12 August, 2016 Olympics open up new world for refugee runner RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — He's had no home for most of his life. Yet in a cavernous, mostly-empty stadium in Brazil, a world away from where he came from, Yiech Pur Biel felt as if he'd found one.
27 July, 2015 IOC strikes Middle East broadcast deal with beIN The International Olympic Committee on Monday awarded the Middle East and North Africa broadcast rights for Olympic games between 2018 and 2024 to beIN Sports. It had previously dealt with the Arab States Broadcast Union which paid a reported $32 million for the rights to the 2014 Winter […]
13 August, 2013 Kerry works to shore up relations with Brazil BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry sought on Tuesday to allay the concerns of Brazil's top leaders about U.S. surveillance in their country while highlighting the expanding relationship the U.S. is nurturing with the economic powerhouse in Latin America.