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Olympics 2016: Blocked toilets, exposed wires at Rio Athletes’ Village

Shasta Darlington, Blocked toilets, leaky pipes and exposed wires — just a few of the reasons Australia’s Olympic delegation has refused to move in to the athletes village, now open to arriving Olympians. The village, comprised of 31 17-storey towers, opened its doors on Sunday, less than two weeks before the start of Rio’s Summer

Free at Rio Olympics: 9 million forest-friendly condoms

Brazil’s government will hand out 9 million condoms for free around Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics in August, a push meant to encourage safe sex and also defend the Amazon rainforest. Rio’s local Olympic organizing committee said about 450,000 of the sustainably-produced condoms will be destined for athletes and staff housed in the Olympic