Hunt begins for cause of crash that wipes out Brazilian team

November 30, 2016 in Sports

[caption id="attachment_15528" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rescue and forensic teams recover the bodies of victims of the LAMIA airlines charter that crashed in the mountains of Cerro Gordo, municipality of La Union, Colombia, on November 29, 2016 carrying members of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense Real.[/caption] LA UNION,...

Tokyo organisers promise cost-cutting for 2020 Olympics

November 30, 2016 in Sports

TOKYO, Japan (AP) — Hoping to avoid last-minute financial pressures, Japanese officials said Wednesday they are determined to keep total costs of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games below 2 trillion yen (US$18 billion) after a three-day debriefing from organisers of the Rio de Janeiro Games. Rio...

Plane carrying Brazilian football players crashes in Colombia

November 29, 2016 in Sports

[caption id="attachment_15505" align="alignleft" width="300"] This photo taken on November 23, 2016 shows Brazil's Chapecoense players posing for pictures during their 2016 Copa Sudamericana semifinal second leg football match against Argentina's San Lorenzo held at Arena Conda stadium, in Chapeco, Brazil.[/caption] BOGOTA, Colombia (AFP) — A charter...