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99 headlines found matching 'Rio de Janeiro'
Fri August 26, 2016
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
Aly Raisman agrees to go on date with Raiders tight end Colton Underwood. Sports historians say it will be the first time that there will be a date featuring two tight ends
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Thu August 25, 2016
(ESPN)
 
 
 
Ryan Lochte will be summoned to Rio for hearing provided his plane isn't held up
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Wed August 24, 2016
(Metro)
 
 
 
Ryan Lochte offered new endorsement deal with the "crowdfunded blowjob robot everyone is talking about"
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Tue August 23, 2016
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
You might want to sit down for this, but it looks like the executives who serve on the U.S. Olympic Team's "Athletic Advisory Council" are keeping shiat tons of money for themselves instead of the athletes they're supposed to be "advising"
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Mon August 22, 2016
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Usain Bolt goes out with a bang
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Sun August 21, 2016
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
I'm sorry, bro
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Mongolian beef
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
It's the final day of the Rio Olympics, featuring wrestling, volleyball, the men's marathon, handball, rhythmic gymnastics, mountain cycling, boxing, and some NBA pre-season action. Action gets underway starting at 7:30 AM ET
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Fri August 19, 2016
(WTAE)
 
 
 
Man arrested for tossing pizza, and not in the old fashioned way
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(WMUR New Hampshire)
 
 
 
Man beat an 8-year-old boy and threatened to feed him to alligators, then told deputies he was only joking. Ah, the old Trump defense
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(ESPN)
 
 
 
Ryan Lochte apologizes for his lapse of judgement, being American
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
I normally would say "no" to any headline that's a question, but damn if this one doesn't put up a good fight
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Thu August 18, 2016
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Why do they swim so fast? Because their pants are on fire
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
You might have been hearing about the problems at the 2016 Olympics, but problems for the 2020 games are off to an early start
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
I don't want to shock you, but turns out it's very easy to identify the American tourists on a Brazilian beach
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Wed August 17, 2016
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Don King lion, Sad Putin, monkey backpack, zika hit squad. It's The Atlantic's photos of the week
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(Quartz)
 
 
 
On why Brazilians are booing so much: "The issue here is that Brazil is basically a very closed and insular country," he said. "Brazilians do not live on a day-to-day basis with international people." Do you think this is a valid excuse?
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Pleasant human-interest story: identical twins cross Olympic marathon finish line holding hands. German officials: YOU HAVE EMBARRASSED THE FATHERLAND
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Gold medal for Olympics ticket scalping goes to Ireland
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Kerri Walsh-Jennings gets her ass handed to her by the Brazilians in the beach volleyball semis, will now compete for bronze- against the Brazilians
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Tue August 16, 2016
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
US Olympic Committee planned to open ritzy retail store in Rio during Olympics to sell Team USA gear, and nothing went wrong. Just kidding: "Like many businesses, they've been affected with what's known locally as the cost of Brazil"
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Ah, the Olympics. The pageantry. The athletic prowess. The heartwarming stories. The severed leg floating in the bay
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(Arkansas Online)
 
 
 
Today's embarrassment for Olympic official includes: A) Athletes getting robbed B) Discolored pools C) Raw sewage D) Falling cameras
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Mon August 15, 2016
(Newser)
 
 
 
Here she is, Miss 'Tastiest Girl'
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(CW33 Dallas)
 
 
 
U.S. Olympic medalists to pay taxes on the intrinsic value of their medals, which is $564 for gold and $305 for silver. There is no value for the bronze, which is exactly the same when it comes to negotiating for commercial endorsements
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Sun August 14, 2016
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The world's elite athletes are gorging themselves on McDonald's
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Ryan Lochte gets the complete Rio experience
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(NBC Olympics)
 
 
 
Men's golf decides its first Olympic champion in over a century, the women's marathon hits the streets of Rio, Usain Bolt seeks to defend his title as the world's fastest man and much more on Day 9 of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (6am start)
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Sat August 13, 2016
(Team USA)
 
