American Presence Officer in Belo Horizonte Rita Rico welcomed the public to the American Day cultural and sports event held outside Belo Horizonte’s Mineirão stadium. The event was covered by local TV Globo Minas . American Day was co-sponsored by the American Presence Post in Belo Horizonte. The event took place in advance of the inaugural Brazil vs. Argentina American football …
By U.S. Mission Brazil | 16 December, 2017 | Topics: Belo Horizonte, Events, Public Affairs, Sports | Tags: #sports, Belo Horizonte
On August 5, at Sesc Itaquera, Consul General Ricardo Zuniga participated in an official opening ceremony of the Stars of Sport program, which marked the beginning of the fifth edition of the Stars of Basketball, the fourth edition of the Football Stars and the second edition of the Stars of the Baseball. The programs are …
By U.S. Mission Brazil | 23 August, 2017 | Topics: Events, Sao Paulo, Sports, Study in the U.S. | Tags: #sports, #sportsforall #socialinclusion
On August 3, the Brazilian Naval Academy held a ceremony in recognition of the cooperation between the Brazilian Navy and the United States Olympic Committee during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
By U.S. Mission Brazil | 11 August, 2017 | Topics: 2016 Olympics/Paralympics, Events, Former U.S. Ambassadors, News, Rio de Janeiro, Sports
For the first time ever – alumni from sports-themed US government exchange programs met on June 6-7, to share experiences and develop partnerships and projects to strengthen the alumni network.
By U.S. Mission Brazil | 22 June, 2017 | Topics: Events, News, Sao Paulo, Social Inclusion, Sports | Tags: #sports, #sportsforall #socialinclusion
Mission Brazil’s Sports For All poster show highlights U.S. participation in the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, demonstrating the powerful role sports play in bringing nations together to celebrate friendship and the shared values of respect and courage. These athletes inspire the world with their determination and skills. Click here to view our poster show.
By U.S. Mission Brazil | 19 August, 2016 | Topics: 2016 Olympics/Paralympics, Featured Event, Sports | Tags: Olympics 2016
Rio de Janeiro, July 11, 2016 – As part of its Olympic and Paralympic cultural and educational “Sports for All” campaign, PA Rio hosted the Commissioner of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Jacqie McWilliams for a program on sports for educational development. During her visit to Rio de Janeiro, the speaker engaged with Brazilian educators …
By U.S. Mission Brazil | 11 July, 2016 | Topics: 2016 Olympics/Paralympics, Events, News, Public Affairs, Rio de Janeiro, Speeches, Sports, U.S. & Brazil | Tags: 4July, Draper, OlympicPrideAmericanPrejudice, Underwood
The Olympic motto “Citius, Altius, Fortius”, is Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger”. Every athlete strives to overcome their own limits, but it is Olympic history that is most full of athletes who have accomplished truly extraordinary mental and physical feats. U.S. gymnast Kerri Strug is one example. In the 1996 Atlanta Games, Strug fell when …
By U.S. Mission Brazil | 11 May, 2016 | Topics: 2016 Olympics/Paralympics, Featured Event, Rio de Janeiro, Sports | Tags: Olympics 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 27, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On April 26, 2016, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde officially launched the #USinRio campaign at a U.S. Consulate reception to commemorate 100 days to the Olympic and Paralympic Games. #USinRio will help U.S. citizens prepare for travel to Brazil for the Games. The campaign …
By U.S. Mission Brazil | 27 April, 2016 | Topics: 2016 Olympics/Paralympics, Featured Event, News, Press Releases, Rio de Janeiro, Sports, U.S. Citizen Services | Tags: Olympics 2016
Today President Barack Obama hosted Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the White House. Their meeting underscored the long-standing and increasingly diverse partnership between the United States and Brazil, which is rooted in a shared commitment to expand inclusive economic growth and prosperity; promote international peace and security and respect for human rights; strengthen bilateral defense …
By U.S. Mission Brazil | 30 June, 2015 | Topics: Climate, Economic Issues, Energy, Environment, Fact Sheets, Health Issues, International Security, Political Affairs, Science and Tech, Social Inclusion, Sports, U.S. & Brazil, U.S.-Brazil Priorities