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Rio Olympics comes to a close

The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo. The colorful ceremony, lasting almost three hours, celebrated Brazil’s arts and was held in a wet Maracana. Among the highlights were Tokyo’s impressive showcase and a vibrant carnival parade. “These were a …

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Nissan Celebrates Usain Bolt on 30th Birthday

Nissan will honor its Global Director of Excitement and seven-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt this week with a series of activations to celebrate his historic career and his 30th birthday this Sunday, August 21. The campaign, dubbed, “Happy Bolt Day,” will feature integrated content and a fan-led social media …

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Nigerian Olympic Soccer Team off to an encouraging Start

Just seven hours after surviving a major administrative blunder that saw the Nigerian men’s soccer team stranded in Atlanta which could have caused them their Rio dreams, a 5-4 victory over Japan and a 1-0 win against Sweden have put the Nigerians in the Rio spotlight and also in the …

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Rio Olympics Kicks off with a bang

The 2016 Rio Olympics got off to a spectacular start at the 80,000-seater Maracana stadium with an earthy, musical celebration of Brazilian culture, a rainbow-colored dance party that highlighted the glories of South America’s largest nation; Brazil. The four-hour Opening Ceremonies had a gutted budget but a soaring feel as …

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