“It is an important moment for the country” said Dilma Rousseff, stating that “the federal government will not agree with any kind of violence” during this summer’s World Cup soccer tournament. According to the Brazil President, the government has intensified security for the […]
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“Ouffff!” The first word uttered by Thomas Bach as International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, at around 12.42 p.m. today, may not have been very Presidential, but it tells you that this was no cake-walk. The 59-year-old German’s clear-cut — but […]
Organizing the Rio 2016 Olympics may cost as much as $4 billion, according to the Organizing Committee’s chief operating officer Leo Gryner. With the Rio LOC marking three years to go for the Opening Ceremony, Gryner told The Associated Press […]