Olympic hoodoo still haunts hosts Brazil

Brazilian Olympic football team players Neymar (C), Marquinhos (R) and Gabriel take part in a training session ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Granja Comary sport complex in Teresopolis, about 90 km from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 22, 2016 . / AFP / VANDERLEI ALMEIDA

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 26, 2016, on page 14.




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