Blunders and Political Hangover Damp Brazil’s Olympic Mood

  • Brazil interim president ready for jeers at opening ceremony
  • Only about 40 countries will send senior officials to Rio

Rio Olympics Marred by Blunders

The Olympic ideal of noble sportsmanship bringing together all nations was hardly on display in Rio de Janeiro when a torch bearer dropped his pants in front of the crowd and cameras in protest against Brazil’s Acting President Michel Temer. 

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