A worker puts the finishing touches on the Sambodromo archery venue in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of the opening of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
A worker puts the finishing touches on the Sambodromo archery venue in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of the opening of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. JEWEL SAMAD AFP/Getty Images
A worker puts the finishing touches on the Sambodromo archery venue in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of the opening of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. JEWEL SAMAD AFP/Getty Images

In world full of strife, Olympics offer life-affirming respite for all of us

July 18, 2016 06:27 PM