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In favela above opening ceremony, pride and disappointment

'Nothing has changed in my life because of hosting these Games' IMAGE: People watch fireworks from the Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony, from the Mangueira favela. Photograph:......

Bad boy Garrincha remembered

The grave is in a country cemetery about an hour's drive from Rio de Janeiro, a simple slab of grimy concrete squeezed between fancier tombs.The epitaph says only: "Here rests in peace the one who......
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The best things in life aren't always free

By Ranjona Banerji| Posted 1 hour Detractors may grumble about what a waste of money the Olympics are, but they are silenced as soon as the... ...
From Michael Phelps to Refugee Team, the most enduring moments from Rio

Shaking to samba and expressing a sense of longing with uniquely Brazilian words, Olympians and fans said goodbye to the Rio Games with one last... ...
Gamesā€ˆOver To Tokyo

I declare the Games of the 31st Olympiad closed. In accordance with tradition, I call upon the youth of the world to assemble in four years time in... ...
In slum near the Maracana, a sense of pride, and disappointment

"Look, we're extremely proud to be the host of the Games, but has there been any benefit to us?" asked Lilian Sales, a Mangueira resident ...
In favela above opening ceremony, pride and disappointment

Residents of the Mangueira favela, which overlooks the Maracana Stadium where the Olympic opening ceremony was held, expressed pride and... ...

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