Pardon crosses the line with a 2:17:48, finishes 41st

On a raining Sunday morning in Rio de Janeiro, Augusta University alumnus and volunteer assistant coach Pardon Ndhlovu ran a 2:17:48 to finish 41st at the 2016 men’s Olympic marathon. Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge won the gold with a time of 2:08:44...

Pardon in Rio

Pardon describes Rio race preparation

Pardon Ndhlovu, Olympian and Augusta University alumnus, talks about race preparations ahead of Sunday’s Olympic marathon. For the latest from Rio and for great Olympic-related content provided...

Pardon talks about meeting other Olympians

Augusta University alumnus Pardon Ndhlovu gives us the inside story on who he’s met, who he’d like to meet and how he got that photo with the U.S. women’s gymnastics team. For the...

Dateline: Rio

Inside Gardenia Azul

  Today we spent several hours in a community in Rio that is similar to Rocinha, Gardenia Azul. Arthur and I were there to interview a family and were permitted to get footage of the community...

Direct from Rio: Arthur

“Saudade” is what is left

The 2016 Rio Games just ended, but Brazil is already feeling “saudade.” Celebrated during the closing ceremony...

Direct from Rio: Brennan

My Olympics

I’ve always loved the Olympics. I vaguely remember going to the 1996 Atlanta Games as a child. I remember the excitement I felt...

Photos from Rio

Pardon at the finish

When Augusta University alumnus and volunteer coach Pardon Ndhlovu crossed the finish line at the men’s Olympic marathon, Arthur...

Expanding the Story

Samba and bossa nova: Exploring the sounds of Brazil

Dr. Rob Foster, professor of music and director of the Augusta University Jazz Ensemble, discusses two of Brazil’s most popular exports: the samba and the bossa nova. For the latest from Rio...

Life in the favelas: An expert provides insight

Dr. Heather Abdelnur, associate professor of history, explains what life is really like for the hundreds of thousands of people living in Rio’s mountaintop favelas. For the latest from Rio and...