At least two dead after collapse of Rio de Janeiro bike path built for Olympics

The Olympics are only months away, and things in Rio de Janeiro are not going great. In fact, they’re going very poorly, even fatally so. At least two people are dead in Rio after the just-completed Tim Maia Bike Path, built for the Summer Olympics, was hit by a wave and collapsed. The path was considered a centerpiece legacy project of the new Olympic infrastructure, according...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bike lane falls in Brazil Olympic city, killing at least 2

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) A new elevated bike path that was heralded as a top legacy project of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics collapsed Thursday, killing at least two people. The accident on the Tim Maia bike path was the latest in a series of problems besetting preparations for the Aug. 5-21 games, which include worries about an outbreak of the Zika virus, political turmoil that threatens...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bike lane built ahead of Rio Olympics collapses; at least 2 killed

RIO DE JANEIRO -- An oceanfront stretch of an elevated bike lane built ahead of the Olympic Games collapsed on Thursday when it was hit by a strong wave, killing at least two people, Rio de Janeiro authorities said.Rio Municipal Secretary Pedro Paulo Carvalho said a third person was thought to be missing. He said a probe was under way to determine what caused the accident on the...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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