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Rio police vow full investigation after slaying

Posted by Henry Peirse on April 24, 2014 at 4:05 AM

GRNlive correspondent Doug Gray is in Rio de Janeiro

IOL.co.za: Rio de Janeiro's top security official on Wednesday promised a rigorous investigation into the death of a young man that sparked overnight clashes in a slum near a key Olympic venue and did not rule out that police may have been responsible. Public Safety Director Jose Maria Beltrame told repo...

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Video production and fixing around the world

Posted by Henry Peirse on March 5, 2014 at 4:00 AM

The GRNlive network can provide local resources for video production, video newsgathering and audio production or newsgathering. Equally if you require a fixer, please call + 44 20 7976 5335

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GRNlive correspondents available all over the world

Posted by Henry Peirse on March 5, 2014 at 4:00 AM

GRNlive correspondents are covering many other stories not listed here. Please call us for advice and suggestions for cost effective newsgathering.

Oscar Pistorius speaks out one year after shooting girlfriend dead

Posted by Henry Peirse on February 14, 2014 at 4:15 AM

GRNlive correspondent Griffin Shea is in Johannesburg

AFP via Daily Telegraph: South African Paralympic sprint star Oscar Pistorius said Friday he was consumed with "sorrow" as he marked one year since he shot dead his model girlfriend on Valentine's Day in what he maintains was an accident. The worl...

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Sochi Winter Olympics day seven - live!

Posted by Henry Peirse on February 14, 2014 at 4:05 AM

Guardian correspondent Shaun Walker is in the Russian summer resort city of Sochi for the Winter Olympics.

The Guardian: For live coverage - follow the link.....

Sochi 2014: Russian city prepares for Olympic opening ceremony

Posted by Henry Peirse on February 7, 2014 at 4:20 AM

GRNlive correspondent Kevin O'Flynn is in Sochi

BBC: The costliest Olympic Games in history officially open in Russia on Friday, with 98 medals to be won over 16 days. Sochi, on Russia's Black Sea coast, will welcome about 2,900 athletes in 15 disciplines as the opening ceremony begins at 20:14 local time (16:14 GMT). The build-up has been overshadowed by security fears, human rights concerns and de...

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Russia's Olympic wall of security surrounds Sochi

Posted by Henry Peirse on February 5, 2014 at 3:55 AM

GRNlive correspondent Kevin O'Flynn will be in Sochi at the Games

BBC: There is only one road into Sochi from the rest of Russia - a narrow, winding road that hugs the coast. As you drive towards Sochi along the road, you have to go through a huge concrete checkpoint in the tiny hamlet of Magri, around 60 miles (100 km) short of the city centre. For the duration of the Winter Olympics only vehicles registered ...

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Last test match for one of the greatest cricketers of all time.

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 14, 2013 at 3:15 AM

GRN correspondents in England, India, Australia and all test playing nations can bring you the stories that have brought Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar near mythical status in his home country and around the world. Know as the 'Little Master' he is playing his 200th test match on his home ground in Mumbai.

The match is live in text for at

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Ethiopia - Nigeria Preview: Super Eagles look to soar to fifth World Cup finals

Posted by Henry Peirse on October 13, 2013 at 4:30 AM

GRN's Marthe van der Wolf in Addis Ababa says the town is all a buzz and excitement levels are massive.

GRN correspondents around the world are also covering other World Cup qualifers.

Goal.com: Stephen Keshi's men travel to Addis Ababa to face hosts who have never reached the intercontinental tournament in their history.

Word Cup Qualifier Round-up

Posted by Henry Peirse on October 12, 2013 at 2:50 AM

GRN correspondents across the globe are available to discuss the football or in some case the soccer last night. The highs and lows and teams get closer to the inevitable disaster bar one that is the road to Rio 2014.

Reuters: A brilliant goal on his debut by midfielder Andros Townsend kept England on course for the World Cup finals as they beat Montenegro 4-1 at Wembley on Friday to remain top of qualifying Group H with on...

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