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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a disappointing 2018 World Cup in which he has become globally ridiculed for his theatrical dives and flamboyant rolls, Brazilian star forward Neymar has seen his commercial player value...
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 Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Maracanã Stadium reopened its doors on Saturday, April 27th, 2013, for the first test-event in preparation for June's FIFA Confederations Cup. The evening was a grand celebration for all...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – In a nod to both the environmental challenges facing the country and its extraordinary ecological diversity, Brazil has revealed that its mascot for the 2014 World Cup will be an endangered...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Seleção striker and current government deputy, Carioca legend Romário de Souza Faria (known simply as Romário) brought festive cheer to the city last Friday, December 23rd. The 45-year-old...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian international striker Ronaldo Fenomeno Nazario retired from all forms of football (soccer) last week after eighteen glittering years in the game. The Corinthians front man had originally intended to...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian coach Dunga announced his 23 man squad for the World Cup last week along with seven reserves to be called up in case of injury, and the list has been...
By Matthew Burgess, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Three of Rio’s main clubs endured mixed results last week ahead of the opening round of the 2010 Campeonato Brasileiro, which gets underway this weekend. In the quarter-final stage of the Copa do...
By Doug Gray, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – They may have left it late, but their timing could not be better. Whilst first Palmeiras and now Sao Paulo appear to have faltered at the crucial minute, Flamengo finally seized...

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