Rio de Janeiro, July 22: Brazilian police has arrested 12 members on Thursday, suspected for the act of planning terror attacks for the next month's Rio Olympics. They are suspected to be the poorly organized group supporting Islamic State (IS).
Justice Minister Alexandre Moraes said, the group named "absolutely amateur". All the members of the group are Brazilian citizens. They don't know each other, but they were in contact through social messaging apps like whatsapp and Telegram.
Olympic gold medal is awarded only for the winner who comes first in the game and it is highly deserved for achievement in sports. Statistics displays that United States of America holds the highest count of 1073 gold medals.
Cricket to be included in 2024 Olympics if Rome wins host bid
According to a report from ESPN, the Italian Cricket Board President has revealed that cricket will be a part of the 2024 Olympics if Rome gets to host the tournament. As per new rules, host cities will have the opportunity to add five sports to the Games. Other cities vying for host status are Paris, Los Angeles and Budapest, with France also keen to add cricket.