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05/08/2016 at 07:00h

A house with Brazil’s best

A 12,500 square meter space in downtown Rio de Janeiro presents to tourists the characteristics of every region and offers interactive experiences. The facility will also host business events.

04/08/2016 at 19:18h

Algeria loses Olympics opener

The men’s soccer Olympic team was beat by Honduras. Iraq also played and drew a tie with Denmark.

04/08/2016 at 14:16h

Qatar showcases its culture at the Rio 2016 Olympics

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The Qatar House will open its doors to the Brazilian public this Thursday (4), bringing food, dance, film, arts and other cultural symbols from the Arab country. The venue will be open until August 21.

19/07/2016 at 17:11h

Nine Lebanese athletes to compete in the Olympics

They will participate in several events during the Rio 2016 Olympics. The Consulate General of Lebanon in Brazil is calling on the community to bring the national flag to the competition.

18/07/2016 at 17:39h

Rio to gross USD 821 bn during Games

Such is the estimation of Brazil’s National Federation of Trade in Goods, Services and Tourism for spending by tourists in August and September, during the Rio Olympics and Paralympics.

13/07/2016 at 07:00h

A gold medal for Lebanon

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Nacif Elias, a Brazilian-born, Lebanese-naturalized judoka, is competing in the Olympics for the first time. His goal is to get to the top of the podium and to make judo a mainstream sport in the Arab country.

07/07/2016 at 14:54h

Minister of Sports guarantees safe Olympics

Speaking at an international press conference, Brazil’s Leonardo Picciani said 9,000 National Security Force officers will be in Rio de Janeiro during the competition. According to him, 70% of tickets have been sold.

24/06/2016 at 19:17h

Brasília to spend USD 9.48 million on Olympics

The federal capital will host soccer games of the Rio 2016 Olympics from August 4 to 13. The money will be used mainly for security.

03/06/2016 at 16:50h

Refugee athletes will compete in the Olympics

Ten athletes will take part in the Rio Olympic Games as team IOC. Originally from Syria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Ethiopia, they now live in Brazil, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and Kenya.

02/05/2016 at 19:29h

Syrian refugee to carry Olympic torch

Hanan Daqqah, 12 years old, was selected to carry the traditional Olympic symbol when it arrives in Brasília this Tuesday. She lives in the city of São Paulo since 2015.

19/04/2016 at 07:00h

Refugees to work at Corinthians football games

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Three Congolese people will give directions to fans at matches, with seven others yet to be recruited, and positions due to open up in the team’s social club. Last Saturday, 80 refugees watched the game vs. the Red Bull team.

02/02/2016 at 17:46h

Olympics: 75% of tickets sold

Most-sought sports events at Rio 2016 are football, basketball, volleyball and track and field. The Olympic Games will take place from August 05 to 21.