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Athlete holds the Paralympic torch at the Christ the Redeemer statue ahead of the 2016 Rio Paralympic games.

Brazil's judo athlete Rafaela Silva holds the Olympic torch during a ceremony with the Paralympic torch at the Christ the Redeemer statue ahead of the 2016 Rio Paralympic games.

Rio Paralympics: celebration of human dignity and spirit

07/09/2016 12:39

The Paralympic Games 2016 will get underway later Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro following the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium.

Man holds vial at the Sanofi Pasteur site, the biggest production, research and development site of vaccines in the world

Man holds vial at the Sanofi Pasteur site, the biggest production, research and development site of vaccines in the world

Zika vaccine: France's Sanofi and U.S. Army join forces

11/07/2016 16:50

French drug company Sanofi said on Wednesday it had struck a research deal with the U.S. Army to speed up the development of a vaccine against the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

Official logo fo the UISG "Play for Life" campaign to raise awareness of human trafficking

Official logo fo the UISG "Play for Life" campaign to raise awareness of human trafficking

UISG launches campaign to fight trafficking during Rio '16

22/06/2016 16:15

Millions of people worldwide suffer from human trafficking on a daily basis. As the summer 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro approach, the International Union Superiors General (UISG) organization have launched a new campaign, “Play for Life”.

Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini is one of the 10 athletes forming the Refugee Olympic Team that is participating in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazi

Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini is one of the 10 athletes forming the Refugee Olympic Team that is participating in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August, 2016.

Refugee Olympic Team to be 'symbol of hope' in Rio

06/06/2016 16:44

Ten refugee athletes from Africa and the Middle East are in the Refugee Olympic Team that will compete under the Olympic flag at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August.