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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After two heated battles in the Copa do Brasil semi-finals, two of Rio's big four, Flamengo and Botafogo, once again went head-to-head on Sunday, September 10th in round 23 of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, August 16th, two of Rio's big four went head-to-head as Flamengo met Botafogo in the first leg of the 2017 Copa do Brasil semi-finals. It was an intense...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It's been an eventful week for one of Rio's big four football (soccer) clubs, Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama, which began with the club being prohibited from playing at...
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 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...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For ten seconds on Sunday night, all talk of green pool water, lack of stadium food, and athletes’ muggings in the 2016 Rio Olympics took a backseat to one man...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Penalties decided both second legs of the Rio state football (soccer) championship, the Campeonato Carioca, this weekend. While Botafogo disputed a thriller shootout against Fluminense, which the alvinegro won after...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio’s state government has allowed the Olympic stadium João Havelange, better known as Engenhão stadium, to host games of the upcoming Rio state championship, the Campeonato Carioca. The championship is...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Much to the delight of football (soccer) fans across the Cidade Maravilhosa, the Maracanã Stadium is back playing a fundamental part in the Brazilian domestic game. Following almost three...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The stage for the Seleção Brasileira's finest moment in over a decade when they lifted the Confederations Cup, Rio's Maracanã Stadium will host its first domestic football (soccer) match...
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