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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Seleção (Brazilian national team) are through to the FIFA Confederations Cup Final after defeating Uruguay 2-1 yesterday afternoon at Belo Horizonte's Mineirão Stadium. The performance was less than...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the second match of Group B, Uruguay kept their chances at qualifying for the semi-finals, beating Nigeria 2-1. The game in Salvador’s Arena Fonte Nova was a leveled affair,...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RECIFE, BRAZIL – In the first Confederations Cup match for both teams, world and European champion Spain showed their class against a spirited Uruguayan side. The lively game in Recife’s Arena Pernambuco ended in a...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vasco and Botafogo picked up three points in the 21st round of the 2012 Brasileirão to reverse a run of bad form. Meanwhile, Fluminense let a two goal lead...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The national football (soccer) championship, 2011's Campeonato Brasileiro is set to kick-off this weekend after a five month hiatus. The Rio state tournament Carioca champions Flamengo start with a...

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