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sending a message of hope to all the many millions of refugees around the globe. you had to flee from your homes because of violence, hunger or just because you were different. now, with your greatest talent and human spirit, you are making in this olympic world, we do not just tolerate diversity. in this olympic world, we welcome you as an enrichment to our unity in diversity.
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there are millions of people around the world who contribute in different ways to make our world a better place through sport. to honor such outstanding personalities who put sport at the service of humanity, the international olympic committee has created a unique which we award for the first time now. ladies and gentlemen, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the fields of education, culture, development, and peace through sport, in the true olympic spirit, the olympic
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olympic philanthropist. i am an olympian gold medalis it is a home of athletes. when i was young, 8 years old, i used to run all way from my home to school. so i was really training without knowing.
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my dad is the only one who would take care of me. so after my running, what i did, i started the children home with my wife. taking care of orphan kids to give them shelter and education. having a started a school. high school. and also the training center. and through sports, we can produce peaceful life in this world. ?? ?? >> hello. good afternoon. >> education is a weapon.
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destruction, instead it can create peace. ?? ?? we came into the world with nothing, we will leave this world with nothing. all we need is peace, love and unity. ?? ?? >> ladies and gentlemen, kip
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[ applause ] ?? ?? [ cheers and applause ] ?? ??
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>> now, let us celebrate altogether. olympic games, a la brazil. [ speaking portuguese ]
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the fireworks lighting the night sky. the opening ceremony now, more formal protocol section. we are waiting for the arrival of the olympic flag, the olympic flame. >> lighting of the caldron. >> ladies and gentlemen, the olympic flag. always a beautiful moment at any olympic opening ceremony. eight prominent people from the host country having a chance to carry the olympic flag into the
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this is emanuel rego, beach volleyball, three medals including gold. in five straight olympics starting in 1996. rosa celia pimentel. doctor and offering no cost treatment for kids with health disease. >> sandra pires. beach volleyball player. won gold in olympic beach volleyball competition in 1996. also won the bronze medal in 2000. sandra pires.
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five medals. golds in 1996. and in 2004. joaquim cruz, next, track star. won 800 meter gold in l.a. 800 meter silver in seoul. the brazil flagbearer in the 1996 atlanta games. soccer. pele once called her "pele with a skirt." player of the year. an olympic silver medalist. all time leading scorer in
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ellen gracie northeilles. first woman that went to the brazil supreme court. first female president of the brazil's supreme court. that rousing round of applause is for the basketball player, all-time leading scorer in olympic basketball history. let's listen. oscar schmidt. he was inducted into the basketball hall of fame in 2013. ladies and gentlemen, please
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?? ?? ?? ?? ? olympic flag immortal spirit ??
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?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? >> local choir singing the olympic anthem. we are back with a samba party
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back in rio, who is ready for a party? >> i am. >> i am.
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carnival here, you are about to get a very good sample of what the energy is like. ?? ?? [ speaking portuguese ] >> this is a rio-born percussionist, 80 years old. >> dejuan lucas, dancing samba since he could walk, he was "born in samba" the expression that brazilians use.
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?? ?? >> all of these people you see marching in, samba dancing, they're from samba school. meredith is busy googling where she can buy the outfit. they actually compete every carnival. but tonight they're not they're just having a good time. i love the costumes. ?? ?? >> this is anitta, 23-year-old
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?? ?? ?? ?? >> like people that are bold enough to give it a go. ?? ?? >> we have to tell you a couple nights ago, meredith told hoda and me she actually went to youtube and looked up samba videos so she could learn the samba. to be honest, nothing she showed us resembles what is going on on the floor right now. >> that is so unfair. i just couldn't go as fast as
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besides, it is all in the way you think about it. all in the mind. in my mind i am just doing really well. >> anitta, caetano veloso, and gilberto gil, with the samba here in rio. >> ladies and gentlemen, the olympic flame. here comes the olympic flame now into this stadium. after a relay that has lasted for a very long time.
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people. visited 500 towns. all state capitals of brazil. 12,000 torch bearers have brought it to this final point. the man carrying the torch, gustavo kuerten, tennis star, three time french open champ, ranked number one. he is entering the stadium right now. >> the olympic flame is being
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gustavo kuerten, two time champion, former number one in the world. gustavo kuerten! [ cheers and applause ] >> now, he passes the torch to one of the greatest female brazilian basketball players of
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?? ?? and she hands the flame to this man, vanderlei de lima marathoner, 46-year-old. remember athens in 2004, he was leading the olympic marathon when a spectator attacked him. he went from first to third. he received an incredible sportsmanship award. but tonight, he gets something better. tonight, he gets to light the olympic caldron in his home
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[ cheers and applause ] ??
