China has created a set of rules for foreigners planning to attend the Olympic Games in Beijing this summer; the rules include "no insulting banners" and "no sleeping outdoors,ï¿½ as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.
The Olympic torch returned to China today; Anchor Marco Werman tells how tens of thousands of supporters turned out to see the Hong Kong relay with only a few pro-Tibet protestors who were shouted down.
The World's Carol Hills reports on China's preparations for taking the Olympic torch all the way to the summit of Mt. Everest; China's state-run television began live broadcasts from the mountain today.=
Jason Strother reports that the Olympic torch will arrive in South Korea this weekend and human rights activists in Seoul want to use the event to focus attention on China's forced repatriation of North Korean refugees.
Protests in nine Chinese cities have called for a boycott of the French supermaket chain, Carrefour in response to a false rumor going around the internet that Carrefour was supporting Tibetan independence
A series of doping scandals involving Russian athletes has led to calls for an outright ban against the entire Russian Olympic squad. Now Russian athletes are waiting to find out whether they're going to have to sit this one out.
Russian athletes cannot compete in track and field events in Rio this summer. But when you look closely at the ban, it really shows the agency tasked with keeping the Olympics clean isn't doing its job.
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.
Brazilians love their feijoada, but if you're not a big pork eater it can be a pretty gnarly mix, with anything from pigs' faces to feet and even tails. Here's a way to taste the classic stew while visiting Rio, meat not included.
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