Olympic Highlights – Olympic


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Olympic Highlights
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The IOC celebrated Olympic Day on 23 June at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne. Coming after the Olympic Summit on Tuesday 21 June, many of representatives from the Olympic Movement stakeholders were also present. In his speech, IOC President …
DEBATE: Is Rory McIlroy right not to go to Rio?Irish Examiner

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David Saxe : Reconcavo Bahiano. Brazil – The Eye of Photography


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David Saxe : Reconcavo Bahiano. Brazil
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Salvador is the capital not just of Bahia, but of African Brazil. One cannot avoid the country’s African heritage, from the carnival rhythms, the wonderful spicy cooking, the rituals of candomblé (Brazil’s equivalent of santeria) and in the martial art

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Top Destinations for 2016: Brazil – The National Student


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Top Destinations for 2016: Brazil
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Travelling north, you will encounter the next must-see destination: Salvador de Bahia, a city with a rich and deeply rooted Afro-Brazilian culture. Its historic centre, brimming with beautifully preserved Renaissance buildings and colourful colonial

Olympic Torch Relay discovers Carnival spirit – Olympic

Olympic Torch Relay discovers Carnival spirit
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If you know and love sports, it’s really extraordinary to be part of the relay.” The celebratory atmosphere continued despite tropical showers as the flame left Salvador for the Bahia countryside, visiting one of the biggest rural towns in Brazil

History, culture and a big party… Salvador welcomes Olympic flame – Rio 2016


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History, culture and a big party… Salvador welcomes Olympic flame
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So when the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay arrived in Salvador, the state capital of Bahia, on Tuesday (24 May), it was bound to be colourful. The relay began its tour of the city at 9:50am in the historic central district of Pelourinho, is a world

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Brazilians Shrug Off Zika Fears to Revel in Carnival Fun – New York Times


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Brazilians Shrug Off Zika Fears to Revel in Carnival Fun
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Here in Salvador, an impoverished, sweltering city of three million that has been hit hard by Zika, hotels are fully booked, news outlets are fixated on Carnival, and cologne-suffused sweat, not mosquito repellent, is the dominant scent wafting through

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Brazil Carnival: Police clash with vendors in Salvador – Daily Mail

Brazil Carnival: Police clash with vendors in Salvador
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police and street vendors are violently clashing during Carnival festivities in the northeastern city of Salvador. Brazilian TV showed images of widespread scuffles that broke out Monday at Carnival celebrations in

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The partier's guide to Carnival Seattle 2016 – Seattle Globalist


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The partier’s guide to Carnival Seattle 2016
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Eduardo Mendonça, a musician and composer originally from Salvador da Bahia, leads The Crocodile’s 22 annual Carnaval show with a heavy Brazilian flavor. Expect crowd-pleasing samba favorites, elaborate if scantily clad costumed dancers, and …

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deGeneration X: Carnaval Gone Wild in Salvador, Brazil – Paste Magazine


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deGeneration X: Carnaval Gone Wild in Salvador, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro hosts the most famous Carnaval in Brazil, but the title for wildest Carnaval goes to the colonial city of Salvador in Bahia state. Unlike the stadium-enclosed processions in Rio, the Salvador parade routes take place in the city streets

Zika virus: health experts fear Carnival celebrations will lead to spread – The Guardian


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Zika virus: health experts fear Carnival celebrations will lead to spread
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In early February, millions of tourists will descend on Brazil’s coastal cities, including Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, in the middle of the southern hemisphere summer, the peak breeding season for mosquitoes. Few visitors are likely to wear protective
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