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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, February 12th, the 2017 Campeonato Carioca edged closer to closing out stage one (Taça Guanabara) of the tournament with two of Rio's big four going head-to-head as Flamengo...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, February 8th, Rio's Botafogo football (soccer) club traveled to Santiago, Chile to play Chilean club Colo-Colo in the second leg of the home-away series in the qualifying stage...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - This past weekend, Rio de Janeiro state’s top football (soccer) clubs returned to the pitch with the opening round of the 2017 Campeonato Carioca. Rio’s big four all saw action with...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian and Colombian national football (soccer) teams played last night, Wednesday, January 25th, in Rio’s Nilton Santos Stadium, better known as Engenhão. Brazil's Seleção beat Colombia 1-0, but the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Esporte RJ (Sport RJ) project, provided by Rio's Secretary of State for Sport, Leisure and Youth (SEELJE), has resumed activities for the start of the 2017 season. The free...
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...
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