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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late Friday, April 7th, the Orlando Pride of the U.S.'s National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced that it had just reached an agreement with Brazilian superstar football (soccer) player Marta...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a showdown of the top two teams in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday, March 23rd, as number one Brazil traveled to Montevideo to take on number...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Saturday, December 3rd, Ivan Tozzo, interim-president of the Chapecoense football (soccer) team announced that CONMEBOL, the governing body for South American football, has posthumously awarded the club the 2016...
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 - The long-anticipated 2016 Rio Olympics kicked off on Wednesday, August 3rd, two days ahead of the August 5th opening ceremony, with the start of the women’s Olympic football (soccer) competition....
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 Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The international governing body of football (soccer), FIFA, released the fixtures list for the 2016 Olympic football competition on Tuesday, November 10th. Seven stadiums across Brazil will host matches,...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's women's football (soccer) team won their World Cup opening game against South Korea with 2-0 with goals from Formiga and Marta. The FIFA women's World Cup, currently taking...
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...
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