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Brazil Olympics Prep Off To A Bad Start

The Brazil Olympics are set to take place in Rio in 2016. While the Summer Olympics may be two years away, it’s only just enough time to make sure the city is ready to host people from all over the world. The only problem is that Brazil is hosting another huge sporting event this year and those plans are already …

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Michael Phelps Making An Olympic Comeback?

After the 2012 London Olympics, and winning a total of 18 gold medals (22 medals in all) during his Olympic swimming career, Michael Phelps decided to retire at the age of 27. But has he changed his mind? Many began to wonder if Phelps would stay out of the competitive world of swimming after being vague about his future with …

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Anne Hathaway Attacked By Playful Blue Parrot

Anne Hathaway voiced the character Jewell in the movie Rio. Jewell was a spunky and brave blue macaw who meets up with Rio and decides to help him get home to his owner. Hathaway was attending a Miami Walk of Fame ceremony on Friday when a blue macaw was placed on her shoulder. The colorful bird didn’t behave as expected …

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Bruno Mars To Lend His Voice To “Rio 2”

Rio 2 director Carlos Saldanha has added a new voice to the mix, in the sequel of the popular animated movie Rio. Bruno Mars, the pop superstar who rocked the stage during this year’s Super Bowl, will be joining the cast of Rio 2 as a macaw bird named Roberto. Saldanha first became interested in casting Mars for a voiceover …

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Usain Bolt ‘The Fastest Man Alive’ Races Bus

Twenty-seven-year-old Usain Bolt is world-renowned for being the fastest man alive. The Jamaican sprinter sought to prove the title when he raced against a number 59 commuter bus while visiting Buenos Aires to participate in the 80-meter exhibition race. The athlete has six gold medals under his belt after winning three relay races (100m, 200m and 4x100m) during the 2008 …

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Michael Phelps: Getting Ready For Rio?

On Thursday, the sporting world was awash with the news that Michael Phelps rejoined the US Anti-Doping Agency where he underwent doping tests, the strongest indication that he is returning for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Phelps underwent the drug testing twice between July 1 and September 30 of this year. His Coach Bob Bowman has actually confirmed that Phelps rejoined …

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Pope’s Car Makes Wrong Turn, Hits Mob

The LA Times reports that Pope Francis’ car took a wring turn yesterday and ended up smack in the middle of a mob of people. Pope Francis has been in Brazil for several days, celebrating World Youth Day and visiting different areas. He was headed to a stop in Rio de Janeiro, along an established and secure motorcade route, when …

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Goldie Hawn Tweets About Birth Of Granddaughter

This goes to show that social media is not just for the younger generation! The 67-year-old, Goldie Hawn, “tweeted” about the birth of her fifth grandchild, and first granddaughter. Welcome Rio! Our first baby girl to join our family! @theoliverhudson and Erinn thank you for bringing so much JOY to our lives! #happiness — Goldie Hawn (@goldiehawn) July 18, 2013 …

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