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Rio 100 Merchandise to give away!
Guess the total time it'll take Rio 100 to reach the finish line and post your response here! But, you must have submitted your guess by the time the start gun is fired, at 1300 hours AEST. (Translation, 1pm Sydney time / 3pm Kiwi time). We will …

Paralympic Sailing seeks equal treatment from Rio Games organizers
The International Sailing Regatta 2014, the largest sailing event ever held in Brazil, offered the first test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games. All ten Olympic events were included, with 324 sailors from 34 countries participating. Alastair …
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Jailed at Christmas: Rio man the lone prisoner from 2013 protests
RIO DE JANEIRO — “Do I remember? Christmas Day last year?” repeated prisoner Rafael Braga Vieira, slowly. All the while, he fidgeted and toyed with the glass table in front of him. After a pause, he said, “I remember. It was quiet. Just a normal day.
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US Clears Land-Swap for Rio-BHP Copper Mine Project
SYDNEY—U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation clearing a land-swap deal that will underpin the proposed $ 6 billion development of one of the world's largest untapped copper deposits, Rio Tinto PLC said Monday. The Resolution …
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