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RIO 2016: Man Arrested After Trying To Steal Olympic Torch During Parade

Here is the shocking moment a man tried to steal the Olympic flame while it was passing through the Brazilian town of Guarulhos, in Sao Paulo. 74 more words

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Vice-Prime Minister Kris Peeters at Hercules Trophy 2016

It’s becoming a yearly tradition: Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Labour, Economy and Consumer Affairs, Mister Kris Peeters, lighting the torch during the Hercules Trophy Opening Ceremony. 86 more words

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Monday? It's Not So Bad

Another week has passed, and it was another week filled with sadness and violence, not only here in the U.S. but across the globe.  So, on this Monday morning, let us begin a new week with a chuckle to help us face whatever we must in the coming week. 713 more words

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Trouble in Rio: With all the things going on in Brazil you have to wonder why were they chosen by the Olympic while the country is in turmoil?

Back in 2009, people didn’t think twice about the decision to have the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil. Marking the first time a South American country has been chosen to host an Olympic games. 539 more words

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Awful start for Rio 2016 Olympics

Hello everyone!

Today’s post will be directed towards the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August this year. As we all know, whenever the Olympic games are approaching, it is a tradition for the Olympic flame to make a run around the main cities in the country until it reaches it’s final destination. 381 more words

Amazon jaguar shot dead at Olympic torch ceremony

Amazon, Brazil: A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the event in the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus as the animal escaped from its handlers, an army statement said. 562 more words

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