Eric Winton

Director, New Millennium Business

Rio 2016 update

Rio 2016 – keeping you in touch Brazil, post-election, is introducing austerity measures in an attempt to shore up its finances and avoid a credit rating downgrade. The 2015 budget for the military police in the state of Rio de Janeiro has been cut by 26%, according to Brazilian daily(continue)

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Tough Mudder grows

Tough Mudder grows Tough Mudder, Brooklyn NY based, anticipates more than US$100 million in revenue for 2014. Tough Mudder focuses on mental fitness and the most important element is its psychology of fear. Amidst questions about safety in the US, the 2015 version of Electroshock Therapy includes a version that(continue)

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Baku 2015 European Games

  2015 European Games are in Baku Baku…that's in Azerbaijan. Baku 2015 is the first ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent which will take place from 12 – 28 June 2015. The Opening Ceremony on Friday 12 June and the Closing Ceremony on Sunday 28(continue)

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Roundup of great news for the week

It's big sports events season… We're midway through the AFC 2015 Asian Football Cup. Tennis has been live on two Seven channels. How did you like Federer's 1000th win at Brisbane?  The Australian Open is underway. The Tour Down Under is pumping. In the tread of tests with India and(continue)

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