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Defending Rio Games

Over the past month in Brazil, a financial meltdown threatened its ability to put on the Olympics, a Paralympian was robbed at gunpoint, accusations of widespread corruption plagued the national…

Rivalry reaching fever pitch

While hordes of Argentine fans on Copacabana beach celebrated another World Cup victory by their national team, Brazilian Gustavo Bog, 27, had draped the ripped remains of an Argentina team…

Violence mars Ronaldinho show in Libertadores Cup

Atletico Mineiro’s 5-2 victory over Arsenal in the Libertadores Cup was marred by fighting between members of the Argentine team and Brazilian military police on the pitch at the end…

FIFA announce that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will offer seats specifically for obese fans

World soccer’s governing body FIFA told The Associated Press that the seats will be offered to conform to Brazilian legislation, although international supporters will also be entitled to them. The…

Soccer-Corinthians taking European style to Club World Cup

The Corinthians side that will feature in the Club World Cup in Tokyo on Wednesday has the ammunition to ambush European champions Chelsea if the two teams get through to…