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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend saw all of the "big four" in action, with Botafogo beating local rivals Fluminense 1-0 on Saturday, May 11th, followed by Flamengo seeing off Chapecoense 2-1 on Sunday,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It was a weekend of measured optimism for Rio’s football (soccer) fans as all of the "big four" teams managed to either draw or win their fixtures. On Saturday, March 4th,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo are crowned 2019’s Campeão Carioca after defeating Vasco da Gama 2-0 this Sunday, April 21st. With the previous weekend’s match ending 2-0 to the rubro-negro, they could have lost...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, September 12th, Rio Justice Marcello Alvarenga Leite from the Public Treasury Court canceled the 2013 public-private concession agreement between the state of Rio de Janeiro and Consórtio Maracanã,...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It's been an eventful week for one of Rio's big four football (soccer) clubs, Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama, which began with the club being prohibited from playing at...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Heated Rio de Janeiro rivals, Flamengo and Fluminense, came together on Wednesday, July 5th, releasing a joint statement indicating that the two clubs would unite to find home pitch alternatives...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Local news agencies are reporting that Arena Corinthians, home stadium of Brazil’s second most popular football (soccer) club and reigning Campeonato Brasileiro Série A champions, the Corinthians, is facing severe structural...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracanã stadium celebrated 65 years of existence on Tuesday, June 16th. Cariocas who want to visit the stadium, officially named Mario Filho, will receive a...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Prefeitura do Rio (Rio town hall) held a meeting last Friday (May 2nd) at Centro de Operações in Centro, to promote the "Procedures Manual" of the World Cup....

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