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Sports Presenter Charlie Webster Fights For Her Life In A Rio Hospital After Contracting Rare Form Of Malaria

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1_optBritish TV presenter Charlie Webster is currently fighting for her life in a Brazilian hospital after being struck down by a rare strain of malaria on her way to the Olympic Games. She made her way to the Brazilian city as part of a team who cycled 3,000 miles from the UK over a six-week period to raise money for a cancer charity.
The 33-year-old former Sky Sports News anchor began feeling unwell while attending the opening ceremony but put it down to dehydration – even tweeting pictures of herself from a hospital bed.

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Nigeria's Basketball Team Claps Back At Troll Who Asks Them How "The Team Is On The Rise" Following Rio Exit

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1_optThe Nigerian Basketball team’s Twitter handle last night tweeted that Nigerian Basketball was on the rise and thanked Nigerians and well wishers for their support all through the year following their loss to Brazil and exit from Rio 2016.
A fan who didn’t who for obvious reason see how the basket ball team had grown or was on the rise then tweeted at Nigerian Basketball’s handle asking how the basketball had grown in the country and how many home based players did they take to Rio.

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US Basketball Player DeAndre Posing With US Gymnast Ragan Smith At Rio

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unnamed (1)_optWhy in God’s name must two people with such opposing height decide to take such a funny shot—what at all prompted it in the first place?.
28-year-old American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers, DeAndre Jordan is 6ft 11in while artistic gymnast Ragan Smith, 16, is 4ft 6inches, both were pictured together at Rio, Brazil.

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RIO 2016: US Swimmer Ryan Lochte And Three Others Robbed At Gunpoint

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_90787892_mediaitem90787891_optGold medal-winner Ryan Lochte & 3 other swimmers, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger & Jimmy Feigen, were robbed at gun point at Rio, Brazil yesterday.
The men who robbed them at posed as police officers and stopped their vehicle. They proceeded to rob them of their money and other personal belongings.

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RIO 2016: Simone Manuel Becomes First Black Woman To Win Individual Olympic Swimming Gold

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1a2 (1)_optUSA’s 20 year old Simone Manuel created history as she won a gold medal in the women’s 100m freestyle making her the first black woman to win a Gold medal in an individual event in swimming for the United States.
After she won, with tears in her eyes during her interview said:

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Rio Olympics: Egyptian Female Beach Volleyball Team Wear Hijab While Playing Against Germany

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00 (1)_optPictures have emerged showing the cultural differences among some of the nations taking part in the Rio Olympics after the Egyptian women’s beach volleyball team took to the sandy arena wearing long sleeves, leggings and Hijab which was a deep contrast to the outfit worn by the German team who stuck to the sport’s traditional two-piece outfit for the clash on Sunday night.

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OLYMPICS 2016: Venus Williams Crashes Out In First Round Of Singles Tennis In Rio

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article-doc-dx79e-268QLjqAsc11fa99818284352831-105_634x422_optFour-time gold medallist, Venus Williams yesterday crashed out of the Olympic tennis tournament in Rio, losing to Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) in a three-hour centre court marathon.
“She had been ill for a few days with a bad virus. She had an upset stomach and she was coughing up a lot, you could see she was really struggling” said US captain Mary Jo Fernandez, who faced the media in William’s place.

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RIO 2016: Team Nigeria Wore Track Suits At The Opening Ceremony Because Their Outfits Were Not Ready

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a (7)_optOur Nigerian friends marched the Olympics opening ceremony in a simple track suits and reports has it that their official outfit for the march could not get to Rio in time.
As shared by Sports Journalist, Colin Udoh and Aleander Wolff – a sports Illustrated Senior Writer currently covering the Olympics. Pictured above is the ordinary tracksuits Team Nigeria came out in to march for the RIO 2016 Opening Ceremony.

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Three USA Basketball Players At The Olympics Visit A Brazilian Brothel Thinking It Was A Spa!

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DeAndre Jordan is one of the'brothel 3'
DeAndre Jordan is one of the ‘brothel 3’

Three team USA basketball players wanted to have a little fun in Rio, but it looks like they got a hell of a lot more than they bargained for.
DeAndre Jordan, DeMarcus  Cousins and  DeMar Derozan visited the Termas Monte Carlo in Rio on Wednesday, casually strolling into the establishment to have some time off.

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Moroccan Boxer Who Is In Rio For The Olympics Arrested For Attempted Rape

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000 (1)_opt22 year old Moroccan boxer, Hassan Saada, has been detained by the Brazilian police for allegedly attempting to rape two ladies in the Olympic village at Barra de Tijuca in Brazil on Tuesday morning
According to the police, Saada invited one of the women to take a selfie with him before pushing her against the wall and trying to kiss her. He allegedly attacked the other one by groping her breast, making sexual graphic gestures and further offered her money for sex.

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