Badminton Comes to Brazil

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Brazilian teenager Ygor Coelho knows that Olympic medals are practically out of reach, but he smiles from ear to ear because his participation in the upcoming Rio Summer Olympic Games is already a victory. Ygor is the first badminton player ever from Brazil to qualify for the Olympics, an amazing accomplishment considering the sport is barely known More...

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Fabiana Claudino in Brasília
On May 18, 2016
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FIFA Ethics Committee

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USA Women Triumph at World Cup

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On July 12, 2015
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On July 10, 2015
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Brazilian Surfer Discovers New York City

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On July 2, 2015
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On July 1, 2015
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