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Delta grounds flights due to systems problems

LONDON — Delta Air Lines has grounded flights scheduled to leave Monday after experiencing unspecified issues with its computer systems globally.

Confirmation of Monday’s troubles came in an official account that responds to customers via Twitter. The airline declined to immediately comment by phone and it was unclear whether all its flights were affected.

Baseball, softball make Tokyo cut

RIO DE JANEIRO—Baseball and softball are returning to the Olympics in 2020, while skateboarding, surfing, karate and sport climbing are joining the games for the first time.

The IOC approved the addition of the sports yesterday for the Tokyo Games, calling it an “innovative” mix of traditional and youth-oriented events that will attract Japanese and global fans.

Visitors to Rio will find all five senses triggered

RIO DE JANEIRO—Right after getting off the plane, sweat beads will start to gather on your forehead.

That’s just Rio de Janeiro’s ever-present humidity saying “hello.”

Look around and you will be enveloped by shades of green—lush tropical forests jammed between buildings of all sizes—and tones of blue along the miles of inviting coastlines.

Olympics offers showcase for new technology

Besides dazzling feats of athleticism, dazzling new technologies will be on display at the Olympics.

About 217 million viewers in the U.S. alone tuned in to the London Olympics four years ago, making it the most watched TV event in history.

The television audience is expected to increase for the Rio Olympics, which formally open Friday.