Fluminense Beat Santos 1×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

Fluminense Beat Santos 1×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense beat Santos 1-0 in the eleventh round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro yesterday (July 20th) evening to move back into the G-4 at the top end of the table. Darío Conca’s wonder strike on 61 minutes separated the two sides, as Flu returned […]

All Three Carioca Teams Lose in Brasileirão: Daily

All Three Carioca Teams Lose in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The tenth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro, and first since the FIFA World Cup, was dreadful for the Carioca clubs. Botafogo, Fluminense and Flamengo were all defeated in a nightmare restart to domestic football. A wonder goal from Neto Baiano helped Sport Recife […]

Campeonato Brasileiro to Start Again in Brazil

Campeonato Brasileiro to Start Again in Brazil

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Just three days after the conclusion of the international football (soccer) spectacle 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Brazilian national tournament, the Campeonato Brasileiro is ready to get underway again. Tonight (July 16th), three Carioca clubs are in action after a five-week hiatus for the […]

No Wins for Cariocas in Brasileirão 9th Round: Daily

No Wins for Cariocas in Brasileirão 9th Round: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The ninth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro was not kind to Carioca clubs, with none of the three playing in Série A managing to pick up three points. In the final round of matches prior to the five week hiatus courtesy of the […]

Rio Vinyl Record Fair Today in Flamengo: Daily

Rio Vinyl Record Fair Today in Flamengo: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Residents of Rio are not immune to the current resurgence of interest in vinyl records happening worldwide and from 11:30 AM to 8PM today, June 1st, the Feira de Vinil do Rio de Janeiro will host its 10th edition, filling the Instituto Bennett in […]

Flamengo Draw with Figueirense in Brasileirão: Daily

Flamengo Draw with Figueirense in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – There were more dropped points for Flamengo last night as the Rubro-Negro could only draw 1-1 with Figueirense at the Estádio Morumbí in the Campeonato Brasileiro. After a lethargic first half Fla came into their own after the interval, but couldn’t find a way […]

What R$5,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro 2014

What R$5,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro 2014

By Patrick Eccles-Williams, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Over the course of the last ten years, property prices in the Cidade Maravilhosa have increased at a flash-fire rate, however in 2014, with the exception of short-term rentals during the World Cup, prices have stagnated somewhat. Continuing with our series on rental prices in […]

Flamengo and Botafogo Both Draw in Brasileirão: Daily

Flamengo and Botafogo Both Draw in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Neither Flamengo nor Botafogo managed to pick up three points yesterday in the seventh round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro. The situation is becoming critical for both clubs, who have managed just a single win each in seven outings so far, and face the […]

Rio Hotels Host Three World Cup Squads: Daily

Rio Hotels Host Three World Cup Squads: Daily

By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Several hotels in Rio de Janeiro are preparing to welcome the teams, staff and families of the England, Holland and Italy football (soccer) teams for the coming World Cup. O Globo reports the squads will be staying at the Caesar Park in Ipanema, the Royal […]

Fluminense Thrash São Paulo in Brasileirão: Daily

Fluminense Thrash São Paulo in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense twice came from behind to beat São Paulo last night in the sixth round of the Campeonato Brasileiro. Of the three Carioca teams in action, Flu was the only side to pick up three points, as Botafogo went down at Grêmio and Flamengo […]

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