Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to jail for corruption


by WTOP News

WTOP News— 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

Chicago Sun-Times—Convicted of corruption, former Brazil Olympic boss gets jail term. President of Brazil’s Olympic Committee Carlos Arthur Nuzman (left) and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach visit Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Jan. 22, 2014. | Associated Press file photo Carlos Arthur Nuzman was on the International Olympic Committee when his colleagues were allegedly bribed in the vote that awarded the 2016 Games to Rio de Janeiro over several cities, including Chicago. Nuzman will remain free while he appeals. SAO PAULO — Carlos...

nydailynews.com—Former head of Rio 2016 sentenced to 30 years in jail for allegedly buying votes for city to host Olympics. Carlos Arthur Nuzman, 79, was the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for over two decades.

Mail Online—Ronaldinho could be jailed in his native Brazil over unpaid maintenance to a former girlfriend. Former Barcelona and AC Milan star Ronaldinho has been warned he could be hauled back to jail over a maintenance payment dispute with a former girlfriend.