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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

    Ten years on, Athens 2004 gives Greece little to cheer
    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 modern Olympic Games. Many of the once-...
  • 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...
  • Shedd BLU's Brazilian Festa

    Shedd BLU's Brazilian Festa
    Overlooking dramatic views of Chicago's skyline, the John G. Shedd Aquarium's Auxiliary Board hosted BLU, an annual fundraiser that attracted nearly 800 guests to its lakefront home on July 26. This year, the Brazilian-themed "festa" celebrated Shedd's...
  • 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...
  • MLS stars set to take on German champs

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds notes at end MLS stars set to take on German champs World Cup stars will be on display for both teams Wednesday night in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. The contest pits...
  • Special Report: Documents suggest multinationals aided Brazil military regime

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - When Joćo Paulo de Oliveira was fired in 1980 by Rapistan, a Michigan-based manufacturer of conveyor belts, his troubles were only beginning. In ensuing years, the military dictatorship that ran Brazil arrested or detained him about...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Record crowd sees Manchester United beat Real Madrid

    Record crowd sees Manchester United beat Real Madrid
    The largest crowd to watch a soccer match in the United States - 109,318 - poured intoMichigan Stadium on Saturday to see Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 in a friendly. The appeal of two of the world’s most iconic sports teams attracted...
  • Record U.S. soccer crowd sees Man United beat Real Madrid

    (Reuters) - The largest crowd to watch a soccer match in the United States - 109,318 - poured into Michigan Stadium on Saturday to see Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 in a friendly. The appeal of two of the world's most iconic sports teams...