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TOP 10 photos of the week

A glimpse at what happened around the world this week. A woman poses with police officers near Copacabana Beach ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.Around 10.2 million are expected in......

PIX: 1 million meet Pope Francis at Rio's Copacabana beach

Pope Francis, who is on a weeklong visit to Brazil, arrived in the largest Latin American country on Monday, which coincided with the World Youth Day. The event drew some 1.5 million young......

The Week that Was

Here's a look at the events that shaped the world last week. Image: Actor Amitabh Bachchan poses for a photograph after the unveiling of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square, London,......

PHOTOS: It's a mad, mad world!

Here are 8 images that show we live in a crazy, odd world.   People look on as folk artist Han Xiaoming demonstrates painting with his tongue, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Han dipped his......

Pope Francis named Time magazine's Person of the Year 2013

Pope Francis has been named Person of the Year 2013 by Time magazine for changing the perception of the Catholic Church in an extraordinary way within just nine months in office.   Time said......

Sprint King Bolt, Yuvraj Singh get ready for face-off!

Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt of Jamaica gestures prior to the 'Mano a Mano' Men's 100m challenge at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Buda Mendes/Getty Images Jamaican sprint......

One of the most open World Cups in recent memory

As much as I would love to witness a Brazil-Argentina final at the Copacabana beach, Colombia, Germany, the Netherlands and Argentina look like the semi-finalists. And if Argentina peaks at the......

Olympic sailors, rowers shrug off reports of Rio's polluted waters

Rubbish is pictured at Fundao beach, on the banks of the Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters Sailors and rowers were not worried about getting sick during the Rio......

Brazil Olympic mascots named after 'Girl from Ipanema' composers

The mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be named 'Tom' and 'Vinicius' after the singer-songwriters who wrote The Girl from Ipanema, organisers said on Sunday. The names won......

Revealed! Rio 2016 mascots inspired by animals and plants

Characters were born out of the joy of the Brazilian people at having been awarded the Games The unnamed mascots of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are pictured with the Copacabana beach......
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Triathlon tests 2016 Rio Olympics readiness

Rio de Janeiro: Elite triathletes from around the world raced from Rio de Janeiro`s Copacabana Beach Sunday in a dress rehearsal for next year`s... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/sports/others/triathlon-tests-2016-rio-olympics-readiness_1640618.html
Following is a summary of current sports news briefs for Aug 2

Athletes shrug off pollution issues at Rio Olympic test Undated, (REUTERS) Athletes, coaches and organizers at a major test event for next year's... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/news/sports/following-is-a-summary-of-current-sports-news-briefs-for-aug-2/149328.html
A guide to 2016 Rio Olympic stadiums

, in the famous Maracana soccer stadium, but events will take place right across the bustling city of some 6.3 million. Here`s a look, neighborhood... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/sports/others/a-guide-to-2016-rio-olympic-stadiums_1640208.html
Olympic sailors, rowers shrug off reports of Rio's polluted waters

Rubbish is pictured at Fundao beach, on the banks of the Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters Sailors and rowers... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/olympic-sailors-rowers-shrug-off-reports-of-rios-polluted-waters/20150801.htm
Filthy Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics

More than 10,000 athletes hailing from over 200 countries are expected to compete in the August 5-21, 2016, games. Nearly 1,400 of them will come... ...

http://www.asianage.com/other-sports/filthy-rio-water-threat-2016-olympics-392

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