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Mar 18, 2014
Mar 18, 2014
Mar 17, 2014

Brazil minister sees no mass movement to halt World Cup

LONDON (Reuters) – Mass protests against inequality are unlikely to disrupt the World Cup in Brazil, the country’s sports minister Aldo Rebelo said on Monday.

Crime rather than terrorism posed a greater threat to soccer fans heading to Brazil for the June-July tournament, the minister added at a speech in London.

Mar 17, 2014

Soccer-Brazil minister sees no mass movement to halt World Cup

LONDON, March 17 (Reuters) – Mass protests against inequality are unlikely to disrupt the World Cup in Brazil, the country’s sports minister Aldo Rebelo said on Monday.

Crime rather than terrorism posed a greater threat to soccer fans heading to Brazil for the June-July tournament, the minister added at a speech in London.

Mar 14, 2014
Mar 14, 2014
Mar 13, 2014

Ainslie making progress on America’s Cup team for Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – Ben Ainslie is making good progress on putting together an 80 million pounds ($130 million) British challenge for the next America’s Cup, the four-times Olympic champion said on Thursday.

The British sailor helped to inspire Oracle Team USA to one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history last year when they rallied from 8-1 down to defeat Emirates Team New Zealand 9-8 and land the trophy.

Mar 13, 2014

Sailing-Ainslie making progress on America’s Cup team for Britain

LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) – Ben Ainslie is making good progress on putting together an 80 million pounds ($130 million) British challenge for the next America’s Cup, the four-times Olympic champion said on Thursday.

The British sailor helped to inspire Oracle Team USA to one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history last year when they rallied from 8-1 down to defeat Emirates Team New Zealand 9-8 and land the trophy.

Mar 13, 2014

Bwin.party sees return to growth in World Cup year

LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) – Online gambling company
Bwin.Party said this year’s soccer World Cup would help
it to return to growth after problems in Greece and a shift away
from riskier markets cut earnings in 2013.

Bwin.Party is concentrating on fewer markets where
regulations are more clear cut and is expanding in the United
States as gambling rules are relaxed there.

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      "Sports Business Correspondent, a new role at Reuters. I was previously UK Chief Correspondent and have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands during more than 20 years with Reuters. I have also worked as an editor in a number of senior roles."
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