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?? ?? ?? ?? >> there must be 20,000 portable phone cameras capturing this
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seen in the past, reflected beautifully in the mirrored chandelier almost behind it. ?? ??
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so the caldron has been lit. the first full day of competition tomorrow. want to tell you to stay tuned for the emmy nominated tonight show with jimmy fall on, jerry seinfeld, seth rogan. for meredith vieira and hoda kotb, i'm matt lauer. we have had a blast in rio, the games are under way after an opening ceremony to remember. good night, everybody.
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>> on this opening night of the olympics we march-a-thon run here, 50 years at cesar's party, we will take you to the party that is still going on and take a look and how it has managed to outlast so many competitors. >> he is hurt during a snoop dog concert. >> and also social security, we are talking about those things you post on-line that crooks can
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>> news 3 starts right now. >> while you were watching the big party in rio tonight, another big celebration was happening right here at home on the las vegas strip. thanks for staying up late, i am jim snyder. >> i am schnarr rhea mortera, the fire works lit the valley sky just a couple of hour ago as cesar's palace celebrated its 50th anniversary, the star-studded celebration is our top story tonight. >> kelsey has been there for all of it. and kelsey, they are marking an amazing half century in style. >> reporter: jim, they are. first of all, i want to say how gorgeous is this view behind my. no one is at the spool any more, the party just ended. they are cleaning up. we are out here tonight. and what a night it was, champagne, fireworks and, really,, only a party las vegas could throw.
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in the world and especially here on the strip. tonight his children were here to look back at the last five decades. as the fireworks show lights up the las vegas strip for a milestone birthday bash spool side with celebrity chefs gordon ramsey. >> ladies and gentlemen, that is all mine. >> it always feels like coming home. >> this is the place i ran around as a kid. >> it is fantastic. it is one of the business nights of our lives. >> reporter: meet the zabo siblings, their dad jay sarno founded the iconic resort in the 60s, his legacy is everywhere at cesar's. >> he wanted to end it -- he had this concept of deep fantasy cleaning. >> reporter: a hotel y every one would be treated like royalty. >> his vision was to create a palace where every man felt like cesars, right now i see somebody in bermuda shorts looking at a mosaic, where else are you going
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>> reporter: over the last 50 years cesar's has been home to one of the city's most iconic events. it is where muhammad ali lost his last fight and daredevil evel knievel took his fame must fall. in a city where other strip properties have been torn down, jay sarno's legacy survives and as it continues to evolve itself. >> it has continued to yes little like cesar's of 1966 and that is why it is still here, because if it did it would have long ago turned into a pile of rubble. >> reporter: and the president of cesar's on stage tonight, promising the best is yet to come. and by the way, this party, of course, continues tomorrow. there will be a red carpet event. plenty more stars. tony bennett, donnie and marie osshort-handed, a bunch of people out here at cesar's for the weekend.
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tonight, kelsey thomas, news three. >> that long successful history really does speak for it self. kelsey, thank you. a metro officer came under fire today trying to stop an armed robber, who rammed his patrol car. >> he stuck his hand and arm out the window and he shot two rounds one of them struck my car. >> you are not injured. >> no injuries on the. >> that was the officer on the radio right after it happened cameras caught the whole thing. it started there. officers say he was threatening two store clerks with a gun demanding money. a short time later officers spotted his victim and started chasing him. they say that is when he pulled out his gun and fireed at him, hitting the patrol car, but not theed officer. >> the vehicle was struck. the officer was lucky that he wasn't struck also. but it just shows the sacrifice that officers make every day.
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victim. >> meghan: then ran inside the win n resort. when hotel security spoted him, officers took him into custody without any further trouble. is your social media secure? are you sure? we are not just talking about your privacy settings. >> we are talking about who can actually get into your facebook page. new tonight news 3's john treanor found out first hand just how quick a hacker can. >> reporter: we all log to follow, seeing something to a friends we have not seen in years, but did you evered actually think who could be looking for you and all that. of course there are privacy locations and even have twitter read your recent website visits that one is automatic by the way, it is the same on facebook, want to be secure, just set your

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