Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous carnival parades became the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday as officials announced they were indefinitely postponing the February 2021 edition, with Brazil still reeling from COVID-19.
Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least six people and sowing chaos in Brazil’s second largest city, which declared a state of emergency after a storm that the mayor described as “absolutely abnormal.”
Fatal fire in Rio de Janeiro is caused by energy spike: Flamengo CEO Reinaldo Belotti.
The Brazilian government announces the formation of a steering committee.
A 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro was hit by a massive fire.
Neymar is named as the star of a Brazilian team that coach Tite said has a good chance of winning the World Cup in Russia.
The International Olympic Committee tells its longest-serving member, Dick Pound, he was free to leave.
The Paralympic Committee will allow some Russians compete as neutrals at the Pyeongchang Paralympics in March.
In Barra da Tijuca, a wealthy beachside neighbourhood west of Rio, neighbours and friends call him “The King”.
Footballing legend Pele said that Brazil are favourites to win the World Cup in Russia, four years on from their humiliation on home soil.
Scouts watching training sessions and matches leads them to develop classification methods.
Brazilian authorities decide to keep in detention the chairman of Brazil’s Olympic Committee, who helped organise the Rio 2016 Games.
Rio de Janeiro police are confirming that raids are underway against “an international corruption scheme”.
Vilmar Mendonca is now homeless, among thousands of victims of the economic crisis.