintegrating Olympic Games - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzJonathan Milne: Our athletes who trained so hard are the losers in these disintegrating Olympic GamesStuff.co.nzIn the final days before the Rio Olympics, shotput medal hopeful Valerie Adams' coach has pulled out. OPINION: The big losers of these crumbling Rio Olympics are not the public. It is the athletes who trained all their lives to wear the black singlet.and more »

Rio Olympics 2016: Livestream, Channel, Start Time and How to Watch Rio Olympics Online - Mic;

Rio Olympics 2016: Livestream, Channel, Start Time and How to Watch Rio Olympics Online - Mic

MicRio Olympics 2016: Livestream, Channel, Start Time and How to Watch Rio Olympics OnlineMicThe first-ever South American Olympics are set to kick off in Rio de Janeiro in August, and fanatics of the Games should take heart: Host network NBCUniversal has 356 hours of coverage planned per day. Don't want to miss out on a minute of the action?and more »

Sinead Kissane: Thomas Barr provides antidote to apathy surrounding Rio Olympic circus - Irish Independent;

Sinead Kissane: Thomas Barr provides antidote to apathy surrounding Rio Olympic circus - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentSinead Kissane: Thomas Barr provides antidote to apathy surrounding Rio Olympic circusIrish IndependentBarr: “I had gone from bad to worse to good again and then straight 1 Barr: “I had gone from bad to worse to good again and then straight back down. All I kept saying was that somebody is testing me this year” Photo: Seb Daly/Sportsfile. Sinead Kissane ...and more »

Fire incident in Rio Olympic Village - Australian Olympic Committee;

Fire incident in Rio Olympic Village - Australian Olympic Committee

Australian Olympic CommitteeFire incident in Rio Olympic VillageAustralian Olympic CommitteeTEAM: At 4.40 pm a small fire broke out in rubbish in the underground car park of Building 23 in the Olympic Village causing smoke to rise through the building. The AOC Emergency Response Plan was activated and approximately 100 athletes and officials ...and more »

Second fire at Olympic Village adds to woes of Rio 2016 organisers - The Guardian;

Second fire at Olympic Village adds to woes of Rio 2016 organisers - The Guardian

The GuardianSecond fire at Olympic Village adds to woes of Rio 2016 organisersThe GuardianFacade of the accommodation building of the delegations of Croatia and Greece at Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Antonio Lacerda/EPA. Rio 2016. Second fire at Olympic Village adds to woes of Rio 2016 organisers. Australian team ...and more »

Aussie rowers borrow boat for Olympics - Australian Olympic Committee;

Aussie rowers borrow boat for Olympics - Australian Olympic Committee

Australian Olympic CommitteeAussie rowers borrow boat for OlympicsAustralian Olympic CommitteeROWING: Australia's women's eight rowing crew will borrow a Brazilian boat to compete at the Rio Olympics. The Australian crew were called up for the Games last Tuesday when a Russian crew was barred because of past performance-enhancing drug use.and more »

Rio 2016 Games may be tarnished but I'll still be glued to every second - The Guardian (blog);

Rio 2016 Games may be tarnished but I'll still be glued to every second - The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)Rio 2016 Games may be tarnished but I'll still be glued to every secondThe Guardian (blog)Here it is then: the Games to end all Games. As Rio 2016 prepares to emerge from the waters, blowing the sweetcorn from its nostrils, smearing the crud from its goggles, panting for its prescription inhaler, it is easy to forget the sense of something ...and more »

Women's Eight Selected on Rio 2016 Team - Australian Olympic Committee;

Women's Eight Selected on Rio 2016 Team - Australian Olympic Committee

Australian Olympic CommitteeWomen's Eight Selected on Rio 2016 TeamAustralian Olympic CommitteeROWING: The Australian Olympic Committee has officially announced the Women's Rowing Eight crew for the 2016 Olympic Games following the decision on Tuesday by FISA (International Rowing Federation) to award Australia a qualifying place. Charlotte ...and more »

Rio 2016: Australia's track and field team largest since Sydney, ready for Olympic gold - ABC Online;

Rio 2016: Australia's track and field team largest since Sydney, ready for Olympic gold - ABC Online

ABC OnlineRio 2016: Australia's track and field team largest since Sydney, ready for Olympic goldABC OnlineAustralia's track and field athletes have gathered in Florida for their pre-Olympics camp. These final preparations are crucial not just for team-bonding, but also for last-minute tweaks to technique that could make all the difference once competition ...and more »

Refugee Popole Misenga breaks down in tears ahead of the Olympics as he prepares to compete in Rio 15 years after ... - Daily Mail;

Refugee Popole Misenga breaks down in tears ahead of the Olympics as he prepares to compete in Rio 15 years after ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailRefugee Popole Misenga breaks down in tears ahead of the Olympics as he prepares to compete in Rio 15 years after ...Daily MailPopole Misenga broke down crying - for the family in Congo that he hasn't seen in 15 years, and for all the world's refugees who haven't been as lucky as he's been. Competing in judo, Misenga is one of 10 refugee athletes who will march as a team ...and more »

Rio Olympics 2016: Australian athletes 'robbed' during fire evacuation - CNN

Rio Olympics 2016: Australian athletes 'robbed' during fire evacuationCNNRio Olympics 2016: Australian athletes 'robbed' during fire evacuation. By Claire Corkery, CNN. Updated 1856 GMT (0256 HKT) August 1, 2016. Facebook. Twitter. Share. Rio's Olympic transportation slowly coming together. brazil rio olympic ...and more »

These 14 Female Olympians Are Your New Heroes - Yahoo News;

These 14 Female Olympians Are Your New Heroes - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsThese 14 Female Olympians Are Your New HeroesYahoo NewsThe Summer Olympics are set to begin August 5 in Rio de Janeiro, which means soon everyone will be talking about elite athletes from across the globe. Here are some of the women competing in the Games who you should have on your radar now: ...and more »

Rio Olympics: Games Village Security Beefed up After Theft During Fire Evacuation - NDTVSports.com;

Rio Olympics: Games Village Security Beefed up After Theft During Fire Evacuation - NDTVSports.com

NDTVSports.comRio Olympics: Games Village Security Beefed up After Theft During Fire EvacuationNDTVSports.comSecurity at the Olympic village has been tightened following the theft of a computer and team shirts from the Australian delegation during a fire evacuation, team officials said Sunday. Australia chef de mission Kitty Chiller told reporters that a ...and more »