One of Final Bidders for Rio’s Maracanã Management Drops Out
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One of Final Bidders for Rio’s Maracanã Management Drops Out

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In a surprising move, local news reported late Wednesday, February 22nd, that the multi-national consortium comprised of CSM…

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One of Final Bidders for Rio’s Maracanã Drops Out
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One of Final Bidders for Rio’s Maracanã Drops Out

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In a surprising move, local news reported late Wednesday, February 22nd, that the multi-national consortium comprised of CSM…

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Flamengo Eliminates Rival Botafogo 2×1 in Rio’s Engenhão
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Flamengo Eliminates Rival Botafogo 2×1 in Rio’s Engenhão

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, February 12th, the 2017 Campeonato Carioca edged closer to closing out stage one (Taça Guanabara) of…

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Flamengo Eliminates Rival Botafogo 2×1 in Rio’s Engenhão Stadium
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Flamengo Eliminates Rival Botafogo 2×1 in Rio’s Engenhão Stadium

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, February 12th, the 2017 Campeonato Carioca edged closer to closing out stage one (Taça Guanabara) of…

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Rio’s Botafogo Advances to Copa Libertadores Qualifying Finals
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Rio’s Botafogo Advances to Copa Libertadores Qualifying Finals

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, February 8th, Rio’s Botafogo football (soccer) club traveled to Santiago, Chile to play Chilean club Colo-Colo…

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Rio’s Big Four Kick Off the 2017 Campeonato Carioca
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Rio’s Big Four Kick Off the 2017 Campeonato Carioca

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – This past weekend, Rio de Janeiro state’s top football (soccer) clubs returned to the pitch with the opening round…

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Brazil Seleção Beats Colombia 1×0 in Rio with Dudu Goal
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Brazil Seleção Beats Colombia 1×0 in Rio with Dudu Goal

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian and Colombian national football (soccer) teams played last night, Wednesday, January 25th, in Rio’s Nilton Santos…

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Rio State Offers Free Sports Programs for Youths and Seniors
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Rio State Offers Free Sports Programs for Youths and Seniors

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Esporte RJ (Sport RJ) project, provided by Rio’s Secretary of State for Sport, Leisure and Youth (SEELJE),…

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CBF Rule Limits Income for Some of Brazil’s World Cup Stadiums
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CBF Rule Limits Income for Some of Brazil’s World Cup Stadiums

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Large stadiums built for the 2014 World Cup are facing potential loss in revenue since an October ruling…

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Brazil and Colombia Football Face Off in Friendly on January 25th
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Brazil and Colombia Football Face Off in Friendly on January 25th

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A “friendly” football (soccer) match will take place between Brazil and Colombia’s national teams on January 25, 2017…

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