3Novices:Wilkinson Eyre’s Arenas Cariocas form the largest venue at Rio’s Barra Olympic Park

Cariocas form the largest venue at Rio’s Barra Olympic Park

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Rio 2016: London architecture firm Wilkinson Eyre has created a trio of conjoined venues to host a range of indoor events at this month’s Olympic games (+ slideshow). The Arenas Cariocas are located on Rio de Janeiro’s Barra Olympic Park, on the site of the city’s old Formula 1 racing track. At 400 metres long […]

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7 Things From the Rio Opening Ceremony You Couldn’t See on TV

7 Things From the Rio Opening Ceremony You Couldn’t See on TV

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The Olympic Opening Ceremony and its winding parade of nations are a television mega-event. But the cameras can’t pick up everything (although Pita Taufatofua, Tonga’s shirtless, oiled flagbearer played just as big inside the stadium). Here are seven takeaways from the ground in Rio: 1. The security presence was intense. When our media bus pulled…

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16 facts: Rio 2016 Olympic Games

16 facts: Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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16 facts: Rio 2016 Olympic Games http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/27/world/16-facts-rio-2016-olympic-games/index.html

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This Program is Turning Olympic Village Leftovers Into Thousands of Free Meals

This Program is Turning Olympic Village Leftovers Into Thousands of Free Meals

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Two chefs and a journalist are attempting to reduce food waste in Rio by using Olympic Village leftovers to make free dinners for hungry Brazilians. The initiative called Refettorio Gastromotiva launched on Aug. 9 and hopes to to prepare 100 three-course dinners each night throughout the Olympics, according to City Lab. The program is led…

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