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Category Archives: 2012 London Summer Olympics

Brazilian Alexandra do Nascimento is elected the best Handball player in the world for 2012


Alexandra do Nascimento, 2012 IHF Best Player in the World Normally, Brazil is accustomed to having its male soccer stars honored with world soccer player of the year honors with … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fabiana, captain of Brazil’s 2012 gold medal winning Olympic volleyball team, sought after by top modeling agency


The center Fabiana, captain of the Brazilian national volleyball team that took home the gold in the 2012 London Olympics, is being evaluated by Ford Models modeling agency to strut … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Already the owner of many medals, sprinter Rosângela Santos posts her personal best in a losing effort in the 2012 London Olympics


RosângelaOliveira Cristina Santos is yet another Brazilian athlete who deserves accolades for her performances in the 2012 London Summer Olympics. Santos’ story is interesting as she was actually born in … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brazilian women’s 4×100 relay team set new Olympic record for South American competitors


First and second on the left, Brazil’s Rosângela Santos and Evelyn dos Santos In our ongoing coverage of black Brazilian women participating in the 2012 London Olympics, on Thursday, we featured the … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brazilian women’s 4×100 relay team set new Olympic record for South American competitors


First and second on the left, Brazil’s Rosângela Santos and Evelyn dos Santos   In our ongoing coverage of black Brazilian women participating in the 2012 London Olympics, on Thursday, we featured … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brazilian women’s volleyball team wins Olympic gold!


Destinee wasn’t enough. Brazil denied the United States its first Olympic gold medal in women’s volleyball Saturday in a 3-1 upset that had the Brazilians turning somersaults on the court … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brazilian women’s volleyball team wins Olympic gold!


Destinee wasn’t enough. Brazil denied the United States its first Olympic gold medal in women’s volleyball Saturday in a 3-1 upset that had the Brazilians turning somersaults on the court … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · Leave a comment