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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It's been an eventful week for one of Rio's big four football (soccer) clubs, Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama, which began with the club being prohibited from playing at...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Heated Rio de Janeiro rivals, Flamengo and Fluminense, came together on Wednesday, July 5th, releasing a joint statement indicating that the two clubs would unite to find home pitch alternatives...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Local news agencies are reporting that Arena Corinthians, home stadium of Brazil’s second most popular football (soccer) club and reigning Campeonato Brasileiro Série A champions, the Corinthians, is facing severe structural...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracanã stadium celebrated 65 years of existence on Tuesday, June 16th. Cariocas who want to visit the stadium, officially named Mario Filho, will receive a...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Prefeitura do Rio (Rio town hall) held a meeting last Friday (May 2nd) at Centro de Operações in Centro, to promote the "Procedures Manual" of the World Cup....
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Established on April 21, 1927, the Clube de Regatas Vasco da Gama football (soccer) stadium is most recognized as São Januário, the name of one of the main streets that...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – While many international travelers may equate Bahia state's capital city with Carnival, football (soccer) in Salvador - much like the rest of Brazil - is also a prominent part of local culture....
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets on Thursday as protests in cities across Brazil continued. In Fortaleza, capital of Ceará state, around 5,000 people had initially taken to the streets in...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s friendly against England on Sunday, June 2nd, at Rio's recently-renovated Maracanã Stadium, which had been suspended by a court order amid safety concerns, has now been given the all-clear, according...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The northeastern city of Recife is finishing off the Arena Pernambuco as it gears up for major participation during the Confederations and World Cups. The brand new stadium is...
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