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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 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 - 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 Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a surprising move, local news reported late Wednesday, February 22nd, that the multi-national consortium comprised of CSM (Chime Sports Marketing), GL Events and Amsterdam Arenas, one of only two...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The road for Rio’s post-Olympic plans continues to be rocky as the final day for companies to submit bids to take over management of the immense Olympic Park site in...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, September 21st, Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism released the results of its latest survey, which showed that not only were the Rio 2016 Paralympics a success in the stadiums...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian government officials announced on Tuesday, September 20th, that over the next several weeks, prisons throughout the country will begin to receive the advanced security equipment used during the recently...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At a press conference on Sunday, September 18th, Brazil’s Minister of Sport, Leonardo Picciani, celebrated Team Brazil’s Paralympic accomplishments at the recently concluded Rio 2016 Paralympics. Minister Picciani also revealed...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Against seemingly all odds, including political instability, a deep recession, and the tragic death of one of the Paralympic athletes on the event’s penultimate day, last night (September 18th) at...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday (September 17th) and Sunday (September 18th), Casa Brazil, which continues to shatter attendance records, will offer visitors one last chance to visit A Tour of Brazil. The interactive...
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