#Rio de Janeiro

.Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
According to media reports, Neymar's alleged New Year party was attended by 150-500 people. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The investigation was based on 'several claims' of the alleged party from the press
  • The player’s close sources refuted rumours about any lavish party
  • Neymar also quashed the rumours, sharing pictures of himself with a friend on a yacht

.Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The beach restrictions are sure to dampen the New Year mood in Rio, which is known for its carnivalesque way of ringing in the New Year. (Photo credit: Representational image)

  • Rio de Janeiro authorities to block beach access the night of December 31
  • The restrictions will be clamped at 8 PM, barring access to the 30 km shoreline of famous beach
  • The move has beeen taken in view of the rising coronavirus toll in the city, which has a higher per capita death than the national average