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July 28, 2016

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"Amid the unceasing reports of the problems in Rio  ahead of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, veterans of past Olympic organizing committees are smiling. They have been through this before," notes Rich Perelman…
The BBC delineates some of the bad words that Olympic competitors aren't allowed to use for the next few weeks (the mind boggles)…
Lori Shontz of Runner's World explains how the IOC stricture " limits how brands that aren’t official partners can advertise or post on social media, even if they support an athlete at the Games."…
USA Today piece (major video component) by Martin Rogers starts by explaining the importance of samba to the South American nation's culture…
Ken Goe of takes a look at the new TrackTown USA venture, which still has an air of mystery about it regarding who is actually running the 4 teams…
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