Brazilian government officials announced Wednesday that almost $11 billion (24.1 billion Brazilian reals) will be spent on major transportation and environmental projects, which they argue are not related to holding the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.
In My Opinion
Oscar Pistorius’ best defense in his murder trial has been to portray himself as vulnerable. Yet his career as courageous track star exemplified the opposite