The Olympic Games are under way in Rio with athletes from around the world competing in the biggest sports competition.
It is without a doubt the biggest sporting event in the world, a competition unlike any other where dreams are made or broken in an instant.
This year the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro is hosting the summer Olympic Games.
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A first for South America. There are more than 10,000 athletes competing in 306 different events, including a team entirely made up of refugees.
And their fans from the world will be watching and cheering.
But despite Brazil’s colourful and carnival-like atmosphere, there have been controversies.
Are the Games worth all the trouble?
Presenter: Richelle Carey
Andrew Zimbalist – Author of ‘Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup’
Bryan Clift – Lecturer in the Department of Health at the University of Bath
Jeff Ruffolo – Director of Ruffolo Communications and author of the book ‘Inside the Beijing Olympics’