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Oct 12, 2017
Brazilian court freezes former president Dilma Rousseff's assets over controversial oil refinery dealBrazil's Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) has frozen former President Dilma Rousseff's assets for her alleged role in a 2006 deal when oil giant Petrobras acquired a refinery in Pasadena in the US state of Texas.
Oct 09, 2017
Rio Olympic Games committee chief Carlos Nuzman resigns after arrest on corruption chargesThe chairman of Brazil's Olympic Committee Carlos Nuzman submitted his resignation, saying he wanted to concentrate on defending himself against corruption charges.
Oct 05, 2017
Rio Olympic committee chairman arrested on corruption and money laundering charges, says policeThe Rio Olympic games were credited with being a sporting success, but revelations of massive corruption during the preparations and in the naming of the host city have tarnished the legacy
Sep 17, 2017
Fergie, Shawn Mendes perform onstage at Rock in Rio 2017US singer Fergie and Canadian singer Shawn Mendes deliver spectacular performances at the Rock in Rio 2017 concert during the Rio Music Festival this year.
Sep 13, 2017
Rio Olympics 2016: Corruption, white elephants only legacy as Brazil struggles to recover from Games hangoverThe Rio de Janeiro Olympics was a world class party, but a year later, there's no end in sight to the painful hangover gripping Latin America's biggest country.
Sep 05, 2017
Brazil police raids home of country's Olympics chief amid 2016 Games corruption probeBrazilian officials said on Tuesday that the country's Olympics chief was the "lynchpin" in a plot to bribe the International Olympic Committee to award Rio de Janeiro the 2016 Games.
Aug 11, 2017
World Cup qualifiers: Neymar back in Brazil squad for Ecuador, Colombia clashNeymar "is looking for new challenges, but the important thing is that he be happy to play football, that he adapts well and evolves to a new level," Tite said.
Jul 29, 2017
IAAF World Championships 2017: David Rudisha looks to repeat Olympics success at London eventThe 28-year-old Rudisha still holds the two-lap world record with the one minute 40.91 seconds he ran for his first Olympic gold in London
Jul 20, 2017
Russian doping scandal: IAAF authorises eight more athletes to compete under neutral flagRussian Hammer thrower Sergej Litvinov, fifth at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, is among athletes allowed to compete again after requesting permission from the IAAF's doping review board.
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.