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McIlory may skip Rio Olympics amid Zika fears   May 24, 12:33 pm
Johannesburg, May.24 (ANI): World number three Rory McIlroy has suggested that he may pull out of the forthcoming Rio Olympics amid fears over the rapid spread of the Zika virus in the host nation.
Wrestler Narsingh Yadav justifies Rio Olympics selection  May 13, 3:37 pm
Mumbai, May.13 (ANI): Expressing delight over his name being sent to Indian Olympic Association for the forthcoming Rio Olympics, wrestler Narsingh Yadav on Friday insisted that going to the Brazilian capital is his right as he bagged the quota in the 74kg category with a bronze medal finish in last year's World Championships.
Rousseff's suspension won't affect BRICS Summit: India  May 12, 6:37 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said New Delhi expects the eighth BRICS Summit to take place as scheduled despite Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's suspension from office.
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff suspended from office  May 12, 5:10 pm
Brasilia, May 12(ANI): Dilma Rousseff has been stripped of her presidential duties for at least six months after Brazil's senators voted 55-22 to impeach her and put her on trial.
Senate debates impeachment of Brazil president  May 12, 12:09 pm
London, May 12(ANI): Embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's fate is now in the hands of her country's Senate, which is currently debating whether she should face a full impeachment trial or not.
Dilma Rousseff's impeachment vote annulled  May 10, 11:51 am
Rio de Janeiro(Brazil), May 10 (ANI): The impeachment process against Brazil President Dilma Rousseff was halted after Waldir Maranhao, the acting speaker of the country's lower house, annulled a vote in the house.
Tendulkar accepts IOA's offer to be India's Rio brand ambassador  May 3, 2:45 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday accepted the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) invitation to be one of the goodwill ambassador for the Indian contingent at this year's Summer Olympics to be held in the Brazilian seaside city of Rio de Janeiro.
Sportsperson, not Salman should have been Rio brand ambassador: Ramdev  Apr 28, 7:18 pm
Dehradun, Apr.28 (ANI): Describing Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as one of India's heroes, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Thursday, however, said that the government should have selected a sportsperson as the brand ambassador for the Indian contingent at this year's Summer Olympics to be held in the Brazilian seaside city of Rio de Janeiro.
Rio Olympics row: Farhan Akhtar dodges question on Salman  Apr 28, 4:32 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 28 (ANI): Amidst the controversy on actor Salman Khan named the brand ambassador of the Indian contingent for the 2016 Summer Olympic to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Farhan Akhtar, who has played veteran athlete Milkha Singh in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag,' feels whatever people's opinion be, its end of the day up to the Olympic committee to take the decision.
Rio Olympics row: Raza Murad backs 'youth icon' Salman  Apr 26, 12:59 pm
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Extending his support to actor Salman Khan named the brand ambassador of the Indian contingent for the 2016 Summer Olympic to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Bollywood veteran Raza Murad on Tuesday said the former is a youth icon and will inspire many youngsters to get into sports.
Rio Olympic 2016: Hema Malini supports Salman as brand ambassador   Apr 25, 4:34 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Veteran Bollywood actress and BJP MP Hema Malini, on Monday, extended support to actor Salman Khan being brand ambassador of the Indian contingent for the 2016 Summer Olympic to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Mairaj bags silver at ISSF World Cup  Apr 25, 8:19 am
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Apr.25 (ANI): Indian shooter Mairaj Ahmed Khan started off his campaign at the ISSF World Cup on a positive note by winning a silver medal in Men's Skeet.
Skeet shooter Sheeraz Shaikh off to great start at ISSF World Cup  Apr 22, 11:13 pm
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Sheeraz Shaikh and Mairaj Ahmed Khan in the men's skeet and Gurpreet Singh in the men's rapid fire pistol got off to positive starts in their respective events on day eight of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup (Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun) being held in Rio De Janerio's Olympic Shooting Centre in Brazil.
I believe in democracy, will fight: Dilma Rousseff  Apr 19, 12:33 pm
Brasília, Apr. 19 (ANI): Despite impeachment defeat in the lower house, Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff has said she has done nothing wrong, adding that she would fight to maintain power.
Brazil's lower house green-lights presidential impeachment   Apr 18, 1:12 pm
Washington, Apr.18 (ANI): The lower house of Brazil's parliament has green lighted impeachment proceedings against the country's President, Dilma Rousseff.
Brazilian billionaire Safra charged with bribery   Apr 1, 2:27 am
New York, Apr.1 (ANI): Joseph Safra, the billionaire owner of the Gherkin, has been accused of allegedly trying to bribe Brazilian officials for cutting the Corporation Tax Bill.
Suarez to make Uruguay comeback after biting ban  Mar 24, 1:07 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 24 (ANI): Barcelona star striker Luis Suarez will resume his international duty with Uruguay on Friday after serving suspension for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup.
South Korea detects first case of Zika virus  Mar 22, 4:16 pm
Seoul (South Korea), Mar. 22 (ANI): South Korea has reported its first confirmed case of the Zika virus on Tuesday in a 43-year old male, who has travelled to Brazil, Korean Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said.
Brazil: Former Vale CEO Agnelli killed in plane crash  Mar 20, 10:07 am
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): Brazilian banker Roger Agnelli, who turned Vale into one of the world's biggest mining companies, was killed in a plane crash in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Top Brazilian judge strips former president Lula of office  Mar 19, 2:02 pm
Brazil, Mar. 19 (ANI): Brazil's Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes has ruled that former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should be stripped of a ministerial role so that corruption charges against him can be investigated.
Brazilians demand President Dilma Rousseff's resignation  Mar 17, 5:22 pm
Brazil, Mar. 17 (ANI): Thousands of protesters in various major cities of Brazil have staged protests demanding the resignation of its president's Dilma Rousseff after a secretly recorded phone call revealed that she and former president Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva suggests that his appointment to a ministerial position was motivated by a desire to avoid prosecution in Brazil's worst-ever corruption scandal.
Neymar in no mood to leave `home-like` Barcelona  Mar 16, 8:29 pm
London, Mar.16 (ANI): Brazilian star striker Neymar has admitted that he is happy being at Barcelona and has no desire to leave the club at the moment.
NEC delivers ICT services to modernise Brazil's airport  Mar 14, 3:17 pm
Tokyo, Mar.14 (ANI): NEC Corporation announced its provision of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure solutions, supporting the modernisation process of RIOgaleao - Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil's busiest international airports.
Brazilian footie legend Pele to auction World Cup medals  Mar 10, 10:52 pm
Wellington, Mar 10 (ANI): Brazil football great Pele has decided to sell off a collection of his prestigious footballing memorabilia, including his three World Cup medals and a one-of-a-kind Jules Rimet replica trophy, according to auctioneers.
Jail authorities in Brazil treated me with respect: Facebook VP  Mar 6, 1:21 pm
Sao Paulo, Mar. 6 (ANI): Facebook vice-president Diego Dzodan, who was arrested due to a dispute over the company's encrypted WhatsApp messaging service for use in a secretive drug trafficking investigation, has said that the Brazilian jail authorities treated him with respect.