Eduardo Paes - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Eduardo Paes As soccer soars, court docs detail graft in Brazilian sports RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil and superstar Neymar were the first to qualify for next year's World Cup, save for Russia which gets an automatic berth as the host. Winning a record sixth World Cup might help some forget the humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany three years ago in the World Cup semifinals. But as the soccer team soars, more deta... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:54:00 GMT 2017-04-29T15:54:00Z Brazil's Carnival begins with parades, parties but no mayor RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury with politicians over a sprawling corruption scandal. The world's most famous Carnival bash in Rio opened in a strange way. After a day in silence, the city's ev... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:42:00 GMT 2017-02-25T02:42:00Z Another Rio Olympic venue struggling to find a use RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Almost five months after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ended, another venue is struggling to find a use. Rio de Janeiro's city hall said Tuesday that the Deodoro Olympic Park, which was to be used as a park and recreation area after the games, has been closed. Deodoro was the second-largest venue cluster during the O... Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:46:00 GMT 2017-01-10T20:46:00Z