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SOCCER
Jul 30, 2016
Japan coach Teguramori urges players to stay confident, not dwell on Brazil friendly
Win or lose, Japan Under-23 coach Makoto Teguramori has warned his players not to let the outcome of Saturday's friendly against Brazil affect them ahead of their opening match at the Rio Olympics.
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 30, 2016
Close aide to North Korean leader leaves to attend Olympic opening ceremony
A very close aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left for Brazil on Saturday to attend the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games next week.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 23, 2016
Plot against Rio Olympics raises fears of lone wolf terrorist attacks
Brazil held 10 presumed Islamist militants in isolation cells at a maximum security jail on Friday as police combed their computers and mobile phones for information about possible threats to next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 6, 2016
NIH to fund Zika study of Rio-bound U.S. Olympic team
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WORLD / Science & Health
Jun 30, 2016
Amazon biodiversity at risk despite Brazil's forest protection law, study finds
Selective logging, road building and fires are threatening biodiversity in Brazil's Amazon despite a requirement that rural landowners maintain at least 80 percent of their forest cover in the world's largest rain forest, researchers said on Wednesday.
SOCCER
Jun 15, 2016
Brazil fires Dunga after Copa exit
Brazil fired Dunga as coach on Tuesday, the national soccer confederation (CBF) said, two days after his side failed to get past the group stages of the Centenary Copa America.
MORE SPORTS
Jun 11, 2016
Japan spikers fall to Brazil at World Grand Prix
The Japan's women volleyball team suffered its first loss in the preliminary round at the FIVB World Grand Prix after being whipped in straight sets by host and reigning Olympic champion Brazil on Friday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jun 11, 2016
Tests of water at Rio's Olympic venues, top beaches finds 'superbacteria' microbes are present
Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant "superbacteria" off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete when the games start Aug. 5.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
May 29, 2016
WHO rejects medical experts' call for delaying or moving Rio Olympics due to Zika
The World Health Organization on Saturday rejected a call for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved or postponed due to the threat posed by a large outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil.
SOCCER
May 27, 2016
Kaka named to Brazil's Copa America squad
Brazil has called on Kaka as a late addition for next month's Centenary Copa America in the United States, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 17, 2016
Rousseff's impeachment will only fan the flames
As is the case in Thailand, Brazil's political crisis is the product of a struggle between the nation's haves and have-nots.
WORLD / Science & Health
May 15, 2016
Regrown Latin American forests are called key for protecting climate and land rights
Forests regrown on lands that had been cleared for agriculture in Latin America could play a key role in trapping carbon from the atmosphere and mitigating climate change if they are managed properly, researchers said in a study published on Friday.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 26, 2016
Ominous collapse casts a shadow over Brazil
The collapse of an elevated cycling path in Rio de Janeiro last Thursday is an ominous sign as the scandal-rocked nation prepares to host the Olympics.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 20, 2016
Brazil prosecutor says more Olympic projects under investigation in corruption probe
A sweeping investigation into corruption in Brazil is targeting more infrastructure projects for this year's Olympic Games than previously made public, a federal prosecutor said, citing testimony from construction companies and executives.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 18, 2016
How Brazil can save itself
If President Rousseff's likely impeachment could move Brazil forward if it helps bury beliefs and values that have been holding the country back.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 13, 2016
No end in sight to once-booming Brazil's crises
No one knows where the Latin American nation's mix of economic disappointment and political disillusion is leading.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 5, 2016
New study estimates transmission risk of Zika virus in Japan at 16% for rest of year
Scientists have estimated the risk of transmission of the Zika virus in Japan at a relatively low 16.6 percent for the remainder of 2016, according to a study released Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Apr 1, 2016
Zika molecular map unveiled as scientific consensus blames virus for microcephaly, GBS
Researchers around the world are now convinced the Zika virus can cause the birth defect microcephaly as well as Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that can result in paralysis, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 14, 2016
Record Brazil protests put Rousseff's future in doubt
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians flooded the streets on Sunday in the biggest ever protests calling for President Dilma Rousseff's removal, reflecting rising popular anger that could encourage Congress to impeach the leftist leader.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Mar 4, 2016
Brazil researchers link Zika to another, much more prevalent, mosquito
Research by scientists in Brazil indicates that a mosquito more common than the one primarily known to transmit Zika infections may possibly be able to carry the virus, a development that could further complicate efforts to limit its spread.

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