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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The group stages of the 2014 Copa Libertadores start this week, with six Brazilian teams entering the first round proper. Rio clubs Botafogo and Atlético-PR successfully negotiated preliminary rounds...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cruzeiro were crowned the 2013 Brasileirão champions last night with four rounds of the competition to spare. A 3-1 victory over Vitória, coupled with second-placed Atlético-PR's defeat to Criciúma,...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Botafogo remain just four points behind leaders Cruzeiro in the 2013 Campeonato Brasileiro after a 2-1 win over Santos yesterday at Vila Belmiro, that city's stadium. A brace from...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense beat Goiás 1-0 last night in the final first leg of the final sixteen in the Copa do Brasil (Brazil Cup) at the Maracanã. Samuel scored the game's...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Botafogo went back top of the 2013 Brasileirão despite only drawing 1-1 with Goiás at the Estádio Mané Garrincha in Brasília last night. Rafael Marques scored his sixth goal...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense fired coach Abel Braga yesterday afternoon after more than two years at the club. Following five straight defeats and the team slipping into the relegation zone of the...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - There was a win, a draw and a defeat for three of the four Carioca clubs competing in the 2013 Brasileirão yesterday afternoon. Current state champions Botafogo narrowly overcame...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a 2010 series detailing the World Cup host cities in Brazil, it is time again to review the progress leading up to the 2014 World Cup, with attention...
By Sarah Bultema Freeman, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With compelling stories unfolding against a stunning backdrop, Rio de Janeiro sets the perfect scene for many documentary filmmakers from around the world. Yet bringing a film to...

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