August 18, 2022

6 woes Brazil’s authorities face as hosts of Rio 2016

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From NAN News Americas, RIO, Brazil, Tues. Aug. 16, 2016: It may look good on television but behind the scenes of Rio 2016, there are many problems the Brazilian authorities are being forced to deal with as they host this mega sporting event. Here are 6 you should know about: 1: Crime The scourge of […]

Florence Allan makes history as Cayman Islands second female Olympic sailor

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Florence Allan has made history, as the second female sailor in the Cayman Islands to compete at the Olympic Games. 18-year-old Allan set sail on August 8 in the Woman’s Laser Radial at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, alongside 37 other athletes. “I don’t think of it like that and its really weird thinking […]

Crunch time for Cayman Islands sailor

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By Jade Webster Its crunch time for Cayman Islands Olympic sailor Florence Allan, as she and her coach, Raphael Harvey returned from training in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro. With less than 30 days to go before the official Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Allan trained for two weeks learning the climate […]