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  • Rio carnival combines colorful political protest
    AFP59 minutes ago

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  • Only 7% in the UK inspired to take up sport by Olympics, study finds
    The Guardian

    Only 7% in the UK inspired to take up sport by Olympics, study finds

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  • Lights on again at Maracana stadium after dark days
    Reuters

    Lights on again at Maracana stadium after dark days

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