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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Less than one week ahead of the biggest sporting event in the world, Brazil once again received a big boost from Neymar who marked his return to the starting lineup...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Usain Bolt came to the 2016 Rio Olympics with one objective: become the first man in history to win the triple-triple, a gold medal in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Eusébio, one of the greatest ever players to have graced a football pitch, died yesterday aged 71. The former Portuguese international was the top scorer at the 1966 World...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Celebrities from across the country and abroad have shown their support to the wave of protests in Brazil either in person or online. The protests started in response to increases...
By Jimmy Chalk, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Rio’s Marina da Glória played host Saturday to the extravagant 2014 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Draw, behind-the-scenes tension threatened to tarnish its reputation as a budding destination for the...
By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Rightly labeled the home of Brazilian football, the Maracanã stadium turned sixty years old on Wednesday, June 16th, and to commemorate the occasion the iconic venue is hosting a collection...
By Wladimir Weltman, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - There has been some talk about ex-soccer-player-turned-into-actor Vinnie Jones, producing the remake of “Escape to Victory”, a 1981 film by director John Huston. Considered by soccer fans as the greatest football...

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