 
 
Michael Phelps: I'm not coming back in 2020. Translation: Michael Phelps is coming back in 2020
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Fri August 12, 2016
(NBC Olympics)
 
 
 
Canadian Penny Oleksiak becomes the first person born in the 21st century to win an Olympic gold medal
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
If you live in Fiji and expect anything to get accomplished today, we've got some bad news for you: chances are the only reason the country isn't completely hungover is that half of them (at least) are still partying
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Thu August 11, 2016
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
NBC & Lily King: "ZOMG EVIL DOPING RUSSIAN SYSTEM SWIMMER VILLAINESS." Reality: Efimova had a US coach for years, trains in Los Angeles, and was suspended for nutritional supplements she bought at the GNC at the mall
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(National Post)
 
 
 
Kim Jung Un has ordered North Korean athletes to win gold in all five of this year's Olympic events
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Wed August 10, 2016
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Oh, nothing, just some picture of a 9-year-old Katie Ledecky getting Michael Phelps' autograph
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(Boxing Scene)
 
 
 
All three pro boxers who entered this year's Olympics have had their clocks cleaned by amateurs and sent home
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Michael Phelps grabs two more gold medals, solidifying American dominance for centuries to come; nothing you can do folks. Although the 2nd Amendment people, maybe there is, I don't know - Trump
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Tue August 09, 2016
(ThePostGame)
 
 
 
When an airline loses your bag, it's annoying, but not the end of the world...unless of course you happen to be an Olympic golfer and your competition clubs were in that bag
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
U.S. Swimmer Lily King is offically the "Mean Girl" of the summer Olympics as she makes her oft-criticized Russian rival Yulia Efimova break down in tears after King defeated her in the 100m breaststroke final
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(Fox Sports)
 
 
 
McKayla Maroney is unimpressed with the new Angry Michael Phelps meme
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(Sporting News)
 
 
 
Did an Olympic kayaker capsize after hitting a submerged sofa? Probably not, but it's too funny not to report on
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Mon August 08, 2016
(Eurosport (UK))
 
 
 
Olympics cycling boss defends Rio road course after weekend of hilarious high-speed decelerations
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Britain drops from gold-medal soccer contender to lucky-to-get-a-goal-this-year depths of Rio. No wait, BRAZIL, it's the Brazilian national team that could choke on Jello. I kind of have that other one as a hotkey during sporting events to save time
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Oksana Chusovitina, competing in her *7th* Olympics, probably wearing a leotard older than Aly Raisman
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
"No celebrity is safe. We have tested over 100 celebrities so far and around 70 of them have caught our eye. Adele.com has the worst security you will ever see in your life"
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Sun August 07, 2016
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
U.S. women's basketball team watches the men's team beat China by 57 points and says "no problem, we can top that against Senegal"
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
With Olympics betting now legal in Las Vegas, oddsmakers had the U.S. men's basketball team as a 50 point favorite over China. Before looking at the final score, would you have taken that bet?
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
American journalist covering Olympics in Brazil shocked, shocked to find that Brazilian women dress sexy
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Sat August 06, 2016
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Most athletes would figuratively give an arm and a leg to compete in the Olympics. This French gymnast is literally halfway there
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
If there's one thing everybody watching NBC's coverage of the Opening Ceremony can agree on, it's that (cuts to commercial)
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Fri August 05, 2016
(Sports Illustrated)
 
 
 
Finally, a positive story involving the Olympics
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
After the Nigerian soccer team finally make it to Rio they get to hear the wrong national anthem played before the match. How were officials supposed to know that Two Princes by the Spin Doctors was not correct?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Depending on whether you believe local media quoting a dozen eyewitnesses or the official Russian news agency a mugger in Rio either did or did not try to rob a Russian diplomat, only to be shot dead wih his own gun after the diplomat took it away
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Thu August 04, 2016
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Brazil debuts new event for the 2016 Summer Olympics: Stun grenade toss
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Wed August 03, 2016
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Nigerian Olympic soccer team stuck in Atlanta due to unpaid flight bill. The airline has been assured that payment will be transferred as soon as their prince gets his finances sorted
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Tue August 02, 2016
(AP)
 
