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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This past weekend, Brazil’s Confederação de Desportos no Gelo (Confederation of Sports on Ice) confirmed that, for the first time ever, Brazil's national curling team will challenge reigning curling world...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Tension between Brazil’s Foreign Ministry and Tourism Ministry over visa exemptions to certain countries, was revealed by local media over the weekend. While Tourism minister sees the exemption as an...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazil has announced it will open a formal complaint against Canada at the World Trade Organization (WTO) questioning the subsidies granted by the North American country to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Government officials in Brazil are discussing the extension of the permanent visa-waiver, which was in place during the Olympics and Paralympics for citizens of several countries including Canada and the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Usain Bolt came to the 2016 Rio Olympics with one objective: become the first man in history to win the triple-triple, a gold medal in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following rugby’s 92-year Olympic absence, history was made on Monday, August 8th, as Australia’s women’s rugby team became the first team ever to win a women’s rugby gold medal. After...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The long-anticipated 2016 Rio Olympics kicked off on Wednesday, August 3rd, two days ahead of the August 5th opening ceremony, with the start of the women’s Olympic football (soccer) competition....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Friday, July 15th, not only marks exactly three weeks before the start of the most watched sports event in the world on August 5th, it also marks 45 days since...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s para-athletes will be celebrating today after winning an historic number of medals at this years’ Parapan American Games. After a week of fierce competition in Toronto, Canada,...
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the boccia competition drew to a close on Tuesday, August 12th, at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto, Brazil topped the leaderboard with six golds and three bronzes, ahead...
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