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Brazil Has Pinned Its Hope on Neymar for Olympic Gold
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Brazil Has Pinned Its Hope on Neymar for Olympic Gold

By Laurent-Jude Boisrond-Canal

The distinctive feature of the Rio Olympic soccer tournament is that all of the 16 teams are composed of players, who are all under 23 years old. Every continent is represented. The teams qualify either by winning a tournament, by being in good standing, or be the host country.

Rio Olympics Games 2016 : Men’s Basketball Tournament
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Rio Olympics Games 2016 : Men’s Basketball Tournament

By Laurent-Jude Boisrond-Canal

There will be roughly 10,500 athletes from 206 countries, participating in 28 sports, 42 disciplines, and 306 events over the course of 21 days during the Rio Olympics Games. These Olympic games will be the first held in South America, and only the third time the games will be played in the southern hemisphere after Melbourne’s 1956 games and Sydney’s 2000 Olympic games. Rio was selected over Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago.

France vs. Portugal: A Well-Proportioned Final
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France vs. Portugal: A Well-Proportioned Final

By Laurent-Jude Boisrond-Canal

On Sunday soccer fans across the world are expecting an amazing match between France and Portugal. France, the host of the month-long European championship, qualified for the finals after defeating powerful Germany by an indelible 2-0 score.

Ecuador Beat Haiti 4-0 At Copa Match
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Ecuador Beat Haiti 4-0 At Copa Match

Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Enner Valencia scored and had two assists to help Ecuador beat Haiti 4-0 on Sunday night and advance to the Copa America quarterfinals for the first time since 1997. Ecuador (1-0-2), which locked up second in Group B play, will play Group A winner United States…

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