Tag: Rio de Janeiro

Lindahl is a steadying force in goal for Sweden at Olympics

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Sweden's anchor is a 38-year-old mother of two who has taken it upon herself to make sure athletes at the Olympics are environmentally conscious. ...

Lindahl is a steadying force in goal for Sweden at Olympics

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Sweden's anchor is a 38-year-old mother of two who has taken it upon herself to make sure athletes at the Olympics are environmentally conscious. ...

Brazil reopens amid looming threat from delta variant

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BRASILIA, Brazil — With the number of coronavirus deaths starting to recede in Brazil, a renewed sense of optimism has led state governors to...

Medal Count: Prediction has US heading a wide open Olympics

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TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics open Friday and predicting the overall medal count will be more difficult than usual because of the pandemic and...

Brazilian weightlifter Reis out of Tokyo Olympics for doping

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's Olympic Committee said Friday that heavyweight weightlifter Fernando Reis has been suspended for doping and will not compete at...

COVID-19 takes toll on Catholic clergy in hard-hit countries

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The coronavirus has taken a heavy toll among Roman Catholic priests and nuns around the world, killing hundreds of them in a handful of...

Brazil and Argentina both have keys to win Copa America

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil and Argentina have several keys that could see either team win the Copa America title on Saturday at the...

Rio opens 10% of Maracana Stadium for Copa America final

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro officials are allowing Copa America organizers to invite thousands of COVID-19-tested fans into the final at Maracana...

2-year jail sentence for golfer Cabrera over assault charges

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BUENOS AIRES — Argentinian golfer Ángel Cabrera, a former Masters and U.S. Open champion, was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison on...

Brazil’s Jesus out of Copa America final due to suspension

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus is out of the Copa America final because of a red card he received during his...