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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter LONDON, ENGLAND - Brazil lost 2-1 to Mexico in the final of the 2012 Olympic football (soccer) tournament, finishing runner-up for the third time. Peralta's 28 second strike shocked the Seleção, whose overconfidence seemed...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - In perhaps their best performance in the 2012 London Olympics yet, Brazil’s women’s volleyball team beat Japan in straight sets Thursday (August 9th), securing the team a place in the Finals...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter LONDON, ENGLAND - Two goals from Leandro Damião helped Brazil beat South Korea 3-0 and reach their first Olympic final in 24 years. Brazil will now play Mexico on Saturday at London's Wembley Stadium,...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter LONDON, ENGLAND - Brazil scraped through to the semi-finals of the 2012 Olympic Games after a 3-2 win over Honduras at St. James' park in Newcastle. They twice fell behind but a brace from...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter LONDON, ENGLAND - Brazil's female football (soccer) side crashed out of the 2012 London Olympics after losing 2-0 to reigning world champions Japan. Five-time world player of the year Marta had a quiet game...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil breezed past New Zealand yesterday in the final group stage of the 2012 Olympics football (soccer) tournament and will now face Honduras on Saturday in the knock-out round. The...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil almost blew a three goal lead as they defeated Egypt 3-2 in their opening game at the 2012 Olympics at the Millenium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Mano Menezes'...
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