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Adidas AG (stylized as ɑdidɑs since 1949) is a multinational corporation, founded and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories.
André Guelfi (6 May 1919 – 28 June 2016) was a French racing driver.
Andrew Jennings is a British investigative reporter.
The arms industry, also known as the defense industry or the arms trade, is a global industry responsible for the manufacturing and sales of weapons and military technology.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of association football in Asia and Australia.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Bloomsbury is an area of the London Borough of Camden, between Euston Road and Holborn.
Brazil competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events).
The Brazilian Football Confederation (Confederação Brasileira de Futebol or CBF) is the governing body of football in Brazil.
The Brazilian Ice Sports Federation (Confederação Brasileira de Desportos no Gelo, CBDG) was founded by Eric Maleson, Brazil's first Bobsled athlete.
The Brazilian Olympic Committee or BOC (Comitê Olímpico do Brasil – COB) is the highest authority in Brazilian sport and the governing body of Brazilian Olympic sport.
Bribery is the act of giving or receiving something of value in exchange for some kind of influence or action in return, that the recipient would otherwise not alter.
The Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (English: Brazilian Championship A Series), commonly referred as Brasileirão, is a Brazilian professional league for men's football clubs.
Carlos Alberto Lacoste (2 February 1929 – 24 June 2004) was an Argentine navy vice-admiral and politician who briefly served as interim President of Argentina.
Castor Gonçalves de Andrade e Silva (1926 – April 11, 1997) was a well-known bicheiroA "bicheiro" or "banker" is the mobster who operates the jogo do bicho ("the animal's game"), a popular Brazilian illegal gambling game.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
A centenarian is a person who lives to or beyond the age of 100 years.
Clube dos 13 (Club of the 13) was the organization responsible for representing the interest of the most powerful football clubs of Brazil, including members from several football state federations such as Federação Paulista de Futebol, Federação de Futebol do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Federação Gaúcha de Futebol and Federação Mineira de Futebol.
Coca-Cola, or Coke (also Pemberton's Cola at certain Georgian vendors), is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company.
Commercial bribery is a form of bribery which involves corrupt dealing with the agents or employees of potential buyers to secure an advantage over business competitors.
The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF,; typeset for branding purposes since 2018 as Concacaf) is the continental governing body for association football (soccer) in North America, which includes Central America and the Caribbean region.
The Confederation of African Football or CAF (Confédération Africaine de Football) is the administrative and controlling body for African association football.
The 2000 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (officially the Copa João Havelange) was the 44th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, the top-level of professional football in Brazil.
Cosme Velho is a neighborhood in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, adjacent to Laranjeiras.
Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama is a Brazilian football club that was founded on August 21, 1898 (although the professional football department started on November 5, 1915), by Portuguese immigrants, and it is still traditionally supported by the Portuguese community of Rio de Janeiro.
In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.
De Telegraaf (The Telegraph) is the largest Dutch daily morning newspaper.
Delftware or Delft pottery, also known as Delft Blue (Delfts blauw), is blue and white pottery made in and around Delft in the Netherlands and the tin-glazed pottery made in the Netherlands from the 16th century.
Dentsu Inc. (株式会社電通 Kabushiki-gaisha Dentsū or 電通 Dentsū for short) is a Japanese international advertising, public relations, stockholding company HQ in Tokyo.
The Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos, formerly the Estádio Olímpico João Havelange (João Havelange Olympic Stadium), is a multi-purpose stadium located in the neighbourhood of Engenho de Dentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The Estádio Municipal Parque do Sabiá, also known as Parque do Sabiá ("Thrush Park"), is a multi-use stadium in Uberlândia, Brazil.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
The FIFA Confederations Cup is an international association football tournament for men's national teams, currently held every four years by FIFA.
The FIFA Congress is the supreme legislative body of the International Federation of Association Football (French: Fédération Internationale de Football Association), commonly known by the acronym FIFA.
The FIFA Council (formerly the FIFA Executive Committee) is an institution of FIFA (the governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer).
The FIFA U-17 World Cup, founded as the FIFA U-16 World Championship, later changed to its current name in 2007, is the world championship of association football for male players under the age of 17 organized by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
The FIFA U-20 World Cup is the biennial football world championship for male players under the age of 20, organised by FIFA.
The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.
Horst Dassler (12 March 1936 – 9 April 1987) was the son of Adolf "Adi" Dassler, who founded Adidas.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
International Sport and Leisure (ISL) was a Swiss sports marketing company that was closely bound to FIFA.
Jorge Rafael Videla (2 August 1925 – 17 May 2013) was a senior commander in the Argentine Army and dictator of Argentina from 1976 to 1981.
Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquess of Samaranch (17 July 1920 – 21 April 2010) was a Spanish sports administrator and minister of sports under the Franco regime (1973–1977) who served as the seventh President of the IOC (IOC) from 1980 to 2001.
Jules Rimet (14 October 1873 – 16 October 1956) was a French football administrator who was the 3rd President of FIFA, serving from 1921 to 1954.
