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From Brazil's wait for Olympic gold to superstar Neymar: Five facts about football at Rio 2016
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From Brazil's wait for Olympic gold to superstar Neymar: Five facts about football at Rio 2016

As Rio 2016 starts in a few days, we take a look at five things to know about football at Olympics.

Olympics 2016: IOC leaders set to review final preparations for Rio Games in the weekend meet
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Olympics 2016: IOC leaders set to review final preparations for Rio Games in the weekend meet

Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to review the final preparations for the games and deal with the fallout from the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes.

Bastian Schweinsteiger retires: Germany’s World Cup win at Maracana remains his greatest feat
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Bastian Schweinsteiger retires: Germany’s World Cup win at Maracana remains his greatest feat

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger walks away from die Mannschaft two years after his crowning moment in helping win the 2014 World Cup at Maracana stadium.

Rio Olympics in numbers: 10,500 athletes, 306 gold medals, 500,000 tourists
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Rio Olympics in numbers: 10,500 athletes, 306 gold medals, 500,000 tourists

Here are some fun numbers and major statistics from the upcoming Olympics

Defend or attack? Germany still striving to find best formula in World Cup
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Defend or attack? Germany still striving to find best formula in World Cup

Germany coach Joachim Loew says his team is yet to hit peak form in the World Cup despite their unbeaten run to the tournament's quarterfinals.

Confident Belgium look to seal knock-out spot against Russia
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Confident Belgium look to seal knock-out spot against Russia

After wearing down Algeria's defense before coming from behind to win, Belgium could well face a similar battle of attrition against Russia at Rio's Maracana stadium on Sunday in Group H.

WC 2014 Matchday Ten: Messi leads Argentina past Iran; Ghana 2-2 Germany
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WC 2014 Matchday Ten: Messi leads Argentina past Iran; Ghana 2-2 Germany

Tracking all the news, social and off beat action in and around Brazil during World Cup 2014.

Confederations Cup: Pirlo stars as Italy beat Mexico
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Confederations Cup: Pirlo stars as Italy beat Mexico

Pirlo brought the fickle and notoriously difficult-to-please Maracana crowd to its feet as he curled a free kick over the wall and into the top corner in the 27th minute from distance.