Tag Archives: Rio de Janeiro

Daredevils Document Their Night Time Ascent of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov of On the Roofs, recently released photos and video of their brave nighttime hour ascent of the famed Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The stunt was part of their recent excursion to Brazil where they too scaled various ceilings and connections in SAPSo Paulo and Brasilia. … Read More

Vladimir Putin: Is this one sporting competition he can’t prevail?

( CNN) Russia’s sporting honour may well be dragged through the clay over the past time — but its plucky executions in a play in which it has little real tradition have won plaudits. The participation of the nation’s track and domain contestants at August’s Games remains in doubt following allegations of state-sponsored drugging ,~ … Read More

Buildup to Rio 2016 part of a tumultuous and atrocious tradition of Olympic multitudes | David Goldblatt

Preparations have often been chaotic but Rios buildup may be the most riotous hitherto and no matter how special the Games a disaster of extraordinary proportions will have already happened The final epoches of planning before the first modern Games in Athens in 1896 offered many of the tropes that still arrangement Olympic coverage a … Read More

Local tips on can’t-miss recognizes in Rio

Rio de Janeiro( CNN) A see to Rio can be blissful, parcelled with beach sunsets, ice-cold cocktails and strolls around the city. But crime and traffic can involve acts, so it helps to have a good mind of what you want to see before you arrive. With 500,000 international tourists expected in Rio for the … Read More