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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, March 5th, in a dramatic back-and-forth battle that saw five goals in the first half alone, leading to a 3-3 draw in regulation, Fluminense outlasted arch-rival Flamengo to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, March 1st, the Tribunal de Justiça Desportiva do Rio de Janeiro (Sports Court of Rio de Janeiro) ordered that this Sunday's (March 5th) final of the Taça Guanabara...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, February 12th, the 2017 Campeonato Carioca edged closer to closing out stage one (Taça Guanabara) of the tournament with two of Rio's big four going head-to-head as Flamengo...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, February 11th, food fair Junta Local will take place from 10AM in the grounds of Botafogo’s Christ Church. With free entry and continuing until 6PM, the artisanal culinary...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, February 8th, Rio's Botafogo football (soccer) club traveled to Santiago, Chile to play Chilean club Colo-Colo in the second leg of the home-away series in the qualifying stage...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - This past weekend, Rio de Janeiro state’s top football (soccer) clubs returned to the pitch with the opening round of the 2017 Campeonato Carioca. Rio’s big four all saw action with...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the customary New Year's resolutions just around the corner, a course in cinema studies with the Academia Internacional de Cinema (AIC, or International Academy of Cinema) could be promise...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Long held up as a positive model of the impact of Rio’s Police Pacification Units (UPP), the Santa Marta favela community in Zona Sul (South Zone), Botafogo, was rocked on...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, November 20th, Flamengo players and fans were stunned by a last minute goal from Coritiba, which tied the game 2x2 and extinguished any hope of Flamengo winning the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last week, Brazil’s Ministry of Sports confirmed that Rio’s Flamengo football (soccer) club formally requested permission to play in Deodoro Stadium in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West Zone). Due to the...
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