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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the second to last round of the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (Brasileirão), on Sunday, November 27th, league leader Palmeiras defeated Chapecoense, 1x0, to clinch the 2016 Brasileirão championship....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, November 23rd, the first leg of the Copa do Brasil (Brazil Cup) championship final got underway as Grêmio traveled to Belo Horizonte to take on Atlético-MG at Mineirão...
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 - On Thursday, November 10th, Brazil's national football (soccer) club, the seleção, returned to Belo Horizonte, the scene of arguably the worst sports moment in the country's history, to take on...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, November 6th, São Paulo’s SE Palmeiras football (soccer) club defeated Internacional, 1x0, to take a commanding six point lead in the standings of the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Série...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the 2016 season of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (Brasileirão) enters the home stretch, the top four teams in the league battled it out this weekend in a pair...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With only seven more weeks to go in the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão) Série A, round 31 kicked off on Sunday, October 16th, with the league’s two top teams seeing...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a Sunday, October 9th Globo report, the grass field at Maracanã stadium has been installed and the facility is 65 percent football (soccer) ready, welcome news to Rio’s...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to recently released Brazilian Federal Court documents, international Brazilian football (soccer) superstar Neymar has brought a lawsuit against the Brazilian federal government alleging that it leaked confidential details to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last night, Wednesday, September 28th, Flamengo’s campaign in the 2016 Copa Sul-Americana came to a crashing halt with the club’s 2x1 loss to Chile’s Palestino football (soccer) club. Wednesday’s loss...
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