Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
Arizona Sports 98.7 FM
Streams
LATEST NEWS
Ricardo Ramos, third from left, founder of Rocinha Surf School, gives a surfing class to children on Sao Conrado beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. “The kids often get mycosis, white spots on their skins,” Ramos said about his students who surf without a bodysuit and just wear board shorts. “But there’s nothing we can do about it and they’ve built antivirus. Favela surf has no luxuries.” (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Associated Press | August 14, 2016 9:52 am
At a school in Rio’s slums, kids surf in toxic waters
  • In this Aug. 13, 2015 photo, homes line the banks of an open-air ditch in the Mandela slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mandela is a slum between two sewage-blackened rivers that flow into nearby Guanabara Bay where some Olympic water sports will be held in 2016. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
    Away from Olympics, sewage blights vast swaths of Rio
    Associated Press | September 9, 2015 9:02 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rivulets of waste crisscross the labyrinth of alleyways that serve as 5-year-old Kaike de Oliveira Benjamin’s playground, forming dark, fetid […]

  • In this July 13, 2015 photo, athletes practice rowing on a deck in the Rodrigo de Freitas Lake in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Over 10,000 athletes from 205 countries are expected to compete in next year's Olympics games. Nearly 1,400 of them will be sailing in the waters near Marina da Gloria in Guanabara Bay; swimming off Copacabana Beach; and canoeing and rowing on the brackish waters of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lake. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
    AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio’s filth
    Associated Press | July 29, 2015 11:17 pm

    Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.