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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Large stadiums built for the 2014 World Cup are facing potential loss in revenue since an October ruling from the CBF. The provisional measure prohibits the leasing of fields...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A "friendly" football (soccer) match will take place between Brazil and Colombia’s national teams on January 25, 2017 in Rio’s Nilton Santos Stadium, better known as Engenhão, the Brazilian Confederation...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fans of the Flamengo football (soccer) club, one of the most popular in Brazil if not the world, are still waiting to see if their team will return to the...
Letter to the Editor, by Felipe Marujo Grabowsky, NEW YORK, NEW YORK - On Monday, the 28th November, Brazil stopped. Actually, the whole world stopped. The plane crash carrying Chapecoense’s whole soccer team is one of the world’s largest soccer...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an emotional and intense matchup, on Wednesday, December 7th, Grêmio drew 1x1 with Atlético-MG in the second leg of the Copa do Brasil (Brazil Cup) final to win the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Saturday, December 3rd, Ivan Tozzo, interim-president of the Chapecoense football (soccer) team announced that CONMEBOL, the governing body for South American football, has posthumously awarded the club the 2016...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - There is a series of commercials on a national sports channel that asks the rhetorical question “It’s only football?”. This reflects the concept that, for some people, football match results shouldn’t...
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...
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