Tag Archive: Cruising to victory? US basketball teams shun Rio Olympic Village in favor of luxury liner


on August 3, 2016 in World News

Cruising to victory? US basketball teams shun Rio Olympic Village in favor of luxury liner

The US Olympic basketball teams will enjoy luxury accommodation on a cruise liner during their time in Rio, as concerns continue over the state of the athletes’ village. Some of the 196 cabins on board the Silver Cloud have been reserved for the US delegation at the Olympics, and the general directorate of the Maua port terminal has confirmed the men’s and women’s basketball teams will take up some of that allocation. Security is high in the area, with a bulletproof fence surrounding the ship and around 250 police officers guarding those on board. While the US basketball stars...

The US Olympic basketball teams will enjoy luxury accommodation on a cruise liner during their time in Rio, as concerns continue over the state of the athletes’ village. Some of the 196 cabins on board the Silver Cloud have...

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