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Rio 2016: What legacy means to next generation

Monday, September 19th 2016, 17:40

Faced with huge economic pressures, will Brazil be able to fund training for the next generation of Olympians and Paralympians?
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Paralympics: How have Games changed Brazil?

Sunday, September 18th 2016, 14:39

BBC News looks back at what legacy Brazil's Paralympic Games will leave behind.
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Thousands attend funeral of Brazil soap star Montagner

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 18:56
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Thousands of fans pay their last respects to Brazilian actor Domingos Montagner, who drowned in a river where he had been recording scenes for a soap opera.
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Brazil TV star Domingos Montagner drowns on set of soap opera

Friday, September 16th 2016, 18:28

Brazilian actor Domingos Montagner will be buried in Sao Paulo on Saturday after drowning in a river on the set of the country's most popular soap opera.
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Brazil launches rescue plan to fix economy

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 0:57

Brazil's new government announces a privatisation plan aimed at reviving the country's struggling economy.
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Brazil's ex-Speaker Cunha expelled from Congress over Swiss bank accounts

Tuesday, September 13th 2016, 3:22
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Ex-Speaker of Brazil's Congress, Eduardo Cunha, is stripped of his seat over allegations he lied about undeclared Swiss bank accounts.
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Brazil's ex-Speaker faces losing seat over Swiss bank accounts

Tuesday, September 13th 2016, 1:18
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Ex-Speaker of Brazil's Congress, Eduardo Cunha, faces being stripped of his seat amid accusations he lied about undeclared Swiss bank accounts.
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The last laugh

Sunday, September 11th 2016, 23:04
related places: Sousa

How cartoonist Mauricio de Sousa was able to get past initial rejection and go on to become Brazil's answer to Walt Disney.
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Irish Olympic official charged in Brazil

Saturday, September 10th 2016, 9:05
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland's top Olympic official Pat Hickey is formally charged by a judge in Brazil.
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Rio Paralympics 2016: Opening ceremony sees Brazil president booed

Thursday, September 8th 2016, 1:35

The Rio 2016 Paralympics are officially opened by Brazil's president Michel Temer, who is booed by the crowd.
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Rousseff leaves Brazil presidential palace for last time

Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 1:51
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff leaves her official residence for the last time following her impeachment and removal from office.
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Brazil: Police use tear gas at pro-Dilma protest

Monday, September 5th 2016, 4:34

Tens of thousands of people take to the streets in Brazil to protest against the government and clashes break out as police use tear gas.
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Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 0:54

Brazil's Senate removes President Dilma Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget, with Michel Temer sworn in as her successor.
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Dilma's demise

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 16:56

Trial of Brazil's first woman president went far beyond just the crime she was accused of.
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Brazil's Dilma Rousseff defends record at impeachment trial

Tuesday, August 30th 2016, 2:59

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff defends her record at her Senate impeachment trial and says accusations are "pretexts" for a "coup".
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US swimmer Lochte 'won't respond' to Brazil false claim charge

Friday, August 26th 2016, 15:48
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United States United States

Ryan Lochte has no plans to publically respond despite Brazilian police charging him with making a false statement over a robbery, his lawyer says.
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Brazil police charge Lochte over robbery claim

Friday, August 26th 2016, 8:31
related countries: United States United States

Brazil police charge US swimmer Ryan Lochte with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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India investigating French submarine company data leak

Wednesday, August 24th 2016, 9:15
related countries: France France, India India, Malaysia Malaysia

India is investigating a massive data leak from French shipbuilder DCNS that revealed crucial details about submarines being built for the Indian navy.
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27 world records...

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 10:25

BBC Sport presents the key facts and figures from this summer's Olympic Games in Brazil.
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...but a new start for Rio?

