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  1. Olympic wrestlers beware, Sudan's fighting giants are comingRead the original story

    21 hrs ago |

    The walls are lined with spectators as the sun hangs low in the sky. It is 5.30pm on a Friday at the wrestling arena in Hajj Yousif, Khartoum, Sudan and the air is thick with anticipation as two wrestlers circle one another at the center of the sand-filled ring - bowed forward, with their eyes locked and foreheads just millimeters from touching.


  2. Sudan's Nuba wrestlers shoot for Olympic gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CNN

    Wrestling is very popular in parts of Sudan. Far more than just a game, it is a display of gallantry and valor, steeped in heritage.


  3. Last MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    Here my last photo of our trip to Curitiba. It was really nice this travel we enjoyed it a lot.


  4. The word "overachiever" isn't a fair way to describe this year's D...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Grower Talks

    If life were a shopping mall, Renato Zardo wouldn't be considered a window shopper. He has a clear vision of what he wants, so he would go directly to that specific store, march straight to the item, pay for it and leave.


  5. The Latest: Jamaica advances fastest in both 4 100 relaysRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | KDWN

    The Jamaican teams advanced fastest in both men's and women's 4 100-meter relay heats at the world championships on Saturday. Usain Bolt, who won the 100-200 sprint double, didn't run in the Jamaican team that won the second heat in 37.41 seconds.


  6. The Latest: For Richards-Ross, a bitter, bittersweeta returnRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | KDWN

    The 2012 Olympic champion at 400 meters failed to qualify for her signature event and came to China this year as part of the 4 400 relay team. She has been hanging at the team hotel for two weeks, waiting to race.


  7. GOL begins Suriname flight with record low fareRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.


  8. Foreign Exchange Rate in Brazil Faces High VolatilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Rio Times

    The U.S. dollar depreciated slightly on Wednesday in Brazil, after two days of extreme volatility due to the economic turmoil caused by the instability of major stock markets around the world. The foreign exchange rate in Brazil closed on Wednesday at R$3.601/US$ after registering on Tuesday the lowest value intwelve years, of R$3.6084/US$.


  9. Blidworth dad to cross the Atlantic in the Clipper Round The World Yacht RaceRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Mansfield Chad

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. It will be life on the ocean wave for a month for a Blidworth dad who is taking part in a round the world challenge of a lifetime.


  10. Mar del Plata, Argentina is rich in gay lifeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Xtra!

    Buenos Aires , the capital of Argentina, has long been a gay vacation spot. It became popular among gays around the world first for its 2003 same-sex civil unions law and was further made so by the 2010 passing of the country's same-sex marriage act.


  11. B-to-B Marketers Explore New Horizons with Virtual RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Advertising Age

    Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including While virtual reality has been used primarily for consumer applications such as video games and movies, some business-to-business marketers are beginning to test the waters with VR in industries including manufacturing, architecture, construction and hospitals.


  12. Barcode Quartet Performs Live in Rio de Janeiro August 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Rio Times

    Quintavant / QTV and Audio Rebel with present a live performance by European improvisational group, Barcode Quartet in Botafogo on Saturday, August 29th. The ensemble, which consists of British violinist Alison Blunt and three Austrian musicians, pianist Elisabeth Harnik, vocalist and electronic musician Annette Giesriegl, and percussionist / media artist Josef Klammer, is known for their radical live improvisations and will perform in Rio as part of their Summer Brazilian Tour.


  13. Blood and Bows Extra! Extra!: DFW InterviewRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | BloodyElbow

    Disclaimer: this isn't a real interview. This is a fictional parody, and the names and likenesses of real people are used for the purposes of satire.


  14. Brazil's Fasano Comes to Miami BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Wall Street Journal

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  15. Rio de Janeiro City Council Votes to Ban UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Re/code

    Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday became the latest city to move against Uber as its city council voted to ban unregulated ride-hailing services. The decision still needs to be approved and signed by the Mayor Eduardo Paes within the next 15 days to become law.


  16. Petrobras Among Brazil Borrowers Most at Risk as Real SinksRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Washington Post

    For Petrobras, the electric utility known as Eletrobras, airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA and mall operator General Shopping Brasil SA, every 10 percent depreciation in the real boosts the companies' debt-to-earnings ratio by a factor of one, according to Fitch Ratings. The companies, with a combined $60.1 billion of overseas bonds outstanding, are vulnerable to a falling real because they have high levels of foreign-currency debt while most of their sales are in the local tender, said Joe Bormann, a managing director for Latin America corporate finance at Fitch.


  17. Rock in Rio Boosts Holiday Rentals and Hotel Bookings in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Rio Times

    Rock in Rio music festival, which will hold its sixth edition in Brazil in Barra de Tijuca from September 18th-27th, is causing a surge of interest in short-term rental properties, according to online travel company Trip Advisor. Searches on the site for the week of Rock in Rio are double the number than for the weeks before the event.


  18. Press Releases: IIP Coordinator Macon Phillips Travel to BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | State Department

    Bureau of International Information Programs Coordinator Macon Phillips will travel to Brazil August 23-29, where he will visit Sao Paulo, Brasilia, and Rio de Janeiro to discuss collaboration on environmental sustainability issues, learn more about Brazil's growing eGovernance initiatives, and explore opportunities for expanded bilateral cooperation efforts. During his visit to Sao Paulo August 24-25, Coordinator Phillips will meet with non-governmental organizations and social media influencers to learn about Brazil's technology and communications sectors and explore areas of cooperation in confronting environmental challenges.


  19. New Novela Aims to Portray Life in Rio's Favelas "Realistically"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Rio Times

    "A Regra do Jogo" , the hotly-anticipated novela scheduled to premiere on the Globo network on August 31st at 9PM, uses reality show filming techniques and carefully crafted, extensive and intricate set design in an attempt to "realistically" portray life in the fictional favela of Morro da Macaca. Written by JoA o Emanuel Carneiro, the author of the highly-acclaimed and hugely popular novela " Avenida Brasil ," "A Regra do Jogo" is also a suspense serial but instead of focusing on the theme of revenge, Carneiro's newest work will reportedly explore the difference between right and wrong and between acceptable and unacceptable behavior in modern society.


  20. Singapore sailors bet on Olympic qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 |

    Singapore national sailors Denise Lim and Justin Liu are attempting to claim a spot at the Rio Olympics on the Nacra 17- class boat. SINGAPORE: They first hit it off as young sailors training with the national optimist team, and the relationship blossomed because of their mutual passion for the sport.