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Jul 30, 2016 01:07 AM
Paralympic Games

Visually impaired dancing duo shines during the Paralympic Games opening ceremony at the Maracanã

Sep 09, 2016 08:30 PM

In an interview with the Rio Media Center, the duo talked about preparations for the show and what the performance represented to their lives


Federal government invested R$ 165 million in Parasports grants over a decade

Sep 06, 2016 07:26 PM

Ministry of Sport sponsors more than 90% of the Brazilian delegation for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

RIO 2016

'Rio 2016 Olympic Games have capitalised Brazil', says Eliseu Padilha

Aug 23, 2016 05:53 PM

'Brazil has overcome security threats and the Zika virus, proving that Brazilians are able to organise and deliver a great event', says Presidential Chief of Staff

RIO 2016

Brazilian Artistic Gymnastics medallists: "This trio is definitely going to Tokyo!"

Aug 20, 2016 04:56 PM

Arthur Zanetti, Diego Hypólito and Arthur Nory highlighted importance of federal government sports programmes for their medal wins

RIO 2016

Rio Paralympics is guaranteed to happen and be as successful as the Olympic Games, says Eliseu Padilha

Aug 19, 2016 11:38 AM

Presidential Chief of Staff confirmed that transfer of funds is resolved and celebrated success of the event


Tourists give Olympic Games thumbs up and want to visit Brazil again

Aug 18, 2016 08:04 PM

Survey carried out by the Ministry of Tourism with Brazilian and foreign visitors rates hospitality among top items


New concessions plan will bring more transparency to attract foreign capital and medium sized companies, says Moreira Franco

Aug 13, 2016 05:54 PM

Executive Secretary of the Federal Government’s Investment Partnership Programme (PPI) states that the main goal is to grow and generate jobs

RIO 2016

Judoka Rafaela Silva and goalkeeper Aranha joined Federal Government to launch a primer to help identify and report racism at the Olympic Games

Aug 10, 2016 08:24 PM

Objective is to ensure that all ethnic groups can peacefully fraternise during Rio 2016, said Secretary Luislinda Valois, of SEPPIR


Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are a milestone for Brazilian tourism, says Embratur president

Aug 09, 2016 05:19 PM

Campaign for foreign tourists will leverage mega-exposure Brazil is enjoying abroad

Press Release

FGV study shows social legacy of the Olympic Games

Aug 04, 2016 06:38 PM
RIO 2016

Countdown to the beginning of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Aug 04, 2016 02:51 PM

Monuments and buildings in different cities around the world will be illuminated in green and yellow

Barra Olympic Park
Rio 2016

Brazil presents Legacy Plan

Aug 04, 2016 11:50 AM

The Olympic Training Centre, comprising facilities in Barra da Tijuca and Deodoro, will integrate the National Sports Training Network and pave the way for better sports facilities - from base to high performance


Eighty per cent of Rio 2016 Olympic Games tickets have been sold

Aug 01, 2016 01:04 PM

International Olympic Committee considers final adjustments made and the city, ready for the start of competitions

Press release

Operations Centre monitors risk scenarios 24/7 during Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games

Jul 31, 2016 11:21 PM

Federal healthcare system receives 2,500 temporary health professionals, 135 new hospital beds and 146 new ambulances

Rio Media Center

Sports Minister speaks of sports and legacy at opening ceremony of the Rio Media Center

Jul 27, 2016 05:42 PM

Leonardo Picciani bets Brazil will have its best performance in history, and highlights national impact on sports infrastructure after Rio 2016 Games