Kenya’s Jemima Sumgong won another title in Brazil this year, setting a record for the St. Silvester road race following her gold in the marathon at the Rio Olympics. Sumgong, who also won the 2016 London
2014 offers an eclectic group of once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and must-see events, ranging from pivotal historical milestones, enticing cultural occasions to seminal sporting events from Winter Olympics in Sochi in Russia, the Marathon de Paris, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in Scotland and the FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro (pictured).
A man has his feet washed on Copacabana beach on July 28, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The famed beach will host various Olympic events including beach volleyball, cycling, open water marathon and triathlon. August 5 marks the one-year mark to the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.