So yeah, it might be harder to get excited for this Olympics than it was for previous ones, but that’s not going to stop us from trying. To help you get in the Olympic spirit, too, we pulled together some of our favorite Olympics-related pictures. Yes, the situation in Rio seems dismal. And yes, there are loads of legitimate criticisms of the IOC. But for many of the hard-working athletes heading to Rio, the next few weeks will serve as the climax after a lifetime of preparation. They deserve to be cheered and celebrated, so let’s try our best to do so.
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