Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro announced it will require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to enter public spaces including movie theaters, stadiums and iconic tourist spots like the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain.
Oil from a spill that has contaminated a stretch of Brazil's coast was detected in Rio de Janeiro state, the navy said Saturday (Nov 23), as President Jair Bolsonaro warned the country was preparing for the worst.
The photograph shows a smiling eight-year-old girl dressed as Wonder Woman, beaming through gap teeth and crossing her small clenched fists into an X. Shocked Brazilians shared the image of Ágatha Félix online after she was shot in the back in a Rio de Janeiro favela on Friday night by what residents said was a bullet from a police officer’s rifle.
The national Iranian men's sitting volleyball team has notched a resounding win in its second match at the preliminary round of the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and triumphed over nine-time European Championships Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The curtain descended on two weeks of high drama at the Rio Games, marked by the heroics of Olympics legends Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps as Tokyo took up the baton and promised to go one better in 2020.
Iranian freestyle wrestler Meisam Abolfazl Nasiri has had to bid farewell to the the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, following an early defeat at the world's most international and prestigious sporting event.
Iranian freestyle wrestlers Hassan Yazdani Cherati and Hassan Rahimi have adeptly employed a mix of primal hand-to-hand combat and complex tactics at the wrestling competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and picked up two medals, including one gold.