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Brazil warms up to Winter Games ahead of Rio 2016

AFP, RIO DE JANEIRO

“I’m praying you’ll be back to cheer Brazil soon,” he wrote.

The Rio Games organizers are to dissect information brought back by 64 observers from Russia, while seven have been assigned to the Sochi organizing committee

Yet while Brazil can get cold, Rio residents reach for sweaters rather than skis once the thermometer dips to 15?C and most remain cool about icy pursuits.

“But you wait, Brazil is getting its skates on,” Duchemin said.

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