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Rio de Janiero

Named “The River of January” after explorers thought what they discovered was the mouth of a river, Rio de Janiero is well know for their laid-back beach culture. 515 more words



A poetic response to another Golden response from Paralympics GB

(Hannah Cockcroft, winning Gold in Rio)

Have you been watching ?

A Magical moment in the Rio lights… 36 more words


2016 Rio Olympics

Its been a few weeks since our trip to the Rio 2016 Olympics, and I am still recovering from all of the excitement! This trip was two years in the making and it was worth all the planning and sacrifices made to make this happen. 1,081 more words

South America

Paralympians in Brazil

Salford, 7th September 2016

Right about now, Rio-de-Janeiro is beginning the 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil, the premiere event for Elite Athletes with a Disability. 82 more words


Web Archiving Rio 2016: The Story So Far

By Helena Byrne, Assistant Web Archivist, The British Library

The IIPC Content Development Group (CDG) has been busy archiving the trials and tribulations of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. 324 more words


The Head And The Heart, Olympics Edition

The Rio Olympics have now been in the rear-view mirror for over a week. That’s enough time to make an assessment–or, perhaps, a reassessment–of the Games from a dispassionate distance in time: still recent enough to have a clear remembrance of the event, but with enough days passed to gaze at the thing with a less biased eye. 1,192 more words

Disgruntled Fan Feature

The Last Week in South America

The famous beach side city, Rio de Janeiro turned on impressive weather for our week at the Olympic Games. The second largest city of Brazil and home of Carnival, Christ the Redeemer and Copacabana beach. 2,272 more words