Ewan McKenna: Rio the biggest loser from 2016 Games

Ewan McKenna: Rio the biggest loser from 2016 Games

Six months after the Olympic Games took place in Rio de Janeiro, the dilapidated stadiums are a reflection of the IOC’s empty promises to that impoverished city

Earlier this month, in Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil’s bigger football derbies took place in what is supposed to be, by now, a city of sport.

Botafogo faced Flamengo in the state championship but, before any contest took place inside what was, in August, the Olympic Stadium, a battle raged outside.

With cars driving around with guns out of windows, it was surprising that only one person was killed and nine others injured,...

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