RIO DE JANEIRO Top Stories

The Guardian: Sheislane Hayalla claims rival, CarolToledo, bought the Miss Amazon title. The winner represents the Amazon state at the national Miss Brazil contest ...
The Hindu: The shooting competitions of the National Games set to commence on Monday suffered a severe blow as top marksman Gagan Narang pulled out of the event citing an injury. Though the shooter was not immediately available on phone for comments, the former National...
Yahoo Daily News: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian beauty pageant took a bizarre turn when the first runner-up snatched the crown off the winner of...
Deccan Herald: The swimmers competing in the ongoing National Games will not just be fighting it out for medals but also for a slot in the World Championships after governing body FINA approved the event as a...
DNA India: Macae goalkeeper Ricardo Berna (above), who played the match with a plaster over the cut on his chin, was furious. Flamengo fans burst into the Macae dressing room, stealing equipment and injuring a player before the team's first game of the season,...
BBC News: A keeper has labelled Brazilian football a "disgrace" after it was claimed he was attacked by fans in the changing room before a top-flight game. Supporters of Flamengo are alleged to have burst into the Macae dressing room as the...
noodls: (Source: FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association) In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week. 1. Juan (36) played in...
The Guardian: The day after Jandyra went for an abortion her body was found mutilated beyond recognition. Donna Bowater reports on the plight of millions of women who put their lives in the hands of gangs running dangerous clinics ...
noodls: (Source: WokingBorough Council) 27 January2015 Over 100 delegates attended the first TEDxWoking and over 300 viewers from all corners of the world, including Japan, USA, Australia, Iceland and St Vincent, watched the event live via the website on Friday 23...
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NZ Herald: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Fans of Brazilian club Flamengo invaded the changing room of an opposing team before a match in the Rio de Janeiro state championship on Saturday, injuring a player and reportedly stealing boots and other items.Macae......