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Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...Olympics and beatable ones in the worlds, and they could go to Brazil with their best one yet.LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris...So if we ? whatever group suits up and flies down to Brazil for the Olympics ? if we're not prepared with the same mentality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-15/team-usa-turns-focus-rio-afte
Americans expect a tough gold-medal game against Serbia

...became win or go home.A 90-72 rout of previously unbeaten Greece in the round of 16 was followed by an 84-56 victory over Brazil in the quarterfinals. Then the Serbians built a huge lead and held on Friday for a 90-85 victory over France, which had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-13/americans-expect-tou
Mary Thompson

...most of Western Europe, living in Germany for three years. And she spent ten unforgettable days on the beaches of Fortaleza, Brazil. But wherever Kathryn traveled, Snelling was always home. And spending time with her extended and immediate family was her...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172457792
Brazil's economy slips into a recession

SAO PAULO - Brazil has slipped into recession, with government figures released Friday showing...the country's GDP stands at 1.27 trillion reals ($567 billion).Brazil last experienced a recession between October 2008 and February 2009...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/brazils-economy-slips-rece
New teammates capture mixed doubles crown at U.S. Open

NEW YORK - Top-seeded Sania Mirza, of India, and Bruno Soares, of Brazil, won the U.S. Open mixed doubles title Friday after playing together for just two weeks, beating American Abigail Spears and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-05/new-teammates-captur
Overtime

...for re-electionSepp Blatter will run for a fifth, four-year term as FIFA president.Buoyed by a successful World Cup in Brazil and UEFA President Michel Platini opting not to stand in next year's election, the 78-year-old Blatter believes he has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-08/overtime
Economic forecast in much of world: Dim to gloomy

...unsatisfactory. Only in low-income "developing economies" did a majority (51 percent) call economic conditions "good."Brazil has seen the steepest drop in economic confidence: Just 32 percent of Brazilians were positive about their economy, down from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-09/economic-forecast-much-wor
Chick-fil-A's Truett Cathy dies

...He also created a long-term program for foster children that has foster care homes in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Brazil.His sympathy for children was demonstrated in August 2008 when he worked out a deal with the parents of two girls who were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/chick-fil-truett-cathy-dies
Brazil advances but will be without Neymar

FORTALEZA, Brazil - Not long after celebrating another all-important win at the World Cup, Brazil was jolted by the loss of Neymar.The tournament's...fauxhawk fractured a vertebra in his back during Brazil's 2-1 quarterfinal victory over Colombia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-04/brazil-advances-will-be-without-n
Brazil beats Chile in shootout at World Cup

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Tight and tense as it was, it was enough to keep Brazil's national obsession of winning the World Cup...Chile.With the score level at 1-1 on Saturday, Brazil was inches away from an early exit when Chile forward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-28/brazil-beats-chile-s