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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, August 31st, Brazil returned to the pitch in World Cup qualifying action battling Ecuador at the Gremio Arena in Porto Alegre. Holding true to form, Brazil continued to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, August 13th, Brazil's national (seleção) women's basketball team suffered a historic defeat, losing 75-68 to Puerto Rico in the bronze medal game of the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2017...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday, Tuesday, June 13th, FIFA's current number one ranked team in the world looked every bit worthy of that lofty title as Brazil's national football (soccer) team easily dispatched Australia...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late Friday, April 7th, the Orlando Pride of the U.S.'s National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced that it had just reached an agreement with Brazilian superstar football (soccer) player Marta...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Seleção (Brazilian national team) winning 3-0 against Paraguay last night, and Uruguay defeating Peru 2-1, Brazil are now 33 points up on the qualifying table for the 2018...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a showdown of the top two teams in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday, March 23rd, as number one Brazil traveled to Montevideo to take on number...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A preliminary ruling from the Rio de Janeiro State Court of Justice (TJ-RJ) determined that Odebrecht, the concessionaire that leads the Maracanã consortium, "immediately resume" the maintenance and operation of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, November 10th, Brazil's national football (soccer) club, the seleção, returned to Belo Horizonte, the scene of arguably the worst sports moment in the country's history, to take on...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late Thursday night (October 6th), Brazil’s national football (soccer) team continued its impressive streak under new head coach Adenor Bacchi, known simply as Tite, routing Bolivia 5x0 in CONMEBOL (South...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - When I first traveled to Rio de Janeiro in 2002, it was my next ‘adventure travel’ trip after Cuba - which was basically illegal to go to as a U.S. citizen...
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