Brazil Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Injury anxieties grow but Bolt says "sport needs me to win"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    "I know the sport needs me to win - and come out on top," Bolt asserts, assessing the damage caused by the Russian doping scandal that has divided sports leaders. As for his pursuit of a treble Olympic treble next month, Bolt adamantly responds: "I'm not going to lose one of the golds, for sure."

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  2. Brazil agency to say Rio Olympics will bring no environmental gains -sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Reuters

    Brazil's top government finance and spending regulator is expected to report in the coming months that Rio de Janeiro will receive almost none of the environmental benefits promised by organizers of the 2016 Olympic Games, officials working on the report told Reuters. The report is being prepared by Brazil's Federal Audit Court , a body responsible for auditing federal government spending that reports to Brazil's Congress.

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  3. After Tour win, Froome targets Olympics, VueltaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Velonews

    Three-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will attempt to become the first rider to achieve a Tour and Vuelta a Espana double, his Sky team said Tuesday. The 31-year-old Briton, who cruised to the 2016 Tour de France crown in Paris on Sunday, broke a bone in his foot in last year's Vuelta attempting to pull off the feat.

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  4. Russian Olympic canoe champ gets Rio banRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Olympic champion Alexander Dyachenko and four other Russian canoeists have been barred from competing at the Rio de Janeiro Games after being named in the recent WADA report alleging a state-sponsored doping cover-up. The International Canoe Federation said on Tuesday the five were mentioned in World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren's report last week, which specifically detailed how Russian state officials allegedly intervened to cover up hundreds of failed drug tests.

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  5. The Latest: WADA warns about level of insufficient testingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    FILE In this Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 file photo Winners Nikolay Lipkin, center, and Andrey Kraitor of Russia celebrate after they won the C1 relay men 200m final of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships 2014 in Moscow, Russia. The International Canoe Federation says it has barred five Russian competitors from the Rio Olympics.

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  6. More Russian athletes get Olympic banRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    Olympic champion Alexander Dyachenko and four other Russian canoeists have been barred from competing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. 5 Russian canoeists, including Olympic champ, get Rio bans Olympic champion Alexander Dyachenko and four other Russian canoeists have been barred from competing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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  7. Rio 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CTV

    ... became a javelin world champion instead. With fears over the Zika virus, the readiness of infrastructure, as well as Brazil's current political and economic turmoil, Rio de Janeiro has been grabbing all the wrong headlines ahead of the 2016 Summer ...

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  8. Rihanna, Metallica set for Global Citizen FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Sept. 20, 2015, file photo, James Hetfield of Metallica performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Metallica, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Major Lazer and Selena Gomez will headline the 2016 Global Citizen Festival Sept. 24 on ...

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  9. Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law reportedly kidnapped in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The mother-in-law of Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone was kidnapped Friday in Sao Paolo and is being held for a $36.5 million ransom, according to a report in the Brazilian news magazine Veja . Ecclestone, 85, has been married to Fabiana Flosi, a 38-year-old attorney from Brazil who formerly was a marketing director for Formula One, since 2012.

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  10. Athlete kidnapped in Rio de JaneiroRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WAAY

    Jason Lee, a jiu-jitsu fighter, lives in Rio de Janeiro and is not competing in the Olympics, but what happened to him this week has many on edge ahead of the games. The Policia Militar is a branch of security that is used to preserve order in Brazil, but they are also considered dangerous.

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  11. RANSOMRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law was reportedly kidnapped in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Friday evening, and suspects are asking for a $36.5 million ransom. Aparecida Schunck, 67, the mother of Ecclestone's wife, 38-year-old Fabiana Flosi, was allegedly taken.

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  12. The Latest: WADA warns about level of insufficient ...Jul 26, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    FILE In this Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 file photo Winners Nikolay Lipkin, center, and Andrey Kraitor of Russia celebrate after they won the C1 relay men 200m final of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships 2014 in Moscow, Russia. The International Canoe Federation says it has barred five Russian competitors from the Rio Olympics.

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  13. World swimming body bans seven Russians from RioRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Reigning world 100-meter breaststroke champion Yulia Efimova is among four Russian swimmers withdrawn by the Russian swimming federation because they previously served doping bans, FINA said. Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping coverup by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing body FINA said Monday.

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  14. Rio Olympic village unsanitary, says Belarus teamRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    " The Olympic team of Belarus has branded the athletes' village in Rio de Janeiro unsanitary, a day after Australia refused to check its athletes in over health concerns. Posting pictures on its website of dirty windows and a filthy shower the Belarus Olympic Committee says "there remains much for the Rio organizing committee to do so that the living conditions meet sanitary requirements."

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  15. Zika fix may be as close as a common flower and a pot of boiling waterRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    As half a million people head to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games, there's more hovering over the city than the usual pollution-it's the threat of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, against which Brazil is waging war with synthetic pesticides, inspections, and transgenic mosquitos that prevent the insects from reproducing. As concern about the virus increases in the United States, researchers at New York University Tandon School of Engineering are experimenting with an altogether different solution to eliminate the Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito, one so clever and effective it could only have come from nature itself.

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  16. Mvala on brink of stardom, like Matsau years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... in Japan in his debut for the national Under-23s. That was his audition to be a part of the 18-man squad to travel to Brazil after he missed out on the Cosafa Cup because it clashed with the play-offs. It wasn't a glorious outing. Mvala and company ...

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  17. Cambage makes stand for diverse AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    Australia has a good chance to clinch gold in the women's basketball at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics but the nation is unlikely to win any medals for racial tolerance, according to outspoken center Liz Cambage. The imposing 6-foot-8-inch Cambage has never shied away from confrontation, whether staring down the world's best on court or battling with social media trolls in her downtime.

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  18. Budget Failures, Displacement, Zika-Welcome to Rio's $11.9B Summer OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    There's an old expression in Brazil: "it is for the English to see." This means the country's elites will construct, when necessary, a veneer for Global North outsiders.

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  19. Olympians to follow on social media ahead of RioRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post Register

    With the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro just around the corner, athletes from all over the world will come together with the same goal: to win. But what good is winning without being able to share it - and the events leading up to it - with the billions of people who watch the Olympics? From USA's Simone Biles to India's Yogeshwar Dutt to Ireland's Katie Taylor, there are thousands of athletes' social media accounts fans can follow to get behind the scenes action from some of their favorite athletes, or some they haven't even heard of until now.

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  20. Georgia's Olympic Team: Overdressed For the Occasion?Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Transitions Online

    Georgia will field one of the most conservatively and warmly attired teams for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and the design choice is causing furor in the appearances-conscious ex-Soviet country. The July 23 unveiling of the Georgian athletes' Rio Olympic looks mortified much of this South Caucasus nation.

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