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GB and Brazil Sign Olympic Accord

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO – Almost exactly six months after the announcement in Copenhagen that the city of Rio would host the 2016 Olympic Games, the UK Sports Minister Tessa Jowell and a team of representatives from the London Olympics arrived in the city to formalize and expand on the burgeoning relationship between the two countries.

With the emphasis for 2012 very much on legacy and sustainability, these two elements became the watchwords for a meeting between the two . . .

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