Dressed in hand-embroidered velvet costumes, mounted on beautiful horses, Brazilians celebrate Carnival with confetti and streamers in a tradition that dates back to the 18th century, turning the war between the Moors and Christians into a religious festival.
LA UNION, Colombia (AP) — A chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match in its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors, officials said Tuesday.
Ticket sales for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have surged following a slow start, to second-best in the games’ 56-year history, after London, according to the Associated Press. Competitions run through Sunday.
Photos from the gold and bronze men’s beach volleyball matches at the Rio 2016 Olympic games.
Photos from the men’s shot put final at the Rio 2016 Olympic games.