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Ayrton Senna: How F1 legend's legacy is helping educate Brazil's youth

Just weeks before his death in May 1994, Ayrton Senna spoke to his sister about his plans to give back to Brazil.

The 34-year-old, three-time Formula One world champion from Sao Paulo wanted to help those less fortunate than him and reduce the gap between rich and poor.

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The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) have partnered on an agreement rendering 6 training bases allocated to the former in preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend graces Grafton

A hush of awe fell over the MD Mixed Martial Arts gym in Grafton as UFC Hall of famer Royce Gracie spoke to a room full of burgeoning martial artists.

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Brazil Chapecoense: Tributes paid to team as season ends

Tributes have been paid to the Chapecoense players who died in a plane crash in Colombia on the final day of the Brazilian football season.

The LaMia plane ran out of fuel and crashed near Medellin, killing 71 people, including most of the team.

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Hummels: Brazil are back on top

Mats Hummels, who played in Germany’s historic 7-1 thumping of Brazil, believes the five-time FIFA World Cup™ winners have re-established themselves as one of the best teams on the planet.

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After 11 days showcasing 23 different sports, the 2016 Paralympics have ended in Rio with a colourful closing ceremony.

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Paralympics 2016 opening ceremony: Rio reinvents the wheel as Brazil welcomes back the world in a technicolour haze

Superhuman endeavour, trials, tribulations and a steady dose of controversy. Just 19 days have passed since the tickertape was swept away on an Olympic Games which transfixed a global audience of billions.

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Rio Paralympics 2016: Low Ticket Sales Inspire 'Fill The Seats' Campaign To Send Brazilian Kids To The Games

An Olympics executive, two Paralympians and the band Coldplay have teamed up to promote an initiative to fill the seats at the upcoming Paralympic Games.

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Rio 2016 Had The Best TV Coverage Ever -- Only In Brazil, Though

If you are an Olympics fan and live in the United States, you may have been disappointed by NBC’s coverage of the event. Almost exclusive focus on Team USA with a one-sided, non-consulted preference for swimming, gymnastics and track and field do not qualify as an Olympics broadcast.

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In Quest Of The Olympic Spirit: The Olympic Flame Over Maracana

The term ‘Olympic Stadium’ designates a very distinct feature of real estate: it is a sports venue dedicated to the Olympic Games.

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