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Rio’s taxi drivers, or “taxistas,” are being given the chance to sign up for free online English lessons provided by the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee. Drivers are often the first point of contact for fans, and those who take the four-month course will mostly likely be swapping “oi!” for “hi!” The importance of the English language.
Prior to Rio, Biles had already won a glut of major medals. It is the end of June, at the American national championships in St Louis, and the Olympics are fewer than two months away.
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In 1896, the modern Olympics began. The contestants in the ancient Olympic game were mainly men and competed in nude for toughness and braveness. A prominent difference between the games were that the ancient Olympics were held in honour of the Greek god, Zeus, yet in the modern Olympics, compeititors compete in favour of reward and self-best.