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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sports cycling's world governing body, the International Cycling Union (UCI), has just announced that the recently fire-damaged Velodrome in Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca will be the site of...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Friday, September 15th, the Cidade do Rock (City of Rock), situated in the former Olympic Park, in Barra, opens its gates at 2PM for the Rock in Rio 2017,...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This past weekend, Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella announced that Parque Radical (Radical Park) at the Deodoro Sports Complex, one of the many Rio 2016 Olympic legacy projects for Rio’s Zona...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Early Sunday morning, July 30th, just a few days short of the one-year anniversary of the opening of the Rio 2016 Games (August 5th), a raging fire consumed part of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend, on Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd, the best jiu-jitsu fighters in the world will descend on Rio's Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca in the Zona...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Welcome news arrived this week for the legion of Fluminense football (soccer) fans across Brazil. According to local reports, Flu club officials are meeting with Rio Mayor Marcello Crivella this...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Saturday, June 10th, Rio's Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca reopened once again for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Jogos da Baixada (Baixada Games). Now in its twentieth...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Beginning on Friday, May 26th, The Velodrome in Olympic Park will once again be ground zero for cyclists and cycling enthusiasts alike as the facility will reopen for the opening...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The official sale of tickets for the Rock in Rio 2017 begins today, Thursday April 6th, at 7PM. Organizers report that in the early sales for this year's festival, which...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Organizers of the 2017 Rock in Rio music festival announced on Monday, April 3rd, that it has partnered with sixteen hotels in the Barra da Tijuca and Recreio area, near...
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