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By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Minister for Sport, Orlando Silva, announced his resignation yesterday in the wake of corruption allegations that have dominated national headlines for the last week. The Chief...
By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s popular former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has called on embattled Sports Minister Orlando Silva and the PCdoB (Communist Party of Brazil) to stand up to pressure and...
By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sports Minister Orlando Silva, who recently joined a string of ministers in Dilma Rousseff’s government to become embroiled in corruption scandals, was fighting for his career yesterday as he addressed the...
By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Almost exactly six months after the announcement in Copenhagen that the city of Rio would host the 2016 Olympic Games, the UK Sports Minister Tessa Jowell and a team of...
By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Representatives for the twelve Brazilian host cities of the World Cup 2014 had a meeting last Thursday with the Minister of Sports, Orlando Silva, to discuss preparations for the international...
By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - On October 2nd the world's attention was fixed on Copenhagen, Denmark, as Jaques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Rio de Janeiro had been chosen to host...
By Lindsay Spratt, Sub Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - The official presentation of the Fifth Military World Games was held last Friday September 26, in São João Fort, Urca. Officially dubbed 'The Peace Games', they will take place in Rio...
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