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100 injured in teacher protest in Brazil city of Curitiba| Reuters

Apr 30, 2015

100 injured in teacher protest in Brazil city of Curitiba| Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - More than 100 people were injured on Wednesday in violent clashes between protesters and police in the Brazilian city of
Sports ministry also suspends Paralympic Committee of India

Apr 23, 2015

Sports ministry also suspends Paralympic Committee of India

at Rio de Janeiro.The PCI was recognised by the Indian government in November 2011 as an NSF for promotion of sports amongst the physically challenged
IPC suspends Paralympic Committee of India, sports ministry issues notice

Apr 17, 2015

IPC suspends Paralympic Committee of India, sports ministry issues notice

-sanctioned competition, including next year's Paralympic Games at Rio de Janeiro.In response, the sports ministry also issued a show-cause notice to PCI following the
Anti-immigrant unrest hits S.Africa as Zuma condemns violence| Reuters

Apr 16, 2015

Anti-immigrant unrest hits S.Africa as Zuma condemns violence| Reuters

income disparities. (Addtional reporting by Rogan Ward in Durban, Silvia Antonioli in London, Stephen Eisenhammer in Rio de Janeiro and Ben Blanchard in
Olympics 2016: Brazilian officials backtrack, say Rio bay won't be clean for sailing

Mar 25, 2015

Olympics 2016: Brazilian officials backtrack, say Rio bay won't be clean for sailing

the sailing competition as originally promised.Rio de Janeiro pledged to reduce pollution in the notoriously fetid Guanabara Bay by 80 percent but
Rio to hold 44 test events in run up to 2016 Olympic games

Mar 19, 2015

Rio to hold 44 test events in run up to 2016 Olympic games

Rio de Janeiro will stage 44 test events over the next 14 months as the country moves up a gear in its preparations to host the 2016 Olympic and
Olympics: FIFA names six cities, seven stadiums for 2016 football

Mar 17, 2015

Olympics: FIFA names six cities, seven stadiums for 2016 football

World Cup, not only in Rio de Janeiro but also in the other five cities," said Marco Polo Del Nero, chairman of the organising committee for the
Brazil ruling party's treasurer charged in Petrobras scandal

Mar 17, 2015

Brazil ruling party's treasurer charged in Petrobras scandal

the bulk of Petrobras investments from 2003 until 2012, was indicted after federal police arrested him in Rio de Janeiro. He was briefly detained late