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  1. Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival in Brazil hits full strideRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Forget the recession, police strikes and corruption scandals: it's Carnival time in Rio de Janeiro where, for a few days, everyone is partying. Rio de Janeiro's famed Carnival bacchanalia hit full stride on Saturday, as hundreds of thousands roared into the streets for one of the city's oldest and by far its biggest "bloco" street party, the Bola Preta.

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  2. Telstra Olympics ad campaign was 'ambush marketing', court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Telstra engaged in "ambush marketing" by associating itself with the Olympics brand in its 'Go to Rio' advertising campaign without paying for the valuable rights, the Full Federal Court has been told. The Australian Olympic Committee claims the telco misled and deceived consumers by suggesting an official "association with the Olympics brand" in its Rio Olympics-themed advertising campaign.

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  3. Barcelona icon Ronaldinho gets into the Carnival spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Having helped Barcelona push through plans to launch a new academy in southern China this year that will enrol up to 1,000 children at a time, Ronaldinho has certainly earned the right to let his hair down. The club legend has made a strong start in his new position as overseas ambassador, and the Brazilian was deserving of his break from his now customary surroundings among club hierarchy as he returned to his native Brazil.

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  4. Rio's Carnival: a high-stakes samba paradeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | News Tribune

    Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the "sambadrome." For the competitors, getting to the big show is months in the making.

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  5. Thiem wins Rio Open on clay for 8th ATP singles titleRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    Austria's Dominic Thiem returns the ball to Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the semi-finals of the Rio Open tennis tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Austria's Dominic Thiem returns the ball to Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the semi-finals of the Rio Open tennis tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

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  6. Brazil's Carnival revelers channel anger against presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A reveler wears a crown that reads in Portuguese: "Out Temer" during a carnival street party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Merrymakers took to the streets to protest Brazil's President Michel Temer.

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  7. Photo: A reveler holds a sign Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, thatRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    A reveler holds a sign Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, that reads in Portuguese, "Indians want demarcation," during the "Out Temer" carnival street party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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  8. Dominic Thiem, Pablo Carreno Busta reach Rio finalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | UPI

    Second-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria breezed into the final of the Rio Open with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over fifth-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain on Saturday at the Jockey Club Brasiliero in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Joining Thiem in the final of the clay-court event is fourth-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.

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  9. .com | Weekend Wrap: Vaal overflows, Solar eclipse hits SA and Rio carnival off to odd startRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    This weekend it was all about the watershed moments as the Vaal dam reached 100% and a glimpse of the first solar eclipse of the year could be seen over South African skies. If you switched off this weekend here are the travel-related stories you might have missed but need to know about.

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  10. Farah says linking him with 'drug misuse' claims upsettingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    In this Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 file photo, Britain's Mo Farah celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 5000-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Quadruple Olympic champion Mo Farah maintained Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, that he has always competed cleanly and never broken anti-doping rules, countering any association with "allegations of drug misuse."

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  11. For Mikaela Shiffrin, another breakthrough and another massive step toward World Cup overall titleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Denver Post

    United States's Mikaela Shiffrin competes in an alpine ski, women's World Cup combined race, in Crans Montana, Switzerland, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. EagleVail's Mikaela Shiffrin scored another career first on Sunday and took a huge step toward becoming the youngest World Cup overall winner since 2003, winning an alpine combined event in Crans Montana, Switzerland.

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  12. 'I'm a clean athlete' insists Mo FarahRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    This file photo taken on August 21, 2016 shows gold medallist Britain's Mo Farah celebrating near the podium for the Men's 5000m during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 20, 2016. AFP / Eric FEFERBERG London: Britain's four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah on Sunday insisted he was "a clean athlete" after a leaked United States Anti-Doping Agency report suggested that his coach had "almost certainly" broken anti-doping rules.

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  13. Far from Carnival street fests, glitzy Rio Ball for eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Women in elegant, long-flowing dresses saunter on the red carpet while men in tuxedos smile broadly and wave to hundreds of people who have lined up along Rio de Janeiro's Avenida Atlantica to have a look. As the guests walk into the iconic Copacabana Palace Hotel, they are greeted with the rhythms of a Japanese drum ensemble and the sounds of ocean waves just across the street.

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  14. Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival hits full strideRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Aerial view released by the Rio's tourism official organization Riotur of the traditional Favorita street carnival band parading in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Februery 25, 2017. Photo: AFP Rio de Janeiro's famed Carnival bacchanalia hit full stride on Saturday, as hundreds of thousands roared into the streets for one of the city's oldest and by far its biggest "bloco" street party, the Bola Preta.

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  15. TINE and Tetra Pak investigated by Norwegian crime unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | BeverageDaily

    Dairy cooperative TINE SA has contacted the Norwegian authorities after a report in a local newspaper Dagens NA ringsliv claimed to have exposed an improper supplier relationship between TINE and Tetra Pak. The newspaper alleged an employee at TINE was treated to travel, spa visits, gifts, 145 dinners and 246 rounds of drinks over a four-year period from 2011-2015 by a seller at Tetra Pak.

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  16. Sport24.co.za | Thiem, Carreno Busta into clay-court final in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News24

    Rio de Janeiro - Dominic Thiem and Pablo Carreno Busta will face off in the final of the clay-court at the Rio Open. Thiem defeated Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday to advance, and Carreno Busta ruined the night of 18-year-old Norwegian Casper Ruud, 2-6, 7-5, 6-0.

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  17. AP Explains: Rioa s Carnival, a high-stakes samba paradeRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KDWN

    Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the "sambadrome." For the competitors, getting to the big show is months in the making.

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  18. Music highlights changing culture and trends in Trinidad carnivalRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    As the Republic of Guyana winds down Mashramani celebrations, carnival races to its peak in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in another year when the two festivals overlap. Today is Carnival Sunday and the grand traditional Dimanche Gras Show illuminates the stage in the Savannah tonight.

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  19. Vale chief executive ousted as Brazil seeks new bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

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  20. Sun. Feb 26th, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    With LeBron James missing from Quicken Loans Arena, the Cleveland Cavaliers were reminded again just how tough life can be without their star.

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