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Accused ex-Brazil federation boss to give evidence in Congress

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – A former head of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) who was indicted in the United States last week in an investigation into corruption in the business…

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Officials deny dirty water made rowers ill in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – There is no clear evidence that rowers who fell ill after competing in Rio de Janeiro at the weekend were infected by abnormal levels of…

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Indigenous archer looks to make it a Dream team

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Dream Braga has been shooting fish with a bow & arrow for most of his life. In the Amazonian village where he grew up, that was…

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Rio to ask big companies to shut down during Olympics

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The mayor of Rio de Janeiro is to ask some of the city's biggest companies to shut down during next year's Olympic Games to make transportation…

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Internacional hero Fernandao dies in helicopter crash

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Fernandao, the swashbuckling striker who led Internacional to Copa Libertadores & World Club Cup triumphs in 2006, has died in a helicopter crash in central Brazil,…

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