Olympics opening ceremony - updates

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Olympic joy dampened by boos for Brazil's president

Aug 06, 2016 - 3:33 PM

It took fireworks to drown out the boos for Brazil s unpopular interim president Michel Temer as locals protest economic issues which plague the country

OPENING NUMBER. People celebrate during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Duterte to Filipino Olympic athletes: 'Give 100%'

Aug 06, 2016 - 3:31 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte wishes them the best in everything Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says

RIO OLYMPICS. Fireworks go off at the end of the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 5, 2016. Photo by Barbara Walton/EPA

Why Alora took over as PH flag bearer for Lariba during Rio opening

Aug 06, 2016 - 12:03 PM

Table tennis player Ian Lariba receives an assist from her Philippines teammate Kirstie Alora at the Parade of Nations

WATCH: Marathon runner Cordeiro lights Olympic cauldron

Aug 06, 2016 - 11:36 AM

Let the Games begin

LET THE GAMES BEGIN. Brazil's Vanderlei Cordeiro, who won bronze at the 2004 Olympics, lights the Olympic cauldron. Photo by Sergei Ilnitski/EPA

WATCH: Philippines at the Rio Olympics opening ceremony

Aug 06, 2016 - 8:59 AM

The Philippines is the 75th country to walk at the Rio 2016 Parade of Nations led by flag bearer Ian Lariba

PARADE OF NATIONS. Taekwondo competitor Kirstie Alora carries the flag for the Philippines, taking over for table tennis player Ian Lariba. Photo by Sergey Ilnitsky/EPA

IN PHOTOS: Fireworks, lights and Gisele at the Olympics opening ceremony

Aug 06, 2016 - 8:16 AM

A message of tolerance and respect is the theme of the Rio 2016 opening

Gisele Bundchen to participate in Rio opening ceremony

Jul 13, 2016 - 10:18 AM

Gisele is set to host the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio

epa04706486 Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen presents a creation by fashion brand Colcci during the Sao Paulo Fashion Week Summer 2016 at the Candido Portinari Park, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 15 April 2015. Buendchen, 34, announced her retirement from the runway after the Sao Paulo Fashion Week. EPA/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

Olympics: A Britain not too cool to be proud

Jul 29, 2012 - 12:17 PM

Here was the Britain I had come to know in the 24 years I’ve lived here Buttoned up but with an unexpected funny bone and behind the famous upper lip emotions that run deep and strong

Filipino performer recounts opening ceremonies

Jul 29, 2012 - 10:49 AM

Filipino Patricia Olabre was one of 15 000 chosen to perform for the Olympics opening ceremonies She shares her experience with Rappler

OLYMPIC BLOG: Filipino performer recounts opening ceremonies

Jul 29, 2012 - 10:14 AM

Filipino Patricia Olabre was one of 15 000 chosen to perform for the Olympics opening ceremonies She shares her experience with Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: #London2012 Opening Ceremony

Jul 28, 2012 - 8:10 AM

Live blog of the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXX Olympiad the 2012 Summer Games in London United Kingdom

Flame makes dramatic arrival in London

Jul 21, 2012 - 12:35 AM

The Olympic flame makes a dramatic arrival in London before the opening ceremony in one week s time