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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...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a busy day in 2016 Copa do Brasil (Brazil Cup) action on Wednesday, September 21st, as several top teams punched their tickets to the Quarterfinals. While Grêmio and...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For many fans of the NFL around the world, September means the beginning of another exciting season of American football. This year the Blue Agave in Ipanema is set...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the 2016 Rio Olympics now concluded, the Brazilian sports world turns its attention back to the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão) Série A. On Sunday, August 28th, two local teams...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, August 17th, at Maracanã Stadium, the Seleção (Brazilian national team) dominated Honduras for the 6x0 victory in the semifinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics men’s football (soccer) competition....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, August 10th, in a must-win game, Brazil’s men’s national football (soccer) team defeated Denmark 4-0 to move forward in the 2016 Rio Olympics football competition. A loss would...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Striving to win its fourth consecutive Olympics, the USA women’s football (soccer) team faced a disappointing 2-2 tie with Colombia on Tuesday, with star goalkeeper Hope Solo failing to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A day after the women’s football (soccer) clubs kicked off the 2016 Rio Olympics, the football competition continued on Thursday, August 4th, with the men taking the pitch to begin...
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....
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