Relax, Olympians and Rio-bound fans: August is a bad time for the mosquitos that transmit Zika. Researchers estimate only 1 to 16 of the half-million people attending will show symptoms of Zika — and 3 to 37 travelers headed home will be infected.
Brazilian police carried out “Operation Hashtag” in states across the country, arresting 10 people suspected of being radicalized online and plotting to buy assault rifles to carry out terror attacks at the Olympics. The arrests came as terror-related web “chatter” in Brazil is on the rise.
Kids growing up in Canada used to grab some old hockey sticks, a tennis ball, and a couple of soda cans to mark out goals in the street, and play. Many Canadian cities now discourage or even ban street hockey as unsafe.
European players make the English Premier League great. There are 332 players in the top two divisions in England and Scotland. But Brexit could change all that, threatening to make the league not so premier.