Brazil: Dash to Rio 2016

Post on August 16, 2012, 1:39 pm by admin 0 Comments

Is the world ready for Rio?  Is Rio ready for the world?  Massive infrastructure projects as well as programs to upgrade the performance of Brazilian athletes are under way as Rio counts down to 2016.  On the athletic side, if the Brazilian Soccer teams or the Men’s Volleyball team is any indication, Brazil could stand Continue Reading…

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Rio: Olympics May Draw $34B in Investments

Post on July 13, 2011, 12:05 pm by admin 1 Comments

Rio de Janeiro is like a beauty queen:  Blessed with exquisite natural beauty, but still in need of some “finishing and polishing”.  Rio can expect about 53.2 billion reais ($34 Billion) in private investments linked to the World Cup and Olympic Games, outstripping the funding attracted by other recent host cities, a study showed on Continue Reading…

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Rio: Olympics Obsession in Brazil

Post on July 6, 2011, 9:52 am by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

The Brazilian Olympic Committee is looking for its first top-10 finish in the medal count. Volleyball is expected to be its best sport but to realize its goal it also must develop athletes in events where it hasn’t traditionally been competitive.  Pole vaulting, perhaps?  Or maybe they’ll challenge the Asian dominance in Table Top Tennis, Continue Reading…

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Brazil: FIFA, Worried About Brazil’s Preparation for the World Cup

Post on July 1, 2011, 1:35 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The General Secretary of FIFA, Jerome Valcke, has drawn an alarm signal over the stage of Brazil’s preparation for the World’s Football Cup in 2014. The French official said that the country didn’t make any progress. It has started the construction and the preparation, but the results aren’t encouraging. Read Chris Rembrant’s News in a Continue Reading…

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