December 6, 2021 5:30 pm

Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to jail for corruption

SAO PAULO (AP) — Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for allegedly buying votes for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics.The ruling by Judge Marcelo Bretas became public Thursday.Nuzman, who also headed the Rio…

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Uruguay risks missing World Cup spot after loss at Bolivia

SAO PAULO (AP) — Argentina secured a place in next year’s World Cup after a 0-0 draw against Brazil on Tuesday, giving Lionel Messi his fifth and possibly final shot at winning the only major trophy missing in his career.Second-place Argentina qualified after Chile lost 2-0 at home to third-place Ecuador. With 29 points and…

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