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Dilma Rousseff lights Olympic torch

Rio Olympics: Torch arrives in Brazil

The Olympic torch has finally arrived in Brazil -- but the burst of enthusiasm might be short-lived.

President Dilma Rousseff lit the torch at the presidential…

Michael Phelps, Nicole Johnson, November 2015

Father-to-be Michael Phelps to skip Olympic prep meet

Michael Phelps will skip an Olympic prep meet next week in Atlanta as he awaits the birth of his first child.

Venus and Serena Williams, Olympic torch relay

Famous Olympic torchbearers

With the 2016 Olympic Torch Relay beginning its journey through Brazil on Tuesday, take a look at some of the famous names who have carried the torch over the…


NBC partners with Snapchat for Rio Olympics 'live stories'

Snapchat is going to the Olympics.

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South Korea unveils Zika-proof Olympic uniforms

The Rio Olympics are less than 100 days away and it seems South Korean athletes are taking no chances when it comes to the threat of contracting the Zika virus.

Michael Phelps, 2008 Olympics, 400-meter individual medley

Phelps: 'I don't know if I'm an alcoholic'

Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, has a checkered and well-publicized history with alcohol and drug use.

teens sitting on Olympics sign in Rio de Janeiro

Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go

With 100 days until the Summer Olympics begin, Brazil is unraveling fast -- largely overshadowing the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece.

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Team USA to start Olympic countdown in Times Square

Team USA and its sponsors will kick off the 100 day countdown to the August 5 Rio games with a huge event in New York City's Times Square Wednesday.

Rio Olympic bridge collapse

Rio bike path collapse kills 2, injures 3

The host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics was hit with a setback Thursday when a large portion of a multimillion-dollar seaside bike path collapsed, killing…

2016 Olympic torch lighting ceremony

Olympic torch begins journey to Rio

The Olympic torch has been lit in southern Greece, kicking off the countdown to Rio 2016.

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