Tag: World Cup

Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO - It's like Carnival has come back, except this time with more yellow and green patriotic fervor. If you aren't much of a sports fan, or American, you might wonder how Brazil can fit in...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With the first ball to be kicked in South Africa on Friday morning (11AM Brasilia time), player injuries, a supporter crush and referee controversy have hampered some World Cup preparations, but...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's national soccer coach Dunga, having already named the 23 man squad going to the World Cup, has one fresh worry ahead of their opening fixture on June 15th. Influential playmaker...
By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Friday June 11th sees a typically English occasion in the city as the British and Commonwealth Society present the return of a long-standing favorite, Rio Quiz Night (RQN). Started back...
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 Tee Cardaci, Contributing Reporter It was only a matter of hours after the announcement awarding the 2016 Olympic games to Rio de Janeiro and already Juliana Guzman from luxury apartment rental companies, Holidays In Rio and Rio Exclusive began fielding inquiries from...
By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil defeated Egypt 4-3 last Monday, June 15th, in the Confederations Cup debut. The match was held at the Free State Stadium, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The Confederations Cup is a warm-up...
By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Disbelieved by its fans after the 1-1 tie with the weak Ecuador squad on March 29th, in Quito, Ecuador (if it wasn't for the great performance by goalkeeper Julio Cesar, the...

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