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Pele Won't Attend Olympic Opening Ceremony

Soccer great Pele says his poor health will prevent him from participating in the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics.   In a statement on Friday, Pele says "I'm not physically able to attend the opening of the Olympics.''   Friday's opening ceremony will need to fill a void without Brazil's most famous athlete. He had hip surgery several years ago and often walks with the help of a cane.   Pele says in his statement that "only God is more...

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