Fatal shooting reported just outside Maracana stadium in Rio

08 Août, 2016, 21:48 | Auteur: Christian Jacquard

Team Burundi arrives during the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 5, 2016.

Protesters set fire to the Brazilian flag in Rio ahead of the Olympic Opening Ceremony on Friday, angry at a spectacle they feel has nothing to do with them.

Mangueira is but one of the thousand favelas in Rio de Janeiro, a slum marred by gang violence and poverty that sits squarely in the shadow of the pageantry of South America's first Olympic Games.

I can't say I'm surprised considering Rio's Carnival-rich culture, but what I enjoyed most about last night was the festive atmosphere with so much music and vibrant color.

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen allegedly made her final runway appearance.at the Olympics. "I hope we have wonderful games in Brazil".

The three sang "Isto aqui o que e?"or "What is this here?"

The overall outcome of the Games will also be dependent on how Team USA performs and any gripping story lines that emerge.

The athletes will compete for the Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) - the first of its kind.

More than 80,000 people crammed into the famed Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Friday night for the experience of a lifetime: Watching the opening ceremony for the Olympic Games.

For opponents, who believe the impeachment process is a centre right coup, this was their cue. But our body clocks are still stubborn.

Model Giselle Bunchen's show-stopping catwalk as The Girl From Ipanema - one of the biggest worldwide hits of the 1960's.

It looks like Croatia's uniforms were also inspired by the country's flag, which boasts a red and white checkered coat of arms.

As Brazilian officials took their places, there were shouts of "Out with Temer" from sections of the crowd. A minimum-wage worker in Brazil takes home some $55 a week.

"They motivate us - especially our young people - to be more active in sport, whether it is in our own backyards, in local parks, or in sport venues from coast to coast to coast". I can only pray I did it justice. Brazil welcomes the world with open arms.

"It's not worth it", said Santos.

The defending World Cup champion U.S. women's national team, which opened with a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Wednesday, continues group play against France. Already, there is evidence of devastating effects to the planet like coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef and a rise in temperature in Greenland - a country where if all its ice melted, could raise sea levels by 20 feet.

"No, no", she said.

The show is built around the concepts of environmental protection, diversity and joy, and will "start in the beginning of life and we wrap up with the future", creative director Andrucha Waddington said.

"The man was carrying out assaults when a military police officer ... shot him", the statement said.

The Rio Olympics opened to big pageantry but relatively low ratings in the United States for NBC.