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Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to over 30 years in prison for corruption

10 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

SAO PAULO - Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for allegedly buying votes for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics.
The ruling by Judge Marcelo Bretas became public Thursday.
Nuzman, who also headed the Rio 2016 organizing committee, was found guilty of corruption, criminal organization, money laundering and tax evasion. The 79-year-old executive won't be jailed until all his appeals are heard.
He and his lawyer did not comment on the decision.
Bretas also sentenced to jail former...
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Ex-Brazil Olympic boss sentenced for corruption

10 days ago   |   By ESPN

Carlos Arthur Nuzman was found guilty of corruption, criminal organization, money laundering and tax evasion.
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