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Brazil's Lais Souza puts some magnesia before performing at the uneven bars qualifying round, 18 March 2006 in Lyon, central eastern France, during the 15th International Championships of gymnastics. AFP PHOTO MARTIN BUREAU (credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctors: Brazilian Skier, Olympic Hopeful, Unable To Move Limbs After Accident

The Brazilian Olympic Committee said early Wednesday the gymnast who was expected to compete in freestyle skiing at the Sochi Games is unable to move her arms and legs following an accident while training in the United States.


A general view of the of the Arena Das Dunas venue for the FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil on December 8, 2013 in Natal, Brazil. (credit: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

World Cup Stadium Opens 1 Day After Protest

The latest stadium inaugurated for the World Cup in Brazil held its first two matches without major glitches on Sunday, a day after demonstrators across Brazil protested against the tournament.


Construction continues at the Arena da Baixada venue for the FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil on December 14, 2013 in Curitiba, Brazil. (credit:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images,)

Stadium In Danger Of Not Being Ready For World Cup

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke is giving Brazilian organizers only a few more weeks to show that the stadium in Curitiba will be ready in time for the World Cup.


Group G containing Germany, Portugal, Ghana and USA is displayed on the big screen on stage behind the draw assistants, Fernanda Lima and FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke during the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at Costa do Sauipe Resort on December 6, 2013 in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia, Brazil. (credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

World Cup Draw: The Strong, The Weak, The Lucky

Who wound up in difficult groups and who got away easy from Friday’s World Cup draw?


View of the construction site of the Itaquerao football stadium which will host the opening football matches of the FIFA WC2014, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on October 13, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Nelson ALMEIDA (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fans Vandalize Brazilian World Cup Stadium

Seats were destroyed at a World Cup stadium in Fortaleza last weekend and dozens of supporters detained after clashes in Sao Paulo.


Teammates hoist US midfielder Brad Davis into the air after he scored a goal during the US Men's National Team 2-0 win over Jamaica in a FIFA World Cup Qualifier at Sporting Park October 11, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. AFP PHOTO/DAVE KAUP        (Photo credit should read DAVE KAUP/AFP/Getty Images)

Altidore, Zusi Help US Clinch World Cup Qualifying Group After 2-0 Win Over Jamaica

Graham Zusi and Jozy Altidore scored second-half goals to give the United States a 2-0 victory over Jamaica on Friday night and clinch first place for the Americans in their World Cup qualifying group for the third straight cycle.


People pass by a billboard of a new stadium for the FIFA World Cup 2014, Arena Pantanal, at the construction site after an old stadium was demolished in Cuiaba, Mato Grosso State, Brazil on January 29, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Yasuyoshi CHIBA (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Disrupt FIFA Visit To World Cup Stadium In Brazil

A group of about 50 protesters vandalized part of the construction site of a World Cup stadium and chanted anti-FIFA slogans during an inspection by organizers in Cuiaba on Tuesday.


Brazilian soccer team coach Carlos Alberto Parreira (white T-shirt) gives instructions to the players, during a training session 09 September 2003 in Manaus, northern Brazil. Brazil will face Ecuador on Wednesday for their FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 qualifying match. (credit: ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

World Cup Stadium In Brazil May Be Used For Prisoner Processing

A World Cup stadium being built in the isolated Brazilian state of Amazonas may not become a white elephant after all.


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Environmental Non-Profit Turning At-Risk Youth Into Landscaping Artists

L.A.-based North East Trees has recruited approximately 100 young people for green industry job training at Ramona Gardens alone.

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Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring the 2nd goal for his team from the penalty spot against Honduras during the London 2012 Olympic Games men's football quarterfinal match Brazil vs Honduras at the St James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne on August 04, 2012.  AFP PHOTO/GRAHAM STUART        (Photo credit should read GRAHAM STUART/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazilian Neymar Says He’s Joining Barcelona

Brazilian forward Neymar said he will join Barcelona after next month’s Confederations Cup, the latest addition to a star filled roster that already includes four-time FIFA Player of the Year Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta.


Firefighters try to put out a fire at a nightclub in Santa Maria on January 27, 2013. (credit: Germano Roratto/AFP/Getty Images)

Hollywood Nightclub Accused Of Overcrowding, Fire Risks Following Brazil Tragedy

Three people affiliated with a Hollywood nightclub have been charged with violating fire codes and allowing overcrowding that put lives in danger in the wake of a nightclub fire in Brazil that left 235 people dead.

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Firefighters try to put out a fire at a nightclub in Santa Maria on January 27, 2013. (credit: Germano Roratto/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Dead In Nightclub Inferno In Southern Brazil

A blaze raced through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, setting off a stampede that killed 232 people attending a university party, police and firefighters said.


Los Angeles Galaxy player Landon Donovan. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

Galaxy’s Donovan Not Sure He Wants To Play At Brazil World Cup

Landon Donovan isn’t sure he wants to play at the 2014 World Cup, a stance that prompted U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann to say he intends to speak with the longtime American star.


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James Helps US Basketball Team Win After Bad Start

LeBron James scored 30 points and the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team rallied from an early 10-point deficit to beat Brazil 80-69 on Monday night.


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Chicharito Scores As Mexico Defeats Brazil 2-0

Giovani Dos Santos and Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez each scored a first-half goal as Mexico beat Brazil 2-0 on Sunday in a final tune-up for the Mexicans before World Cup qualifying play.