Neymar and Seleção Thrash Turkey 4×0 in Friendly

Neymar and Seleção Thrash Turkey 4×0 in Friendly

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian national team scored a clear 4×0 victory against the Turkish national side in a friendly game in Istanbul yesterday (Wednesday, November 12th). Man of the match was Neymar, who scored twice. Also entering the scoreboard was Chelsea’s Willian with a great performance, while […]

Where to Watch NFL Football 2014 in Rio de Janeiro

Where to Watch NFL Football 2014 in Rio de Janeiro

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This time of year watching the American NFL (National Football League) in Brazil is a little more complicated because the daylight savings time changes now put Rio three hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST). That makes the 1PM kick-off on the East Coast of […]

Fluminense Beat Goiás 2-0 in Brasileirão

Fluminense Beat Goiás 2-0 in Brasileirão

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense comfortably beat Goiás 2-0 last night in the 32nd round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro to keep their G-4 dream alive. Goals from Fred and Conca secured the points for the Tricolor, who have now won four successive games to dispel the pressure […]

Flamengo and Botafogo Don’t Win in Brasileirão

Flamengo and Botafogo Don’t Win in Brasileirão

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Neither Flamengo nor Botafogo managed to take three points yesterday afternoon in the 29th round of the Campeonto Brasileiro. Flamengo lost on their travels while Botafogo drew at home in what was a must-win game for the relegation threatened club. Atlético-PR came from behind […]

Fluminense Beat Criciúma in Brasileirão

Fluminense Beat Criciúma in Brasileirão

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense got back to winning ways in the Campeonato Brasileiro with a 4-2 victory over Criciúma at the Maracanã this evening. The match saw the return of Walter to the Tricolor for his first game in a month, and the burly forward had a […]

Wins for Botafogo and Flamengo in Brasileirão

Wins for Botafogo and Flamengo in Brasileirão

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Botafogo and Flamengo both picked up three points in the 28th round of the Campeonato Brasileiro this past weekend. However Fluminense’s push to qualify for the Copa Libertadores were dealt a massive blow with a loss to Internacional. Botafogo gave their chances of avoiding relegation […]

Brazil Beat Argentina in SuperClássico

Brazil Beat Argentina in SuperClássico

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two goals from Diego Tardelli helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the SuperClássico yesterday (October 11th) in Beijing, China. Botafogo goalkeeper Jefferson also put in a stunning display, saving a penalty from Lionel Messi as the Seleção kept a third successive […]

Flamengo Beat Figueirense in Brasileirão

Flamengo Beat Figueirense in Brasileirão

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A last minute goal gave Flamengo a 2-1 win over Figueirense last night in the 27th round of the Campeonato Brasileiro at the Estádio Orlando Scarpelli. It helped end the Rubro-Negro’s run of five games without a victory and put them further out of danger […]

No Wins for Cariocas in Brasileirão Round 26

No Wins for Cariocas in Brasileirão Round 26

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 26th round of the Campeonato Brasileiro was one to forget for Rio clubs, with none managing to pick up a vital three points. Fluminense conceded a late equalizer, whilst there were defeats for Flamengo and Botafogo. A late goal from Bahia held Fluminense to a […]

Flamengo Win in Copa do Brasil Quarter-Final

Flamengo Win in Copa do Brasil Quarter-Final

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo have one foot in the semi-finals of the Copa do Brasil after a 1-0 win over América-RN at the Arena das Dunas in Natal last night. The first leg win gives the Carioca club a major advantage ahead of the return tie at […]

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