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Rio Road Goes Up in Smoke for Olympics Preparation

Source: NBC News

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A portion of the Perimetral overpass is demolished as part of Rio's Porto Maravilha (Marvelous Port) urbanization project, in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The project is for the city's redevelopment ahead of the 2016 Olympic Ga ...
Full article at: NBC News 1 day ago, 9:39am CDT
 

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Source: BBC News

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Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police. ...
Full article at: BBC News 1 day ago, 7:43pm CDT
 

Buses, cars burned in Brazil protest against police

Source: Business Times Malaysia

Activists Protest World Cup In Rio De Janeiro
RIO DE JANEIRO: Four buses, a truck and two cars were burned Saturday in Brazil when demonstrators took to the streets to protest the deaths of two young ...
Full article at: Business Times Malaysia 1 day ago, 6:44pm CDT
 

Angry protesters in Brazil burn buses over killing

Source: Taiwan News

Activists Protest World Cup In Rio De Janeiro
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Angry residents of city near Rio de Janeiro have torched four buses to protest the death o ...
Full article at: Taiwan News 1 day ago, 6:14pm CDT
 

Buses, cars burned in Brazil protest against police

Source: Channel News Asia

Activists Protest World Cup In Rio De Janeiro
RIO DE JANEIRO: Four buses, a truck and two cars were burned on Saturday in Brazil when demonstrators took to the streets to protest the deaths of two young men during police actions.The 17 and 21 year olds died on Friday and Saturday in Niteroi, across the bay from Rio de Janeiro, local press reported. Brazilian troops stand guard after being deployed to maintain security, April 16, 2014. (AFP/Hirosuke Kitamura) One was killed when ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 1 day ago, 5:01pm CDT
 

World Cup ticketing centers open

Source: Channel News Asia

RIO DE JANEIRO: World Cup ticketing centres opened in Brazil on Friday allowing fans who have managed to purchase match tickets for the June 12 to July 13 extravaganza to claim them.Centres opened in ten of the 12 host cities - fans will only be able to pick tickets up in the capital Brasilia and the southern city of Porto Alegre from next month. A football fan collects his FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 tickets after the designated ticketing pick-up centres opened in ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 2 days ago, 4:36pm CDT
 

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Source: The Guilfordian

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will host the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup. “The World Cup is what each player on a team has dreamed of their entire life,” said Jeffrey Bateson, head men’s soccer coach at Guilford College. “It can be a country’s only public or world exposure, so Brazil’s patriotism is on the line. “I cannot begin to describe what it would feel like to play in that type of atmosphere, considering ...
Full article at: The Guilfordian 2 days ago, 12:28pm CDT
 

The Site of Several 2016 Olympic Aquatic Events Has 195 Times the Safe Amount of Sewage in the Water

Source: The Atlantic

RIO DE JANEIRO – Tall and tan and young and lovely, the girl from Ipanema goes … “Ew, what’s that smell?” At Ipanema beach in January, the organization Meu Rio staged a protest in an attempt to make it known that thousands of gallons of raw sewage are dumped into the ocean off Rio’s coast each day. “For three months we held protests every weekend to turn an invisible problem into a visible one,” Leona Deckelbaum, the campaig ...
Full article at: The Atlantic 2 days ago, 10:40am CDT
 

Rio 2016 delays worry anti-dope chief

Source: CNN

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Conducting effective drug testing on site at the 2016 Olympic Games will be hard to implement if construction delays in Rio de Janeiro continue, the head of the ...
Full article at: CNN 3 days ago, 9:39am CDT
 



 

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