Photos by Felipe Dana Eric Marques walks down a steep labyrinth of dark alleyways on this hillside slum long controlled by drug gangs and off-limits to outsiders.
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Fans Converge on Rio to Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics
During the first week of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, fans from all over the world gathered in Rio de Janeiro to cheer on their countries, favorite sports and top athletes.
In Rio’s Slums, Gangs, Drugs, Murders Carry the Day
China’s Changing Sports Culture
Photos by Ng Han Guan In a room full of bright-colored cubes and giant mattresses, giggling children climb bars, try somersaults and walk gingerly on a low balance beam.
Sports in Review: June 2016
Over the last month, we have gathered a selection of some of our favorite sports moments captured by AP photographers.
2 Judo Athletes From Congo Hope to Make Refugee Olympic Team
Photos by Felipe Dana For the first time, one of the teams competing in the Olympic Games will be made up of refugees who hail from different countries they no longer call home.
Away from Olympics, sewage blights vast swaths of Rio
Photos by Silvia Izquierdo Rivulets of waste crisscross the labyrinth of alleyways that serve as 5-year-old Kaike de Oliveira Benjamin’s playground, forming dark, fetid puddles and gurgling streams of refuse and trash.
Brazil Filthy Water
The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America’s first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, an Associated Press investigation has found.