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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, September 5th, the current top two teams in South American World Cup qualifying went head-to-head as Brazil traveled to Barranquilla to face off against Colombia. A second-period...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Large stadiums built for the 2014 World Cup are facing potential loss in revenue since an October ruling from the CBF. The provisional measure prohibits the leasing of fields...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, November 30th, in the stadium where the first of two games to determine the winner of this year’s Copa Sul Americana was scheduled to be held, more than...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late Thursday night (October 6th), Brazil’s national football (soccer) team continued its impressive streak under new head coach Adenor Bacchi, known simply as Tite, routing Bolivia 5x0 in CONMEBOL (South...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Only days before their debut match, the Brazilian national team’s (Seleção) Olympic football (soccer) coach Rogerio Micale, on Monday, August 1st, introduced Atlético Paranaense goalkeeper Weverton Pereira Silva as the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a press conference at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) headquarters in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday (June 29th), coach Rogério Micale, announced the eighteen players who will play for...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Receita Federal (RS) in Brazil, or federal internal revenue service, reported that since 2002 they have been running an investigation of fraud in football (soccer) within the country. According...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Polícia Federal (Federal Police) has announced the opening of a investigation into possible ramifications of the corruption scandal at football (soccer) governing body FIFA in Brazil. Brazilian José...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – World Cup organizer and football (soccer) governing body FIFA has announced the creation of a special fund of US$100 million to support sports facilities, youth and women's football, and medical...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of top-flight footballers from Brazil's Campeonato Brasileiro now petitioning the CBF (the Brazilian Football Confederation) for better conditions topped one hundred last week as the movement continues to grow.  Under the collective...
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