Posts Tagged Rio de Janeiro

Rio given deadline on Olympic golf course changes

SAO PAULO (AP) — A judge has given the city of Rio de Janeiro and a local developer a deadline to decide whether they are willing to make changes to the Olympic golf course design, which could help settle a legal dispute that is threatening its completion in time for the 2016 Games.

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Aldo beats Mendes in UFC 179 to keep his title

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Jose Aldo beat American Chad Mendes by unanimous decision to successfully defend his featherweight title in UFC 179 at Maracanazinho arena early Sunday.

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Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away.

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