A state of "financial calamity" was declared in Rio de Janeiro just before it hosted the August 2016 Olympic Games. Salaries for public servants went unpaid and funding was delayed for all sectors of local government while emergency funds were made available for the Games. More than a year
After skiing in the Olympics and retiring from the NFL, Jeremy Bloom founded a successful tech company, Integrate.
A centre in Harbin, China is the world's largest indoor ski park, a potent symbol of China's ambitions to turn itself into a winter sports powerhouse ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 15.09.17: There's still a lot of enthusiasm in the press over Paris being awarded the 2024 Olympics. President Emmanuel Macron is hosting a party at the Elysée palace this Friday to celebrate. Meanwhile, Libération reports on traces of a carcinogenic molecule being found in cornflakes