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 6:26

The BBC's Babita Sharma looks back on Rio 2016, as the Olympic Games draw to a close in Brazil.
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Football prize

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 23:37

No Olympic title was more important to Brazil than the men's football - and Neymar and his team-mates delivered.
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Lochte: 'It was my fault'

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 9:02
related countries: United States United States

US swimmer Ryan Lochte has apologised to the people of Brazil after "over-exaggerating" claims he was robbed at gunpoint while at the Rio Olympics.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 0:17
related countries: Germany Germany

Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal in dramatic fashion in Rio.
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Rio Olympics: US swimmer Jimmy Feigen 'settles robbery row'

Friday, August 19th 2016, 13:24
related countries: United States United States

US Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen agrees to pay nearly $11,000 to a Brazilian charity over his involvement in a dispute about an armed robbery.
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Arrested OCI chief Pat Hickey 'to be taken to police station'

Thursday, August 18th 2016, 22:38
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irish Olympic official Pat Hickey is released from hospital in Brazil to be questioned by police about alleged illegal ticket sales.
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Ryan Lochte and James Feigen ordered to stay in Brazil

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 20:35
related countries: United States United States

A judge in Brazil orders that the passports of US Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen be seized after police question their account of being robbed.
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Moment Olympic official Patrick Hickey is arrested over ticket sales

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 18:15

Police in Brazil investigating illegal Olympic ticket sales have arrested the head of the European Olympic Committees, Irishman Patrick Hickey.
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Europe's top Olympic official arrested in Rio over tickets sales

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 17:26
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irishman Patrick Hickey, who heads the European Olympic Committees, is arrested in a police raid on his hotel room in Rio over illegal ticket sales.
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Da Silva wins first Brazil athletics gold

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 7:48
related places: Silva

Brazil's Thiago Braz da Silva sets an Olympic record to win pole vault gold and beat defending champion Renaud Lavillenie.
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Brazil's black African heritage kept alive through music

Friday, August 12th 2016, 19:42

Brazil's African heritage is being kept alive through music, as Peter Okwoche reports.
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Olympic medallist Ed Ling back from Brazil for Somerset harvest

Friday, August 12th 2016, 8:54

Bronze medallist and farmer Ed Ling is already back in Somerset for the annual harvest.
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Judoka raised in favela brings home Brazil's first Gold

Wednesday, August 10th 2016, 21:59
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Fairytale rise to Olympic Gold for Brazilian judoka Rafaela Silva who was raised in a Rio favela.
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Brazil Senate votes for Rousseff impeachment trial

Wednesday, August 10th 2016, 4:51

Brazil's Senate votes to hold an impeachment trial for suspended President Dilma Rousseff, who is accused of breaking budget law.
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Mistaken for a prostitute

Tuesday, August 9th 2016, 23:11

Noemia Colonna examines for BBC Brasil what it means to be black and among Brazil's 1% richest people.
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Judoka's journey

Tuesday, August 9th 2016, 18:54

Rafaela Silva, who grew up in the City of God favela, earned the Brazil's first gold in Rio.
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Rio 2016: Brazil judge allows political protest at Olympics

Tuesday, August 9th 2016, 15:20

A judge in Brazil rules in favour of allowing peaceful political protests at Olympic venues in Rio after a number of protesters were expelled from venues.
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The man behind the angel on Rio's streets

Sunday, August 7th 2016, 7:32
related places: Rocinha

Street artist Marcos Neves explains why he brings his signature image of an angel to different corners of Rio - and in particular to Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games

Saturday, August 6th 2016, 3:48
related places: Maracana

The 2016 Olympic Games are formally opened in a colourful ceremony celebrating Brazil's history at Rio's Maracana stadium.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil football legend Pele will not light flame

Friday, August 5th 2016, 17:55

Brazil football legend Pele will not light the Olympic cauldron at Friday's opening ceremony in Rio.
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F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law freed

Monday, August 1st 2016, 9:06

The mother-in-law of billionaire F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, kidnapped last week in Brazil, is freed without any ransom paid, say police.
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Brazil's Lula faces trial linked to Petrobras scandal

Friday, July 29th 2016, 21:24

Brazil's former President Lula is to stand trial for obstruction of justice in a case related to the scandal at state oil firm Petrobras.
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F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped in Sao Paulo'

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 17:10

The mother-in-law of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is kidnapped in Brazil with criminals demanding a ransom of $36.5m (£28m), reports say.
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Refugee judo stars hope for Rio win

Saturday, July 23rd 2016, 13:35

The remarkable story of two judoka, who will represent the team of refugee athletes in Rio three years after seeking asylum in Brazil.
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