The games accomplished precisely what their organizers intended.
The first-ever rock climbing facility in a Brazilian favela opened just ahead of the Olympics with support from famed American climber Alex Honnold.
As authorities focus on thwarting Zika, few resources remain for tackling Rio’s high rates of tuberculosis.
Inside the city's favelas during an Olympic year - and a recession.
Brazil’s small medal count at the 2012 Games is due to a history of less government investment in its Olympics programs, as well as a lower emphasis on Olympic success as a variable in international legitimacy.

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