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Jun 11, 2017
'Greatest track athlete' Usain Bolt key to keeping sport relevant, says IAAF President Sebastian CoeBolt, who won 8 Olympic gold medals and holds the World Record timings in 100 m, 200 m, and 4x100 m relay, will retire after the World Championship to be held in London in August 2017.
May 20, 2017
Brazil sees protests as President Michel Temer faces accusations of corruption and obstruction of justiceBrazil's political crisis headed into a weekend dominated by protests and President Michel Temer's attempt to secure enough allies to save himself after being accused of obstructing justice
May 14, 2017
Shanghai Diamond League: Elaine Thompson claims win with 2017's fastest timeElaine Thompson set the fastest time in the world this year when she won the women's 100 metres at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday.
Mar 03, 2017
IOC investigates recent allegations of suspect payments for Rio Olympics 2016The International Olympic Committee said it would contact French authorities over bribes paid for Rio de Janeiro bidding allegations.
Dec 31, 2016
New Year's Eve celebrations in Copacabana won't be dimmed even amid Brazil's economic crisisWhen cariocas (Rio de Janeiro locals) pack Copacabana to bring in 2017, they will experience a fireworks display, live musical performances and beefed-up security. For the first time, however, the traditional 16-minute firework show will be reduced to 12 minutes because of the state's financial crisis.
Dec 14, 2016
Rio de Janeiro ordained Unesco world heritage statusRio de Janeiro, nicknamed the Marvelous City, officially entered the UN's list of world heritage sites Tuesday in recognition of its soaring granite cliffs, urban rainforest and beaches.
Oct 30, 2016
From São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro and Manaus, getting to know Brazil through its citiesWhen we landed in São Paulo, Brazil, little did we know that we were in for a five-month journey through South America
Oct 27, 2016
RIP Carlos Alberto: Brazil football greats, fans gather for ‘eternal captain’s’ last ritesHundreds of people including Brazilian football greats gathered to pay their last respects to "eternal captain" Carlos Alberto, skipper of the 1970 World Cup champions.
Oct 13, 2016
India's Mairaj Ahmed Khan finishes fourth in ISSF Shotgun World Cup FinalIndia's Mairaj Ahmad Khan finished 4th at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final in Rome on Thursday losing a shoot-off against Egypt's Azmy Mehelba in the skeet event
Sep 19, 2016
Paralympics 2016 closing ceremony features music, fireworks and tributesArray