A little more than six weeks ahead of the opening ceremony, the Olympic flame is making its way through Brazil en route to Rio, the torch relay a visually striking bit of pageantry first choreographed.. ChicagoTribune
A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony in Manaus, Brazil, on June 20 was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the animal escaped from its handlers following the event, the army said in a.. Source: WSJLive -
Gordie Howe, the hockey great who set scoring records that stood for decades, has died. Howe's hockey career spanned five decades — six if you count a 1997 cameo in the International Hockey League. Source: Canadian Press -
The Olympic torch began its relay journey from the national capital, Brasilia, on May 3. The flame was passed through rural Goaias and into the more historic Minas Gerais. A host of Brazilian sporting.. Source: Storyful Studio -
President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America. Mana Rabiee.. Source: Reuters Studio -
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali moved millions to tears with his courage when he lit the Olympic flame in Atlanta in 1996, defying the terrible Parkinson’s syndrome that made it almost… READ ON Radar Online
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On January 19, 1981, in Los Angeles, Muhammad Ali talked a man down from jumping off a ninth-floor fire escape, an event that made national news.
“Former heavyweight champions.. Eurasia Review Also reported by •CNA
More than 60 years ago, a bicycle thief in Louisville, Kentucky, unknowingly set in motion one of the most amazing sports careers in history.
An angry 12-year-old Cassius Clay went to a policeman on.. DNA
Former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was close to death in a Phoenix-area hospital on Friday, a source close to the family said, as speculation swirled about his health.
Ali, one of the.. DNA
The number of refugees arriving in Greece has dropped by 90% in April from the previous month as a result of the EU-Turkey agreement, EU border agency Frontex has said.
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LONDON — Save the Children have launched the sequel to a campaign video, which uses one-second-a-day snapshots to tell the story of a girl forced to flee London when fictional Britain is torn apart.. Mashable
LONDON — A group of former Jewish refugees who came to the UK from Nazi Germany as part of the government-backed Kindertransport program has urged Prime Minister David Cameron to accept 3,000.. Mashable
New York, May 4 : Flanked by cheering crowds, a 12-year-old Syrian refugee girl ran with the Olympic flame through Brasilia on Tuesday, kicking off a relay across the host country ahead of the Olympic.. newKerala.com
4 May 2016The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazil for the start of a torch relay that will culminate with the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio in August.President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic.. All India Radio
The Olympic flame landed in Brazil on Tuesday, marking the start of a three-month torch relay that will pass through more than 300 cities and towns on the way to the Aug. 5 opening ceremonies for the.. L.A. Times