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Deccan Herald: Power of two! : History beckons Ashton and his Canadian wife Brianne at Oly He wears the colours of the United States and she those of Canada, but Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton will be on a joint mission at the Rio Olympics. Never before has a married...
The Roanoke Times: ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Over the next few weeks, after long days of training camp on the practice fields of Missouri Western State University, CairoSantos will return to his dorm room and hunker down in front of a TV. He will flip the channel to the Rio...
Boston Herald: Long before the U.S. women's soccer team filed a federal complaint over wage discrimination, the Australian women fought for better pay. And won. The Matildas, as they are known, will be among the 12 women's soccer teams playing in Brazil next week...
Taipei Times: A ban on all Russian weightlifters dealt a new blow to the nation ahead of an International Olympic Committee meeting yesterday that was to be dominated by multiple doping scandals. New criticism of the athletes’ village in Rio added to the dark clouds hanging...
The Times of India: RIO DE JANEIRO: Russian doping whistleblower VitalyStepanov has told a Brazilian newspaper that the Rio Olympics "will not be clean" and blasted the International Olympic Committee for not banning Russia. Stepanov, who with his 800m runner wife Yuliya...
Public Technologies: (Source: Confédération Africaine de Football) 30 July 2016 12:07 At the age of 54, South Africa coach Owen da Gama is right to consider himself a well-travelled person. Thanks to football and his keen eye for goal, he built up an impressive collection of...
Deccan Herald: A Brazilian judge has accepted charges against former PresidentLuiz Inacio Lula da Silva for allegedly obstructing a corruption investigation involving state-run oil giant Petrobras, clearing the way for one of the country's best-known political figures to...
The National: Rio de Janeiro // The 2016 Rio Olympics begin on August 5 so here are five things to know about football at the Olympics in Rio. Click on the arrows to view the next photo or just swipe on your mobile device newslide 1. Crunching the numbers The men's football...
Topix: In this Jan. 18, 2016, file photo, a female Aedes aegypti mosquito acquires a blood meal on the arm of a researcher at the Biomedical SciencesInstitute in the Sao Paulo's University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Aedes aegypti mosquito is behind the large...
Bloomberg: In the depths of Brazil’s world-worst market selloff last year, hedge-fund manager Luiz FernandoFigueiredo made a bold call. All the fretting about a dangerous financial crisis was way overblown, he said, and markets were ready to rebound. Now, after...
The Hindu: A Brazilian judge has accepted charges against former PresidentLuiz Inacio Lula da Silva for allegedly obstructing a corruption investigation involving state-run oil giant Petrobras, clearing the way for one of the country’s best-known political figures...
Press TV: Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, is set to stand trial on charges of attempting to influence a corruption investigation at the state-run Petrobras oil company, judicial officials ay. “The charge is obstruction of justice”...
The Times of India: Rio de Janeiro, July 30, 2016 (AFP) - Five things to know about football at the Olympics in Rio: + The men's football tournament runs from August 4-20 with the 16 nations split into four groups of four. The top two teams from each group go into the knockout...
Belfast Telegraph: A Brazilian low court judge has accepted charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for allegedly obstructing the corruption probe at state-run oil giant Petrobras. The date of the trial has not yet been set. Share Go To The decision published...