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Brazil gunning for historic medal haul in 2016 Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — China thrived at the Beijing Games in 2008. Britain excelled in London in 2012. Next year, Brazil will try to show it can produce a historic performance at its home Olympics.

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Brazilian Anderson Silva hopes to compete in 2016 Olympics

In this Oct. 14, 2012 file photo, Brazil's Anderson Silva, right, throws a punch at Stephan Bonnar of the United States, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Silva will meet with Brazilian taekwondo officials in hopes of competing in next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Silva expressed his desire Monday, April 13, 2015, to represent Brazil in the Olympics. Local taekwondo officials said they like the idea of having the MMA fighter on the team. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva will meet with Brazilian taekwondo officials in hopes of competing in next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, despite facing a possible doping ban.

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Brazilian teams on alert because of dengue fever outbreak

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian teams are on alert because of a dengue fever outbreak that has already affected some of the country’s top clubs.

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