 
 
AP report downgrades visit to Rio during Olympic Games from "be sure your insurance is all paid up" to "get your affairs in order"
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Finally, my TV is better than yours
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Mon August 01, 2016
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Whoever picked 'Olympic Sailing Ramp' as the first structure to collapse, please step forward to claim your prize
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Sun July 31, 2016
(Buzzfeed)
 
 
 
Scientists say not to expect many world records to be broken at this year's Olympics since most top athletes have already reached the limits of human biology-or the same damn thing they've been saying since shortly before the 4-minute mile was broken
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Fri July 29, 2016
(I Heart Radio)
 
 
 
Brazilian protesters extinguish the Olympic torch. Frankenstein's monster gives this action two thumbs, that were stolen from a corpse, up
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Thu July 28, 2016
(ESPN)
 
 
 
The NFL has dragged its feet on creating a minor league, but, they are sure to create one now so that they won't lose 28-year-old Rugby players trying to learn how to be a running back
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Tue July 26, 2016
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Relax, the numbers guys say that the Rio Olympics isn't going to make the global Zika pandemic any worse than it already is
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
No Pokemon at the Olympic village? THIS IS AN OUTRAGE
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Sat July 23, 2016
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
So it's been a while since we checked in on Rio to see how the finishing touches are going as they get ready for...wait...what do you mean there's no power connections? How can you have an Olympics with no power? Oh meu Deus
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Thu July 21, 2016
(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
Rio bound with no fluency in Portuguese? Big problem
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Tue July 19, 2016
(Baltimore Sun)
 
 
 
Locals freak out as clueless tourists jump into the raw sewage that is Rio de Janeiro's harbor. Correction, make that Baltimore
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Brazilians block WhatsApp. Man, that's a lot of people who can't use WhatsApp
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Sun July 17, 2016
(Fox Sports)
 
 
 
There are many emergency uses for a fire extinguisher. Trying to put out the Olympic flame is not one of them
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Fri July 15, 2016
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Top spots to meet people through Tinder include Rome, London, and any place with the word "Disney" in it
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(Canoe)
 
 
 
Air Canada takes look at shiatstorm of Rio Olympic games, says Fark this, we're outta here
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(Wired)
 
 
 
The Mad Dash to Clean Up Rio's Guanabara Bay Before the Games and you can feel the same trying to deal with all the adware and trackers that page loads
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Tue July 12, 2016
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
US Women's soccer reveal the players who will go for their 4th straight Olympic gold. Cholera passes to Zika, Zika passes to Rubella, back to Zika who shoots and ... GOOOOOOAL *COUGH* * COUGH*
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(Sad and Useless)
 
 
 
Photographer visits the world's most famous landmarks, faces the wrong direction
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Fri July 08, 2016
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Not even the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro is safe: "As well as the shooting this 10 June, he was carjacked last July and robbed at gunpoint in September 2014 of his crucifix and a replica of a gold ring gifted to him by Pope Francis"
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Thu July 07, 2016
(Fark)
 
 
 
Please post your Hawaii (Maui) vacation tips. We leave in two weeks. I am so excited. Am staying in a condo, we will also have a rental car
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Brazil says it plan to shoot down any aircraft that violate Olympic Games airspace, on the off chance that any terrorists manage to survive the Olympics themselves
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(Newser)
 
 
 
The Rio Olympics has the most appropriate sponsor possible
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(New Zealand Herald)
 
 
 
