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Brazil Thrills Home Crowd

As the host country, Brazil was under a ton of pressure to perform well in many sports at these Games, and with gymnastics on the rise there over the past decade, lots of fans turned out to see what their girls could do. 1,559 more words


Olympic Preview — Team Brazil

Like any self-respecting host nation, Brazil has amassed its best squad in a decade heading into the Olympics. A reliable team-final qualifier in the 2008 quad when Daiane Dos Santos bounced around the floor and Jade Barbosa cried her way through an Amanar, Brazil has not made it back to a team final since those 2008 Olympics. 1,523 more words


Brazil vs. Japan - Potential Bronze Teams?

While Russia and Great Britain are currently deciding who will represent them in Rio, I think it would be nice to compare two teams with outside chances of sneaking up into the team podium.   226 more words


Brazil's Olympic Team is Set

About a month ago, Brazil’s team coordinator Georgette Vidor named the five women most likely to represent the host country at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 354 more words


2016 Olympic Test Event Women's Beam Final

We’re here at the 2016 Olympic Test Event, bringing you all of today’s action LIVE! Update your page every few minutes to see updates. The most recent will appear at the top. 746 more words


In Translation: Hypolito Hoping for Quiet Road to Rio

The following appeared in Globo Esporte on April 12. Thanks to our Portuguese translator, we have an excellent English version of the piece that explores how things are going for Brazil in the lead-up to the test event. 1,093 more words