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Kitesurfer Dies After Shark Attack During New Caledonia Vacation

A West Australian man died after

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Sail Wind Surf's Tall Ships Amsterdam for a Once in a Lifetime Experience: LuxEcoLiving's Best Cruises for 2016

Oslo Norway Getting Ready To Board Windstar's Wind Surf One of the Largest Sailing Yachts in the World-Departing from Oslo, Norway this eight-day cruise took us to Amsterdam, Netherlands, with stops to Kristiansand, Norway; Rotterdam and Vlissingen, Netherlands; Zeebruge, Belgium; and Dover, England


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Washington Republicans rip Kerry for Nantucket outing during Egyptian crisis

Republicans ripped Secretary of State John Kerry for being on his yacht Wednesday as former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was removed from office.

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Kitesurfers catch the wave in Mauritius | Reuters

By Ed Harris

| LE MORNE, Mauritius

LE MORNE, Mauritius Her blond hair dripping with salt water, top Austrian kitesurfer Gabi Steidl cuts through the translucent, emerald green waves of the Indian Ocean.

Kitesurfing -- a hi-tech hybrid of surfing and kite-flying -- is fast winning converts: riders harnessed to kites who stand on boards and skim, surf or even leap, often hanging in the air for several seconds.

With its world-class winds, plenty of breakers and calmer lagoons for beginners, Mauritius is determined to cash in.

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Rio 2016 Schedule, Medals, Results & News

The city of Rio de Janeiro hosted the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. This followed three rounds of voting by members of the International viver esporte online Olympic Committee (IOC) on 2 October 2009 at the 121st IOC Session, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Rio 2016 Alex Ferro

Seven cities were initially proposed by their National Olympic Committees to host the 2016 Games: Chicago (USA), Prague (CZE), Tokyo (JPN), Rio de Janeiro (BRA), Baku (AZE), Doha (QAT) and Madrid (ESP). On 4 June 2008, the IOC Executive Board selected four cities to enter the Candidate City phase of the bid process. Listed in the official order of drawing of lots, these cities were:

Chicago (USA)

Tokyo (JPN)

Rio de Janeiro (BRA)

Madrid (ESP)

During the vote on 2 October 2009, Rio de Janeiro eventually triumphed by taking 66 votes compared to Madrid's 32. This gave Rio the majority that it needed to be elected as the host city for the 2016 Games. Rio had to overcome stiff competition, however, in the form of Chicago, Tokyo and Madrid in order to get the Games.

21st IOC Session, 2 October 2009, Copenhagen: Election of the Host City of the XXXI Games of the Olympiad





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Panasonic to Launch Global Marketing Activities for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

OSAKA, Japan--()--Panasonic Corporation, which supports the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Rio

2016 Olympics) and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as an Official

Worldwide Partner for the Olympic Games*1, today announced

the company will launch a variety of global marketing activities in its

sponsorship category. Through these activities, Panasonic hopes to

deliver the splendor and excitement of sports and help nurture the

Olympic Movement.

Panasonic has signed a partnership agreement with Sugarloaf Mountain

located in the Urca district of Rio de Janeiro,