Posts Tagged Rio de Janeiro

Dunga hired again as Brazil soccer coach

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil has hired Dunga as its new national team coach as he returns to a job he held four years ago.

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Brazil police suspend 4 officers in Rio de Janeiro

SAO PAULO (AP) — Four police officers have been suspended after being caught on video as they beat journalists during an anti-World Cup protest, the Rio de Janeiro police department said Wednesday.

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One down, one to go: Rio Olympics next for Brazil

This June 27, 2014 aerial view photo shows Olympic Park under construction in an area previously occupied by the Jacarepagua Autodrome, and the nearby athlete village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil has just pulled off the World Cup. Now the tough work begins: preparing Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, which is an even larger challenge than football's big event. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil just pulled off the World Cup. Next up is Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympics, which poses an even bigger challenge.

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