• In this Saturday, April 23, 2016 photo, residents are silhouetted against the facade of a church, the only building illuminated after a 24-hour blackout, in the El Calvario neighborhood of El Hatillo, just outside of Caracas, Venezuela. Energy rationing has been added to the hardships faced by Venezuelans overwhelmed by inflation, shortages of food and medicine and rising crime. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

    Protests as Venezuela embraces 2-day workweek to save power

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan cities cleaned up from a night of looting and fiery protests Wednesday as government offices closed their doors for the rest of the week in the face of a worsening energy crisis that is causing daily blackouts.

  • South Korean Olympic athletes and models present the South Korean Olympic team uniforms for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games at Korean National Training Center in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. South Korea's Olympic committee on Wednesday unveiled long-sleeved shirts and pants it says will help protect the country's Olympic athletes from the mosquito-borne Zika virus at this year's games in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    South Korea reveals long-sleeved athlete clothing for Rio

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Olympic committee on Wednesday unveiled Zika-proof uniforms complete with mosquito repellent it says will help protect athletes from the virus at this year’s games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • This April 11, 2016 photo shows Carioca Arena 1 behind palm trees inside Rio 2016 Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The arena will host Olympic basketball matches. Problems still hang over South America's first games. Brazil President Dilma Rousseff is being impeached and is likely to be suspended when the games open Aug. 5, partly fallout from Brazil's worst recession in decades, 10-percent unemployment, and a $3 billion Petrobras corruption scandal. Away from politics, the Zika virus threatens athletes and tourists. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Best and worst of times: Rio Olympic countdown hits 100 days

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two years ago, the Australian IOC member John Coates called the preparations for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics “the worst” in recent memory.

  • Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein, 27, center, freestyle swimmer, basketball player and former judo wrestler receives the Olympic flame from the head of Greece's Olympic Committee, Spyros Capralos, at the Elaionas camp that is home to about 1,500 refugees and other migrants, in Athens on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The flame arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will be relayed across the vast country by about 12,000 torchbearers before the Aug. 5 opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

    Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — If they had a home, refugees would belong to the world’s 24th most populous nation, just behind Italy. On Tuesday, there were honored as members of the Olympic family.

  • In this Thursday, April 21, 2016 photo, bodies recovered by rescue workers lay on the sand as sunbathers walk past after a bike lane collapsed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A new elevated bike path that was heralded as a top legacy project of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics collapsed Thursday, killing at least two people. The accident on the Tim Maia bike path was the latest in a series of problems besetting preparations for the Aug. 5-21 games, which include worries about an outbreak of the Zika virus, political turmoil that threatens to topple President Dilma Rousseff, underwhelming ticket sales and budget cuts amid Brazil's worst recession in decades. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Rio mayor: Collapsed bike lane to be rebuilt by Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has pledged to rebuild in time for the Aug. 5-21 Olympics a brand new bike lane that killed two people when it collapsed last week.

  • Spain's Rafael Nadal returns a ball to Japan’s Kei Nishikori during the Barcelona Open tennis tournament final in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, April 24, 2016. Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-4 and 7-5, in the final. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village

    MADRID (AP) — Extra security measures may be needed to protect some athletes staying outside of the Olympic Village during the Rio de Janeiro Games, one of Brazil’s top security officials said Monday.

  • Players of Japan's Sunwolves celebrate their win over Argentina's Jaguares during their Super Rugby match in Tokyo, Saturday, April 23, 2016. The Sunwolves broke through for its first-ever win in the tournament, beating Jaguares 36-28. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    Sunwolves rebound with 1st win in Super Rugby

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Super Rugby snapped out of its mid-season torpor Saturday with a thrilling match between the first-placed Chiefs and third-placed Hurricanes that showcased the quality of the New Zealand conference.