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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - João Havelange, who was FIFA president for 24 years, has resigned from his post as honorary president over bribery allegations. The 96-year-old was left with no choice after a...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former FIFA president João Havelange and former CBF president Ricardo Teixeira received millions of dollars from the now defunct sports marketing company ISL, a Swiss court revealed yesterday. Teixeira...
By Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The new Brazilian Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo minimized on Thursday, March 22nd, the impact of the delays in the organization of the 2014 World Cup. Rebelo was named Sports Minister...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The resignation of Ricardo Teixiera, president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) from 1989 until 2012, is seen by many of Brazil's sporting press as the green light Brazilian...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ricardo Teixeira, former head of the CBF (Brazilian Football Confederation) and World Cup Local Organizing Committee (LOC), resigned as the head of both bodies Monday afternoon following months of...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In report published yesterday by the Folha do São Paulo newspaper, Ricardo Teixeira, president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), has been linked to a company under...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Seleção striker and current government deputy, Carioca legend Romário de Souza Faria (known simply as Romário) brought festive cheer to the city last Friday, December 23rd. The 45-year-old...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ricardo Teixeira, head of the CBF (Brazilian Football Federation), faces a police investigation on suspicion of illegally transferring funds into Brazil and money laundering. The accusations were made...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The CBF (Brazilian Football Federation) has opted for an easier path in the nation's preparation for the 2014 World Cup after failing yet again to defeat one of the...
By Jimmy Chalk, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Rio’s Marina da Glória played host Saturday to the extravagant 2014 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Draw, behind-the-scenes tension threatened to tarnish its reputation as a budding destination for the...
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