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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter BASEL, SWITZERLAND - Brazil lost 1-0 to Switzerland yesterday at St. Jakob's Park in Basel. It was the Seleção's (Brazilian national team) first outing since their successful Confederations Cup campaign in June. Dani...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "The champions are back!" declared the Brazilian press on Monday morning. The most successful international team in football (soccer) history returned to the sporting forefront this past Sunday, June...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Seleção (Brazilian national team) thrashed Spain 3-0 at the Maracanã to win the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. It was the Seleção's third successive Confederations Cup title and eases...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL - Italy finished in third place in the FIFA Confederations Cup after defeating Uruguay 3-2 on penalties at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. An entertaining game finished in a 2-2 draw...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Seleção (Brazilian national team) will meet Spain in the FIFA Confederations Cup Final after the world and European champions scraped past Italy 7-6 on penalties at the Arena...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Seleção (Brazilian national team) are through to the FIFA Confederations Cup Final after defeating Uruguay 2-1 yesterday afternoon at Belo Horizonte's Mineirão Stadium. The performance was less than...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil are set to face South American rivals Uruguay in the semi-finals of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup today (Wednesday, June 26th) at the Mineirão stadium in Belo Horizonte....
Opinion, by Robbie Blakeley RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The protests staged across Brazil over the last ten days, beamed throughout the world and scrawled over social media sites, have been some of the darkest days in the country's recent...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Spain will meet Italy in the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup after beating Nigeria 3-0 yesterday afternoon at the Arena Castelão in Fortaleza. The African champions gave the...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the revocation of bus fare increases in many cities on Thursday and Friday's announcement of a three-pronged public services' improvement plan by President Dilma Rousseff, demonstrations continued in over...
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