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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
Sep 19, 2016
From Confederations Cup to Paralympics: Brazil's mega-event run of 1,192 days leaves mixed legacyArray
Sep 18, 2016
Paralympics 2016: Deepa Malik says Haryana's respect for disabled woman is a 'really big deal'Cherishing the reception she got post her silver medal at the Rio Paralympics, Deepa Malik said that getting love from Haryana is a "really big deal".
Sep 17, 2016
Fifa WC, Olympics, Paralympics: Brazil partied for five years; it's now time for the hangoverIt's been a grueling path, coinciding with a precipitous decline in the once booming economy and a correspondingly sharp rise in political instability
Sep 12, 2016
Paralympics 2016: Belgian Paralympian has euthanasia papers prepared but is not ready to die yetBelgium Paralympian Marieke Vervoort, who shocked the world with her revelation that she wants to be euthanized, says she's not ready to die quite yet.