On May 1st, the Brazilian Modern Pentathlon Military Team won the British Army’s Modern Pentathlon International Competition, in Sandhurst, England. It is a competition recognized by the International Military Sports Council (CISM) which gathered athletes from Europe and South America.
Brazil will conduct a large military border operation in May to safeguard the Confederations Cup that will be held in June, an event considered the final rehearsal before the 2014 World Cup, President Dilma Rousseff announced on April 23.
On April 22 the Brazilian Army reported that 1,200 military specialists will be deployed in the fight against terrorism and chemical weapons, to guarantee the security of the 2013 Confederations Cup, which starts on June 15.
A network of 33 airports intensified the number of officers and aircraft parking spots, to guarantee the security and traffic of passengers, authorities and delegations during the Confederations Cup in June, the final rehearsal for the 2014 World Cup.
On April 5, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the removal of the Colombian professional soccer team América de Cali (also known as Corporación Deportiva América) from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List).
The world’s greatest sprinter, Olympic champion Usain Bolt visited the Brazilian Air Force University (UNIFA), in Rio de Janeiro, on March 28, for the Future Olympic Project.
Rio de Janeiro hosted the second phase of the Modern Pentathlon World Cup held between March 20 and 24, at the Deodoro Sports Complex with 72 pentathletes from 23 countries. Military athletes, who are part of the High Performing Athletes Program (PAAR) of the Brazilian Army Sports Committee (CDE)...