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By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A team of four intrepid rowers hope to have made history as the first group to row a new ocean route, the first mixed crew and the first team...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 2015 Rugby World Cup is already off to a roaring start in stadiums across the UK. In order to celebrate Britain’s role as host nation of the tournament,...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 2012 London Olympic Games closing ceremony on Sunday starts at 9PM (4PM in Rio) and ends with an eight minute Brazilian performance to symbolize the passing of the banner...
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 Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and the Prefeitura (local government) have just signed a deal to invest more money in young Carioca athletes that have medal potential in the London 2012...
By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - After last week's announcement of Rudolph Giuliani being called in to help "clean up" the Cidade Maravilhosa ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro now enlisted...
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