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  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, dressed as Super Mario, holds a red ball during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016.

    Japan is eager to build its cultural brand overseas in a nod to the years when Nintendo and Sony were cutting-edge brands in consumer electronics.

  • Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost all four of his major sponsors on Monday, including Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren Corp, following his apology for an "exaggerated" story about being robbed at gunpoint at the Rio Games. The U.S. Olympic Committee issued an apology on Thursday, and Lochte, a 12- time Olympic medalist, made his own apology on Saturday in an interview with...

  • Ryan Lochte of the United States stands behind the starting block prior to swimming.

    Speedo said it "cannot condone behavior that is counter to the values this brand has long stood for."

  • Aug 22- Swimwear maker Speedo USA said on Monday it had decided to end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte, two days after the U.S. Olympic gold medalist swimmer admitted to exaggerating his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro. Speedo USA said it would donate $50,000 of Lochte's fee to Save The Children, a global charity partner of Speedo USA's parent...

  • Aug 22- Swimwear maker Speedo USA said on Monday it had decided to end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte, becoming the first company to officially terminate its endorsement of the U.S. swimmer. Speedo USA said it would donate $50,000 of Lochte's fee to Save The Children, a global charity partner of Speedo USA's parent company. "The current situation in Brazil...

  • NEW YORK— Speedo is the first major company to drop its sponsorship of swimmer Ryan Lochte. The swimsuit maker owned by PVH in New York says that it doesn't condone behavior that is counter to its values. Speedo says it is donating $50,000 from Lochte's sponsorship fee to the global charity Save the Children for children in Brazil.

  • Brazil key area for Nickel growth: Analyst

    Jeremy Martin, CEO at Horizonte Minerals, explains the importance of nickel and the crucial role Brazil plays in the metal's global supply.

  • Ryan Lochte

    U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte admitted on Brazil TV Saturday that he had exaggerated his tale of being robbed at gunpoint, but insisted he did not lie.

  • German paralympic long jumper Markus Rehm competes in the IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final during the Anniversary Games athletics meeting on July 23, 2016.

    The Paralympics' deep budget cuts mean a venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be reduced, organizers said.

  • It worked for Donald Trump and his father. And it worked for Donald Trump and his children. Long before Donald Trump was a presidential candidate, New York real estate mogul and reality TV star, he was Fred Trump's kid, sitting at his dad's knee playing with blocks as his father developed homes and postwar apartment buildings in Brooklyn and Queens.

  • Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning the Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a third successive Games on Friday.

  • Life after the Olympics

    Nancy Altobello, EY global vice chair, and Grace Luczak, Team USA Rowing, discuss the benefits of a new program aimed at helping female athletes from around the world to compete in the workplace.

  • Usain Bolt

    Here are five things you may have missed Thursday at the Rio Olympics.

  • Jimmy Feigen

    One of the U.S. Olympic swimmers caught up in Ryan Lochte's fabricated tale of robbery reached a deal with authorities, reports NBC News.

  • Ryan Lochte

    Falsifying a police report in Brazil is punishable by up to 6 months in prison. But, Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte wouldn’t likely face any jail time if it turns out he’s lying about being robbed at gunpoint, says legal analyst Dan Eaton.

  • Rio police provide details on incident with US swimmers

    The Rio police provide details on the robbery incident of Ryan Lochte and other U.S. swimmers. CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports.

  • Security video shows US swimmers at gas station

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports the latest of the alleged gunpoint robbery of Ryan Lochte and three other U.S. swimmers in Rio.

  • U.S Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger leave the police headquarters at International departures of Rio de Janiero's Galeo International airport on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

    Federal police in Brazil stopped U.S. Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger from boarding a flight to the U.S. on Wednesday. NBCNews reports.

  • Christ the Redeemer during sunrise in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2, 2016.

    Confidence in Brazil's economy is returning, with bond and stock markets starting to climb, heralding a turnaround for the country.