But in Brazil, it is different today. Imagine: mass rallies against the state that are actually informed by economic rationality. The signs are for property rights, free trade, and privatization. That's amazing. For once in a blue moon, a populist
Michael Phelps swims fast, but not fast enough to beat Uncle Sam, who awaits him at the finish line each time he wins a medal. His total income tax bill for the 2016 Games? Up to about $55,000 for his five golds and one silver.
U.S. Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen were robbed at gunpoint while in Rio de Janeiro overnight Saturday, NBC News has confirmed.
Michael Phelps might still be snagging gold medals, but a lot has changed since 2008. Michael Phelps' only silver medal of the Rio Olympics came at the hands of 21-year-old Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling.
most decorated Olympian Michael Phelps for cupping. (NaturalNews) Most Americans are proud to see swimmer Michael Phelps set records and add to our country's Olympic medal tally on the international stage. However, not everyone is thrilled with the
The only thing people are asking me more right now than, "Who are you voting for?" is "Are you watching the Olympics?" The answer to both questions is: I couldn't care less about it. Now, I know that slamming the Olympics is tantamount to b
She may be only 19, but Katie Ledecky already holds multiple world records and may become the most recognizable American Olympian.
Gaurika Singh's not even in high school yet, and she's already survived Nepal's deadly earthquake--and made it to her first Olympics.
THE Rio 2016 Olympics kicked off with a spectacular opening ceremony celebrating Brazil's past, present and future.
During the Olympic opening ceremonies, NBC apparently stands for Nothing But Commercials.
A new study found that viral levels in Rio's water are 1.7 MILLION times what Europe or the U.S. consider "worrying."
Odd as it may sound, Olympic competition once included art, and medalists included musicians, painters, and poets. One was Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the 1912 Stockholm Games' gold medalist in poetry and -- by sheer coincidence, surely -- also th
Thousands of protesters marching in the streets. Political party leaders investigated by their own governments. Endless finger-pointing over corporate corruption in politics. Demands to lock up politicians.
HOUSTON-- Amid concerns about health, security and logistical problems at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the U.S. basketball players are staying afloat -- literally. Both the men's and women's teams are living aboard a cruise ship during the ga
We were convinced that the Rio Olympics would show everyone that Brazil was a country worthy of respect. Instead we have been humiliated.
Washington and its Canadian vassal are trying to use a Western media-created Russian athletic doping scandal to ban Russian participation in the Olympic games in Brazil.
In May, Brazilian soccer great Rivaldo told tourists to stay away from the Olympics in Rio because of the violence, saying "You'll be putting your life at risk here."
Brazil's Rio state declares financial disaster before Games … The acting governor of Rio de Janeiro state has declared a state of financial disaster so he has more leeway to manage the state's scarce resources less than two months Brazil hosts
The acting governor of Rio de Janeiro state has declared a state of financial disaster so he has more leeway to manage the state's scarce resources less than two months Brazil hosts the Olympic Games.
The global governing body for track and field has barred the Russian track and field team from the Summer Olympics in Rio because of widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs and a lack of effort to clean up their athletes, according to The New Y
The air is electric in Rio right now, and not just because of the surveillance cameras scattered all around the city.
The Coup Plot That Seeks to Oust Brazil's President … Russia Blames 'Foreign Interference' for Brazil Coup … CIA has an extensive record of carrying out covert operations around the globe aimed at destabilizing governments that refuse to
Brazil soccer great Rivaldo is telling tourists to stay away from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro because of the danger of endemic violence.
The Olympic flame was lit Thursday in an ancient temple in one country in crisis and solemnly sent off carrying international hopes that Brazil's political paralysis will not taint the Rio Games that start in barely 100 days.
With feces-infested waterways, Zika-carrying mosquitoes, a collapsing economy, and political corruption that runs from top to bottom, Brazil is in trouble.
In early 2014, a senior Olympic Committee official returned from a trip to Rio de Janeiro and declared Brazil's preparations for the Summer Games to be the worst he'd ever seen.
The Rio Olympics Could Be the Next Victim of Brazil's Corruption Scandal … A massive corruption investigation is reaching into construction deals done for the already troubled Rio 2016