Rio de Janeiro mayor says the city will be ready for the Olympics. Apparently crews will be done with construction of the Athletes' Village quarters just as soon as the last shipment of cardboard arrives
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Wed July 06, 2016
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Hey, Olympic rowers: you're going to be competing in raw sewage, and one of the guys who did a test race got infected with flesh-eating bacteria... but check out these spiffy new antimicrobial suits that won't actually protect you
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(Gawker)
 
 
 
In addition to dead cheetahs, severed limbs, poop, and unpaid cops, here are all the reasons the Rio is Thunderdome
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Mon July 04, 2016
(CNN)
 
 
 
Mayor of Rio admits security for the Olympics is a complete shiatstorm of utter f*ckery
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Wed June 29, 2016
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Nothing says we're ready for the Olympics quite like a mutilated body washing up on the volleyball beach venue
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(BBC)
 
 
 
"Welcome to Hell." "Whoever comes here will not be safe." "We are in a meltdown." Wow, strong words from Rio protesters. No, wait, sorry, just misread that. Police. That's all from the Rio police. So, uh, everyone just relax and enjoy themselves
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Mon June 27, 2016
(SportsBlog)
 
 
 
Team USA announces Olympic basketball roster and they have their first chance of losing since that awful 2004 year
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Wed June 22, 2016
(CNN)
 
 
 
Her name is Rio and she mugged you on the sand
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Tue June 21, 2016
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Soldiers were forced to kill a tame jaguar that got loose during an Olympic torch photo op in what will surely become a metaphor for the games themselves
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Mon June 20, 2016
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Gunmen storm Rio hospital frequented by tourists in order to free a suspected drug trafficker. When all was said and done, a shootout left one dead, two wounded, and a massive attempt at coverup as it's six weeks before the start of the Olympics
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Sat June 18, 2016
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Rio de Janeiro declares a financial state of emergency. That's good to know, since it's not as if they don't have a huge event planned beginning in a month and a half
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Sat June 11, 2016
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Officials discover "super bacteria" at Olympic venues in Rio, causing many to wonder if this is a sporting event or the unfolding plot to a bad SyFy Channel movie
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(gCaptain)
 
 
 
Noah's Ark crashes into Coast Guard vessel
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Fri June 10, 2016
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
We now interrupt continuing Olympic coverage on Brasil TV's Rede Globo to bring you "Velho Chico"
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Wed June 08, 2016
(BGR)
 
 
 
Athletes heading to Rio Olympics begin freezing their sperm in case Zika renders them sterile
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Mon June 06, 2016
(Examiner)
 
 
 
Stephen Curry doesn't want to get Zika virus or to play in the 2016 Olympics due to his knee injury
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Sat June 04, 2016
(NPR)
 
 
 
While the Congo Judo Team was competing in the World Championships their coach disappeared with all of their money. Now they're the only all-refugee team in the Olympics
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Thu June 02, 2016
(Team USA)
 
 
 
Since the Olympics are not bloated enough, the IOC is considering adding karate, skateboarding, sports climbing, surfing, baseball and softball to its roster
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Wed June 01, 2016
(The Detroit_News)
 
 
 
Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez contracted the Zika virus in the off season while in Venezuela and he wouldn't blame athletes for skipping the Olympics: "If they have plans to have kids in the future, you've got to think about it"
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Sun May 29, 2016
(CBC)
 
 
 
WHO rejects call to postpone Brazil Olympics... I don't know, you tell me
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Thu May 12, 2016
(Some Harvardian)
 
 
 
Shut. Down. Olympic. Everything. Okay, we know we can't do that, but could we at least not bring 500,000 hosts into the hot zone and disperse them around the planet two weeks later?
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Mon May 02, 2016
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Experts say Zika virus birth defects may be the "Tip of the Iceberg." EVERYBODY PANIC
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Fri April 29, 2016
(Slate)
 
 
 
Ralph Lauren must have taken acid and then looked at old prep-school yearbooks before designing the US Olympic team outfits this year
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