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South Korea unveils Zika-proof Olympic uniforms

On Wednesday the Rio 2016 organizing committee officially received the Olympic torch during a ceremony in Athens, Greece at the iconic Panathenaic stadium.

South Korea has unveiled its Olympic team's uniform, revealing long-sleeved shirts and trousers for its athletes in a bid to protect them from the mosquito-borne Zika virus at this year's Games in Rio de Janeiro.

In commemoration of the first Olympics in Brazil the white marble stadium in the center of Athens will be lit overnight in the green and yellow of the Brazilian flag.

The official schedule for the hockey event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been announced.

The Rio Olympics take place from August 5-21.

The other big issues concern Rio itself. The impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff, coupled with the country's worst recession in decades, have led to fears of apathy among Brazilians towards the Olympics.

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However, forced confessions of foreign prisoners - as well as the broadcasting of the confessions - are routine in North Korea . The Swedish embassy in Pyongyang provides limited consular services to U.S. citizens detained there.

The athlete said she wanted to take her son to Rio for what will be her final Olympics but would delay making a decision until she had considered all the risks.

New Zealand athletes marked the 100-day countdown with a traditional haka on an Auckland beach at sunrise. The torch was carried by Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein.

The flame traveled later Friday by boat to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, home of the IOC. "Brazil is waiting for the Olympic flame with excitement and passion", Nuzman said. "When you arrive in Rio there will plenty of music, poetry and excitement".

A South Korean Governmental and sporting delegation travelled to Rio earlier this month to inspect Olympic venues and local hospitals, with full guidelines expected to be provided to athletes soon. Ban noted that he ran with the Olympic torch before the 2012 London Olympics and the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

"It's utter rubbish to pretend that, by making golf part of the Olympic Games, you're going to attract a poor guy in India to play".

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