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  1. Malaysian weightlifter to feature in Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Star Online

    The national team have secured qualification for the Rio de Janeiro Games at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The men's squad notched one of the seven places on offer for countries who had yet to qualify through the overall team ranking.

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  2. Jose Gonzalez Live in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, May 6thRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Rio Times

    Known for his solo classical guitar playing; soft vocals; and intimate acoustic covers of works by Massive Attack, The Knife, Kylie Minogue, and Bruce Springsteen, among others, Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist JosA GonzA lez will play live in Lapa's Circo Voador on Friday, May 6th. Additionally, former Bombay Bicycle Club vocalist, English singer-songwriter and musician Lucy Rose will perform to open the night.

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  3. Rio de Janeiro Police Adopt Social Media to Help Combat CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Rio Times

    ... 500 times with over forty incidents reported. In 2013 it was reported that the military police in Rio de Janeiro are Brazil's most corrupt police force , according to the National Victimization Survey, commissioned by the Ministry of Justice and the ...

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  4. From Sudan To Edmonton to pro basketball in the Big AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    After 2 years at Florida State, Edmontonian Adut Bulgak is ready to play in the WNBA. After being drafted in the first round, Adut Bulgak is expected to play in her first WNBA game Sunday for the New York Liberty.

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  5. Minor Girl Allegedly Raped in UPRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Outlook

    In a first, the Indian Olympic Association recently named Bollywood's Bhaijan, Salman Khan, as the goodwill ambassador for the Indian contingent at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016. Although personalities like Mary Kom, Hema Malini and Abhinav Bindra have come out in support of the decision, IOA is facing criticism from all quarters for pulling a celebrity card and leaving the sports fraternity beleaguered.

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  6. Shally (front) anchored the quartet to win the gold medal at the SIngapore Open on Saturday.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian women's 4x100m relay team produced a splendid run to break the six-year-old national record on the way to winning the gold medal at the Singapore Open Athletics Championships. The quartet of S. Komalam Shally, Siti Fatimah Mohd, Nurul Faizal Azma Mazlan and Zaidatul Husniah Zulkifli clocked a season best 45.32 seconds to finish ahead of two Thai teams at the National Stadium on Saturday.

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  7. New inexpensive technology can effectively sterilise medical implantsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    International researchers led by the University of Bath have demonstrated a cheap, effective and environmentally-friendly way to sterilise medical implants without changing their properties, in contrast to some techniques. This inexpensive technology could save time and money while effectively sterilising medical implants, does not require extensive training and produces no waste products Scientists from the University of Bath's Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology and Centre for Regenerative Medicine and from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, showed that ozone gas, obtained by passing electricity through oxygen, effectively sterilises one of the most common types of polymer used in medical implants.

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  8. Manchester United believed to have made an offer for Palmeiras youngster Gabriel JesusRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sambafoot

    Coveted by some of the top clubs in Europe, Gabriel Jesus is expected to leave Palmeiras after the Olympics this year. Behind the scenes, agents are already trying to sell him and says that they have big proposals from clubs like Atltico Madrid and Manchester United.

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  9. Internacional goalkeeper Alisson to present himself at new club AS Roma on July 1Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sambafoot

    So, if lisson is called up to the final 23-man Brazil squad to take part in June's Copa Amrica Centenrio, he can say goodbye at the end of the Campeonato Gacho. Internacional are in the final of the Campeonato Gacho, and the games against Juventude will be played in the next two Sundays.

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  10. Ap Photos: a selection of pictures from the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... 26, 2016. A model wears a creation from the Isabela Capeto collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the ...

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  11. Gymnast Kato, judoka Nomura included on top 100 all-time Olympians listRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Distinguished journalist Joe Posnanski, a columnist for the NBC SportsWorld website, recently compiled a list of top 100 all-time Olympians. He begins with these words: "Can you definitely rank over a century's worth of Olympians from a wide array of sports and disciplines? No, but let's try anyway."

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  12. Brazil: Behind the Dilma Rousseff impeachment storyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    What is driving the story in Brazil, corruption or the media? Plus, how messaging apps are reshaping how news is shared. Audiences around the world have seen the images from the Brazilian streets - millions of demonstrators, for and against the president, in dozens of cities, in the biggest political protests in the country's history.

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  13. Exclusive Game-Showcasing Deals - Snapchat and BuzzFeed Will Be Able...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine

    In an unprecedented deal, social media app Snapchat reached an agreement with American broadcaster NBC to show the Olympics. Highlights of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games taking place this August will be showcased on the smartphone app, marking the first time in history that the United States will be sharing footage of the renowned sporting event.

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  14. Vargas gets temporary license; Salido fight still onRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ESPN

    The California State Athletic Commission said Friday that it would issue junior lightweight world titleholder Francisco Vargas a temporary boxing license even though he tested positive for trace amounts of the banned steroid clenbuterol during a random test leading up to his first defense against Orlando Salido. Vargas and Salido, a former titlist, are scheduled to fight June 4 in an HBO-televised main event at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

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  15. The two flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    Dedicated to all of my Brazilian friends. In the beginging of the ceremony,the two flags parade in front of 30.000 people of Panathenaic stadium.The Olymbic flame will handed to the representative of Brazil to travel to Brazil and to mark the beginning of the 31th Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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  16. Marisa...or Bust*Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    In the midst of the recent controversy surrounding the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation and the withdrawal of local gymnast Thema Williams, the international governing body for the sport FIG, confirmed yesterday that Marisa Dick cannot be replaced by Williams to compete at the Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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  17. Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... over two weeks ago: Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults . Excerpt: Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new brain disorder associated with Zika infections in adults: an autoimmune syndrome called acute disseminated ...

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  18. Brazilian study links Zika virus to more neurological disordersRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... permanent damage. Common symptoms include rapid onset fever, weakness and loss of vision, and in extreme cases, coma. Brazil has reported 31,616 confirmed cases of Zika and over 90,000 suspected cases, with three deaths caused by the disease. On ...

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  19. Nogueira believes 'boxing is the way' to defeat Patrick Cummins at UFC 198Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    ... ny Johnson ) when he takes Patrick Cummins in the Fight Pass preliminary portion of UFC 198 , on May 14, in Curitiba, Brazil.

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  20. Pan American Championship begins in Cuba with points for Rio 2016 up for grabsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The Pan American Judo Championship began on Friday in Havana's Sports City's coliseum, where more than 200 competitors from 25 countries will participate in the hope of winning points towards the Olympic Games in Brazil. According to the Cuban Judo Federation, the competitors are seeking to qualify for the event scheduled to take place from August 5 to 21 in Rio de Janeiro.

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