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  1. China's Fosun nears Brazil fund purchase, says source: ReutersRead the original story

    2 min ago | PE Hub

    Fosun International Ltd is in advanced talks to buy Brazilian fund manager Rio Bravo Investimentos Ltda , a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, in what would be the Chinese firm's first investment in Brazil. The source, who requested anonymity because the deal is private, did not elaborate on terms or a timetable for the deal.

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  2. Bach: Rio can solve problems before GamesRead the original story

    28 min ago | Xinhuanet

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said that problems facing the Rio Olympics are not unique to these Games and is confident that Rio will solve all of the problems. Bach arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday morning ahead of the IOC Session and the Olympic Games.

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  3. Brazil hopes rest with JudoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    Brazilian judokas have won 19 Olympic medals, including three gold. They have won a medal in every Olympics since the 1984 Los Angeles Games.

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  4. Fewer Than 100 Zika Cases Will Come From the Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    Zika is frightening because we don't know much about it. Uncertainty spreads fear, particularly when the rare risk is as catastrophic as microcephaly.

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  5. IBM fights Zika virus with big data analyticsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Aurora Era-Banner

    The Zika virus is continuing to plague Brazil and other countries in South America, resulting in severe health concerns and doubts cast over the Rio Olympics. Fighting the virus has been difficult but now IBM is lending a helping hand with its technology.

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  6. Solo Travelers Head to Rio to Enjoy Summer Olympic GamesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Paramus Post

    Traveling can be a fun and exciting experience. However, at times it may be hard to find someone to travel with.

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  7. Rio 2016: 25 Facts You Didn't Know About Rio de JaneiroRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Rio de Janeiro thrills natives and tourists alike, from its incredible beaches to its electrifying nightlife. In just two weeks, Rio will be home to the Olympic Games as well.

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  8. A To Z Of BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The Amazon Basin and its rainforest cover around 40% of South America and a sizeable chunk of it is in Brazil. The river itself has its mouth at the city of Belem, in northern Brazil.

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  9. Rio Can Solve Problems Before Games - IOC PresidentRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    RIO DE JANEIRO, July 28 -- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said that problems facing the Rio Olympics are not unique to these Games and is confident that Rio will solve all of the problems, China's Xinhua news agency reported. Bach arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday morning ahead of the IOC Session and the Olympic Games.

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  10. East Tennesseans look forward to seeing their home country during Olympic Games Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    It's a place of great beauty and even greater people. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games August 5 through the 21 and for over 2 weeks, the world will be watching this city.

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  11. China's Fosun nears Brazil fund purchase, source saysRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Reuters

    Guo Guangchang, Chairman of Fosun International, poses for a picture during an interview with Reuters ahead of a Reuters Newsmaker event in Beijing, China, June 28, 2016. Fosun International Ltd is in advanced talks to buy Brazilian fund manager Rio Bravo Investimentos Ltda, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, in what would be the Chinese firm's first investment in Brazil.

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  12. 'Keep away from children': Rio police recover 93 Olympic-branded...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | National Post

    There's another doping scandal brewing at the Rio Olympics and this time it has nothing to do with Russia. Drug dealers in the city have started peddling cocaine in Olympic packaging, HuffPost Brasil reports.

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  13. Yale study: Olympics unlikely to further Zika spreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SFGate

    This handout picture released by Rio de Janeiro's governor office shows the Olympic flag at the Christ the Redeemer statue - Rio de Janeiro's landmark - at the Corcovado hill on August 19, 2012. A new Yale study finds little chance that the Rio games will lead to a global spread of the Zika virus.

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  14. Foreign Visitors to Spend US$200 Million in Brazil During OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Rio Times

    Foreign visitors coming to Rio de Janeiro to attend the Olympic will add an extra US$200 million in revenues to the country in August, according to the latest data from Brazil's Central Bank. According to the entity, the volume of revenues is significantly lower than that registered during the 2014 World Cup, when foreign visitors spent US$900 million.

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  15. Low Zika risk for travelers to Olympics in Brazil, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Blog

    The Zika virus poses a negligible health threat to the international community during the summer Olympic Games that begin next month in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, according to researchers at Yale School of Public Health . In a worst-case scenario, an estimated 3 to 37 of the thousands of athletes, spectators, media, and vendors traveling to Rio for the Olympics will bring the Zika virus back to their home countries, the researchers concluded.

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  16. Sport24.co.za | Blitzboks board flight bound for RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    The Springbok Sevens rugby squad departed Cape Town on Wednesday morning, keen to join up with the rest of Team South Africa in Brazil as the start of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro looms large. The Blitzboks will be aiming for Olympic glory in Rugby Sevens which will be held at the Deordora Stadium in Rio.

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  17. Brazilian goalkeeper Prass misses practice due to sore elbowRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Teresopolis , July 27 : Brazilian football team's goalkeeper Fernando Prass did not practice with his Olympic team-mates because of soreness in his right elbow. The injury should not keep Prass out of the Summer Olympic Games, which begin on August 5 in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian Soccer Confederation , said on Tuesday, reports Efe.

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  18. Military community to get access to Olympics live streaming this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    AAFES is joining with NBC to provide streaming coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics to the military community worldwide at no cost. When the Summer Olympics kick off in Brazil next month, U.S. servicemembers and their families will for the first time be able to watch most of the action live via streaming video from just about anywhere in the world, Army and Air Force Exchange Service officials said.

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  19. Tough bikers come out for Tough Rides: Brazil on Travel ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bizcommunity

    More than 50 Harley Davidson bikers from the H.O.G. Clearwater Chapter rode in an impressive convoy to Greenstone Shopping Centre earlier this month, to promote and celebrate the launch of Tough Rides: Brazil , a new show premiering on Travel Channel. Lynne Mackenzie & Partners a Mortimer Harvey OmniChannel company, organised the bikers' breakfast run that ended in a scrumptious spread at the Greenstone Mall Bread Basket with top lifestyle media representatives and entertainment from talented Brazilian dancers.

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  20. Australia installs kangaroo at Olympic village in dig at mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Australia's Olympic delegation, which refused to move into its Rio apartments due to a spate of problems, took a dig at the city's mayor by arriving at the complex with a kangaroo in tow. Banners of Australia are displayed at the apartments for the Australian Olympic team during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, on July 24, 2016 After the delegation complained of blocked toilets and leaky pipes over the weekend, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes, who has repeatedly found himself on the defensive over Olympic conditions, quipped that he should perhaps put "a kangaroo in front of their building to make them feel at home."

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