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UmRio players in action during a local tournament, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, 2016

20 May Lessons from the Favela: Sport and Social Exclusion in Rio de Janeiro

The mere presence of thirty-two children from a Rio de Janeiro favela at the head office of Novavisão (all names are pseudonyms), a leading Brazilian architecture firm, encapsulated the inequalities of Brazilian society, even as it offered a momentary transcendence from them. The children's stories...

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03 Nov Between Magic and Medicine: Testing for Controlled Substances in Senegalese Wrestling

Since its introduction in 2004, WADA’s World Anti-Doping Code has become the primary tool in the worldwide struggle against doping in sport. It has established a consistent and standardized set of doping regulations, offering organizations a means to control performance enhancing substance use – ostensibly...

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