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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.

14/12/2015 at 13:34h

Royal Air Maroc signs sponsorship contract with Santos

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The trademark of the Moroccan airline will be on the game-day jerseys of Santos Futebol Clube starting in 2016. The partnership was announced this Friday (11th) and was being negotiated since the middle of the year.

25/11/2015 at 15:33h

Rousseff sanctions visa waiver law

The measure will remain in force during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The nationalities to enjoy the benefit will be defined by the ministries of Tourism, Justice and Foreign Relations.

17/10/2015 at 07:00h

Brazil wants to be powerhouse in Paralympic athletics

World Championship will take place in Doha, Qatar, starting next Thursday (22nd). The country will take its largest delegation to date to the event, with 40 competitors.

01/10/2015 at 17:17h

Olympics merchandise to gross US$ 25 million abroad

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Licensed products with the Rio 2016 brand will be made available for internet sales in other countries in February. The Organizing Committee expects to sell a total of 50 million items.

24/03/2015 at 16:57h

Horse wins Arab Chamber Prize for the second time

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Atentaddo VE has won an Arabian horses-only race last Monday evening at São Paulo’s Jockey Club. The horse had come out the victor in last year’s race as well.

20/03/2015 at 16:59h

UAE will host the Fifa Club World Cup in 2017 and 2018

The country already hosted the 2009 and 2010 editions of the tournament and now was chosen again by Fifa. The last two editions occurred in Morocco.