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Brazil's Olympic chief keeps power despite critics

Updated: October 4, 2012, 6:30 PM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- The man who has headed the Olympic movement in Brazil for decades and helped bring the Summer Games to Rio de Janeiro is set to extend his rule amid increased criticism and accusations of wrongdoing.

Carlos Nuzman, whose name has been synonymous with the Olympics in Brazil since the mid-1990s, is poised to win re-election as president of the national Olympic committee for a fifth straight four-year term on Friday despite increased calls to have him removed.

The 70-year-old ...

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