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# brazil - Friday 26 August, 2016

Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged with falsely reporting robbery in Brazil Rio

Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged with falsely reporting robbery in Brazil

Lochte and three other American swimmers made false allegations of being robbed at gunpoint on a night out at the Olympics.

# brazil - Thursday 25 August, 2016

OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station

Police said they now have a huge amount of information after taking testimony from the two OCI executives.

Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid

Meanwhile, a Brazilian police commissioner said he does not object to the former OCI boss being put under house arrest.

# brazil - Monday 22 August, 2016

Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia'

Former OCI president Pat Hickey, who has been at the notorious Bangu prison in Rio since Thursday, may not now face a judge until later in the week.

# brazil - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

From The42 Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after Olympic triumph Gold

Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after Olympic triumph

“Tite can look for another captain” – After ending Brazil’s wait for Olympic gold in men’s football, Neymar opted to relinquish the armband.

# brazil - Friday 19 August, 2016

British TV presenter Charlie Webster brought out of induced coma in Rio

The presenter fell ill with a rare strain of malaria.

# brazil - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Video undermines US Olympic swimmers' 'mugging' story

Doubt has been cast over the testimonies of four US Olympians who claimed they were mugged at gunpoint in Rio.

British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital

It’s understood that she was placed in an induced coma last night.

# brazil - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 Heartbreak for Marta and Brazil as Swedish women win semi-final on penalties Party Poopers

Heartbreak for Marta and Brazil as Swedish women win semi-final on penalties

The gold medal dream is over for the female footballers from the host nation.

# brazil - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal

The controversy kicked off with an arrest of an Irishman last week. Tonight Sports Minister Shane Ross will want answers from the Olympic Council of Ireland.

# brazil - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Explainer: How Brazil brought impeachment charges against its president

Dilma Rousseff is almost certain to be sacked for good, less than 2 years into her term.

# brazil - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From The42 Hotline Rings EP 3: Defeat for Joyce, Annalise's fantastic form, and a Phelps masterclass Hotline Rings

Hotline Rings EP 3: Defeat for Joyce, Annalise's fantastic form, and a Phelps masterclass

Sinead O’Carroll joins us live from Rio with all the latest Olympic reaction and analysis.

# brazil - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Two people have been shot dead at Olympics sites in Rio de Janeiro

Ìn a separate incident, the Brazilian bomb squad have detonated a suspect package near the finishing line of the Olympic men’s cycling road race.

# brazil - Friday 5 August, 2016

From The42 10 sports Brazil is pinning its medal hopes on at the Rio Olympics Home Hopes

10 sports Brazil is pinning its medal hopes on at the Rio Olympics

From judo to archery, we’ve got you covered.

'It’s a chance of a lifetime for them': Shock at Irish boxer's failed drug test

It emerged yesterday that Michael O’Reilly failed a drug test and he is reportedly planning to appeal the results.

Russia denies one of its diplomats involved in incident in Rio which saw mugger shot dead

Brazilian police and media have identified the vice consul at the Russian embassy in Rio as being involved in the incident.

# brazil - Thursday 4 August, 2016

# brazil - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Irish citizens are being promised "around-the-clock" support during the Rio games

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it’s there to help.

# brazil - Monday 1 August, 2016

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law rescued from kidnappers after week in captivity

Ecclestone’s 67-year-old mother-in-law Aparecida Schunck Flosi Palmeira was kidnapped on 22 July.

# brazil - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run

Jones Justino had to undergo numerous painful surgeries after he was run down earlier this month.

# brazil - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped and held for €33 million'

Local reports say that the woman was snatched from her home in Sao Paulo.

# brazil - Friday 15 July, 2016

From The42 'I'd blame his PR team for talking shite': Paddy Barnes on McIlroy's Olympics no-show Pull No Punches

'I'd blame his PR team for talking shite': Paddy Barnes on McIlroy's Olympics no-show

Paddy Barnes isn’t happy with Rory McIlroy’s recent comments.

# brazil - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products Rio

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products

Police say they seized marjijuana labelled with the logo of the Rio 2016 organising committee.

# brazil - Saturday 25 June, 2016

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your weekend.

National outrage after 10-year-old child shot dead by Brazil police

Italo Ferreira had been driving a stolen car when police shot him in the head.

# brazil - Friday 17 June, 2016

From The42 'He hasn't won anything, hasn't given joy to supporters': Brazil legend slams 'idiot' Neymar Bollocking

'He hasn't won anything, hasn't given joy to supporters': Brazil legend slams 'idiot' Neymar

Rivelino isn’t happy with the Barcelona star.

# brazil - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

From The42 Neymar apologises for explicit Instagram post Sorry

Neymar apologises for explicit Instagram post

After receiving a backlash, the Barcelona star has apologised.

# brazil - Monday 13 June, 2016

From The42 Controversial handball knocks Brazil out of the Copa America Shocker This post contains videos

Controversial handball knocks Brazil out of the Copa America

Brazil boss Dunga said his side’s fate was not decided by football.

# brazil - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Body of missing Australian man discovered near Rio De Janeiro

25-year-old Rye Hunt disappeared on 21 May from the Copacabana Beach area.

# brazil - Friday 10 June, 2016

Brazil's health minister says "less than one tourist will be infected" with Zika virus

There is growing international worry over the virus due to the Olympic games being held in Brazil this summer.

# brazil - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Brazil make underwhelming Copa America start against Ecuador

The result was greeted by boos from the fans.

# brazil - Saturday 28 May, 2016

The Olympics won't be moved - despite doctors' saying it could cause a Zika epidemic

Nearly 1,300 babies have been born in Brazil with the irreversible defect.

Gunmen run wild in Rio tourist spots ahead of Olympics

There are growing fears for the safety of tourists in even the richest areas of the city.

# brazil - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Rory McIlroy could snub the Olympics due to Zika fears

However, as of now, he says he’s going.

# brazil - Friday 13 May, 2016

White men make up 25% of Brazil's population - they now account for 100% of its cabinet

The country’s new cabinet is not looking representative.

# brazil - Thursday 12 May, 2016

It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president

Dilma Rousseff’s tenure as president has been beset by scandal and allegations of corruption

# brazil - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Brazil's president could be out on her ear - here's why

Dilma Rousseff is in serious trouble.

# brazil - Monday 9 May, 2016

From The42 'I cried because I do not know what happened to the joy of Brazilian football' Selecao

'I cried because I do not know what happened to the joy of Brazilian football'

Pele has voiced his frustration with Brazil’s style of play and the approach of coach Dunga.

From The42 Brazilian footballer dies aged 26 after suffering heart attack on the pitch RIP

Brazilian footballer dies aged 26 after suffering heart attack on the pitch

Bernardo Ribeiro, who had spells in Italy, Australia and Finland, was rushed to hospital in his native country before passing away.

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