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  • Rio Mayor says no sports 'mausoleum' like Beijing 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:15 pm
  • RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes is viewed as the key person to speed up the city's delayed Olympics Games preparations. He has been the point man when all three levels of Brazilian government have debated expenditures for the 2016 Games.

  • Brazil president to Blatter: Country will be ready 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:30 pm
  • SAO PAULO - FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he has been "reassured" by Brazil's president that the country will be ready to host the World Cup.

  • Government, Rio 2016 officials offer assurances 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 9:44 pm
  • BRASILIA, Brazil - Top officials of the 2016 Rio Olympics and the chief of staff for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met for two hours Tuesday and repeated assurances that, despite well-publicized delays, test events and the games themselves will meet proposed deadlines.

  • Sports chief: Brazil government must act on Rio 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:59 pm
  • BELEK, Turkey - The head of Olympic summer sports federations called for urgent action Tuesday to tackle the critical delays facing the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and accused the Brazilian government of neglecting the crisis.

  • 5 Brazil players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:49 am
  • SAO PAULO - Playing at home, Brazil will be attracting more attention than usual at the World Cup.

  • Brazil's Congress approves internet legislation 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 2:40 pm
  • SAO PAULO - The lower house of Brazil's Congress has approved legislation meant to ensure the privacy of Internet users and to guarantee what is called "Internet neutrality," that all content be treated equally by carriers. But it dropped a demand that all data on Brazilians be saved within the country