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Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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  • Petrobras worker dies from burns in refinery explosion

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A worker severely burned in an accident at a Petrobras refinery in the Brazilian city of Manaus died of his injuries on Wednesday, union officials representing workers at the company said.
  • Martino takes reins of World Cup runners-up Argentina

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina named former Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino as the new manager of the national soccer team on Tuesday following Alejandro Sabella's decision to step aside in the wake of their World Cup final defeat in July. Martino,...

    Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Becca Meyers on Thursday became the second Baltimore-area swimmer in two days to break a world record at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif. Meyers, of Timonium, swam her morning preliminary in the women's 400-meter...

    UFC: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes scheduled for Rio de Janeiro

    UFC: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes scheduled for Rio de Janeiro
    The postponed Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes has been rescheduled for Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, not Staples Center. UFC Chairman Lorenzo Fertitta told The Times on Thursday that...

    Heat preseason includes exhibition vs. LeBron, Cavs in Rio

      The Miami Heat will face a familiar face before playing for real this coming season, with the preseason schedule released Tuesday featuring the previously announced Oct. 11 exhibition against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Rio de Janeiro.   That game...