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Pele awards sweep for UH Community College students

Students from University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges campuses swept the college category of the 2022 Pele Awards. Kapiʻolani Community College New Media Arts students received 18 out of 19 awards, including winning the Best of Show award for the 5th year in a row. The annual Pele Awards...
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Dom Phillips: Pelé calls on Brazil to step up search for missing Amazon pair as helicopters deployed

Reknowned footballer and three-time World Cup winner Pelé is leading the calls in Brazil for authorities to step up their search for a missing British journalist and an indigenous official – as helicopters were deployed to scour the depths of the Amazon rain forest.Pelé, 81, considered a football legend, said in a tweet that he is moved by the disappearance of the pair Dom Phillips and Bruno Ferreira.“The fight for the preservation of the Amazon Forest and of the indigenous groups belongs to all of us,” he said sharing the video by Mr Phillips’ wife who made the desperate plea...

Soccer great Pelé urges Putin to stop war in Ukraine

SAO PAULO (AP) — Pelé published a message Wednesday urging Vladimir Putin to stop the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has resulted in thousands of deaths and displaced millions. The 81-year-old Pelé, who is undergoing treatment for cancer, said he published his message to the Russian president on...

Football legend Pele tells Putin: 'stop the invasion'

Brazilian football legend Pele called Wednesday for Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his army's invasion of Ukraine, as the war-torn country's national team was set to vie for a World Cup spot. "Today Ukraine tries to forget, at least for 90 minutes, the tragedy that still engulfs their country," Pele wrote in an open letter to Putin, posted on Instagram just before the Ukrainian men's football team faced Scotland in a World Cup playoff semi-final.