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  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • Ten years on, Athens 2004 gives Greece little to cheer

    By Karolina Tagaris ATHENS (Reuters) - It was billed as a chance to transform Greece's image abroad and boost growth but 10 years after the country hosted the world's greatest sporting extravaganza there is little to celebrate at the birthplace of the...
  • Brazil's water crisis amid drought could lead to rationing

    A drought in Brazil has led to a water crisis and the country's largest population center is facing the prospect of rationing. Brazil's Public Ministry, a federal regulatory agency, has recommended that Sao Paulo state immediately commence water...
  • 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...
  • Chile, Haiti soccer teams to play at Lockhart Stadium

    Chile, Haiti soccer teams to play at Lockhart Stadium
    International soccer returns to Lockhart Stadium when the national men's teams from Chile and Haiti meet Sept. 9. It will be the first match between the two sides since Chile defeated Haiti 3-0 in January 2013 in Concepción, Chile. Because this will be a...
  • Prognosis for Rio Olympics 'much better' - IOC's Coates

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Olympic chief John Coates, who in April branded preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the worst ever, said on Tuesday the prognosis was now "much, much better". Speaking at an event to mark two years until...
  • Affordable living in great Amazon rainforest location

    The property market in Brazil appears to be heating up and, mark my words, I plan to dive in with the zeal of seasoned real estate pros like Donald Trump or that Barbara woman from "Shark Tank." At issue is what to do with 12 soccer stadiums that were...
  • Miss Bubum Competition set to crown best butt in Brazil

    Miss Bubum Competition set to crown best butt in Brazil
    Brazil may have had a letdown in this year's World Cup, but the country has another contest to look forward to this weekend. The Miss Bumbum Competition -- also known as "Miss Butt Brazil" -- will pit 27 contestants (and their backsides) against one...
  • NBA roundup: Team USA roster pared to 16

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Team USA roster pared to 16 Team USA trimmed its roster to 16 players as it departs Las Vegas training camp and shifts gears to Chicago for workouts and an exhibition showcase with Brazil. National team managing director...
  • Airlines compete over flights to Brazil

    Airlines compete over flights to Brazil
    Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil. American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....
  • Manchester United, Real Madrid game draws big crowd at Michigan Stadium

    Mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and lots and lots of friends turned out to be part of Saturday's soccer party at the Big House. Fay and Lamah Mahle got a code so they could buy tickets before they became available to the public. That is how...