Tag: Mineirão

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - Atlético-MG have won the 2013 Copa Libertadores 4-3 on penalties at the Mineirão Stadium against Paraguayan outfit Olimpia. Having lost the first leg 2-0 last week in Asuncion, Atlético won last...
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 Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil are set to face South American rivals Uruguay in the semi-finals of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup today (Wednesday, June 26th) at the Mineirão stadium in Belo Horizonte....
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Even though Mexico and Japan have already been eliminated from the Confederations Cup's Group A, both teams put on a lively fight at Belo Horizonte’s Mineirão stadium, with Mexico winning...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- Belo Horizonte's Mineirão Stadium is ready to host some of the biggest names in world football (soccer) over the next twelve months. The renovated arena was finished at the end...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The last two weeks have offered some positive news for Brazil's 2014 World Cup preparations which has suffered from numerous delays and criticisms. In December the host country has...
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...

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