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After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — After 1,192 days, Brazil's run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games. It began...

Paralympic Pele: Brazil hails blind soccer star

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Born with glaucoma, Jeferson da Conceição Gonçalves, known as "Jefinho," was completely blind by age 7, three years before...

Prosecutors: Brazil’s Silva ‘commander’ of graft scheme

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Brazilian investigators on Wednesday charged former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva with money laundering and corruption, calling him...

Brazil’s Rousseff vacates presidential palace after ouster

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Dilma Rousseff moved out of Brazil's presidential palace Tuesday, six days after senators voted to impeach and remove her...

Brazil’s President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate

Brasilia, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed...

Brazil’s president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

Brasilia, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper" and warning senators that history would judge...

Ryan Lochte says ‘immature behavior’ got him into a mess

New York (AP) — American swimmer Ryan Lochte said he over-exaggerated what happened at a Rio de Janeiro gas station and acknowledged it was...

Brazilians cap Olympic sailing regatta with dramatic gold

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Oh, what a golden finish it was for Brazil in the Rio Olympics sailing regatta. Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze...

Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

Rio de Janeiro (AP) - What it lacked in flash, Rio made up for with feeling. With a limited budget, the consequence of a biting...

Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa in men’s soccer

Brasilia, Brazil (AP) — Brazil started their quest for an Olympic gold medal in men's soccer with a disappointing 0-0 draw against South Africa,...

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