Laranjeiras (orange trees) is an upper-middle-class neighborhood located in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.
The Law School of Fluminense Federal University is a teaching unit located at Rua Presidente Pedreira, nº 62, in the neighborhood Ingá, in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro.
The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.
Nils Lennart Johansson (born 5 November 1929) was the fifth and, to date, the longest serving president of UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations, from his election at UEFA's Malta Congress in 1990 until 2007.
Argentina has had many different types of heads of state, as well as many different types of government.
The following is a list of presidents of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the world association football governing body.
The National Reorganization Process (Proceso de Reorganización Nacional, often simply el Proceso, "the Process") was the name used by its leaders for the military dictatorship that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983.
O Estado de S. Paulo (The State of São Paulo), also known as O Estadão or simply Estadão, is a daily newspaper published in the Metropolitan region of São Paulo, Brazil, and distributed mainly nationally.
The Order of Isabella the Catholic (Orden de Isabel la Católica) is a Spanish civil order in which membership is granted in recognition of services that benefit the country.
The Order of Prince Henry the Navigator (Ordem do Infante Dom Henrique) is a Portuguese National Order of Knighthood created on 2 June 1960, to commemorate the quincentenary of the death of the Infante Henry the Navigator (known in Portuguese as Henrique), third son of King John I of Portugal and his queen, Philippa of Lancaster.
The Pan American Games (also known colloquially as the Pan Am Games) is a major sporting event in the Americas featuring summer sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions.
Panorama is a BBC Television investigative current affairs documentary programme.
Patrick Nally is a British entrepreneur and specialist consultant, widely acknowledged as the 'founding father' of modern sports marketing'Founding Father', Chris Britcher, SportBusiness International (May 2003), p.36-38 'In From The Cold', Kevin Roberts, SportBusiness International (July 2010), p.26-28 'In From the Cold' (ABRIDGED), Kevin Roberts, SportBusiness International Online (1 July 2010) and a principal pioneer of today's sports business industry.
Edson Arantes do Nascimento (born 23 October 1940), known as Pelé, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward.
The Pelé Law is a Brazilian law that forces professional sports clubs to observe business law and pay tax within two years.
The International Olympic Committee is a corporation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrius Vikelas on 23 June 1894.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
Respiratory tract infection (RTI) refers to any of a number of infectious diseases involving the respiratory tract.
Ricardo Terra Teixeira (born June 20, 1947) is the former president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).
The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese: Carnaval do Rio de Janeiro) is a festival held every year before Lent and considered the biggest carnival in the world with two million people per day on the streets.
Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.
Santa Teresa is the name of a neighborhood in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Joseph "Sepp" Blatter (born 10 March 1936) is a Swiss football administrator who was the eighth president of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) from 1998 to 2015.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
Sir Stanley Ford Rous, CBE (25 April 1895 – 18 July 1986) was the 6th President of FIFA, serving from 1961 to 1974.
Swimming is an individual or team sport that requires the use of ones arms and legs to move the body through water.
The men's 1500 metre freestyle was a swimming event held as part of the swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics programme.
The men's 400 metre freestyle was a swimming event held as part of the swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics programme.
The franc (sign: Fr. or SFr.; Franken, French and Romansh: franc, franco; code: CHF) is the currency and legal tender of Switzerland and Liechtenstein; it is also legal tender in the Italian exclave Campione d'Italia.
The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of association football in England, the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.
The 1996 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 96, was the 10th UEFA European Championship, a quadrennial football tournament contested by European nations and organised by UEFA.
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI;, International Cycling Union) is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events.
Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams.
Final results for the water polo tournament at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Zug (Zug,; Zoug; Zugo; Zug; Neo-Latin Tugiumnamed in the 16th century), is an affluent municipality and town in Switzerland.
The 1936 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1936), officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in 1936 in Berlin, Nazi Germany.
The 1951 Pan American Games (the I Pan American Games) were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina between 25 February-9 March 1951.
The 1952 Summer Olympics (Kesäolympialaiset 1952; Olympiska sommarspelen 1952), officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Helsinki, Finland, in 1952.
The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in November–December 1956, apart from the equestrian events, which were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden.
The 1976 Argentine coup d'état was a right-wing coup that overthrew Isabel Perón as President of Argentina on 24 March 1976.
The 1978 FIFA World Cup, the 11th staging of the FIFA World Cup, quadrennial international football world championship tournament, was held in Argentina between 1 and 25 June.
The 1986 FIFA World Cup, the 13th FIFA World Cup, was held in Mexico from 31 May to 29 June 1986.
The 1992 Summer Olympic Games (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1992; Catalan: Jocs Olímpics d'estiu de 1992), officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event celebrated in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1992.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.
The 2007 Pan American Games, officially known as the XV Pan American Games, were a major continental multi-sport event that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 13 to July 29, 2007.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
The 2016 Summer Paralympics, the 15th Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016.