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  1. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazilian police fire tear gas on Sao Paulo subway strikers ahead of World Cup

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 11:17am by AFP

    ... But the chaos gripping Sao Paulo – the latest in a wave of strikes and protests around the tournament – has distracted the usually passionate footballing nation from the World Cup buildup. The five-line ...

  2. News - World - BRAZIL

    Strikers clash with police as subway shutdown causes chaos in World Cup city Sao Paulo

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:24am by AFP

    ... football body Fifa want to avoid following the violent protests that marred last year's Confederations Cup, a World Cup dress rehearsal. It was in Sao Paulo- a city of 20 million people- ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - BRAZIL

    Racism rears its ugly head in debut for female assistant ref in Brazil's top flight

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:37pm by Reuters

    ... but subjected to the ire of Cruzeiro players and director of football Alexandre Mattos. She's pretty but you have to be good at your job. If she's pretty, she should go and pose for Playboy ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - BRAZIL

    Naming Luiz Scolari as Brazil manager draws mixed reaction

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to have someone who can face up to the pressure of the post," said Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Jose Maria Marin. The 64-year-old Scolari is available after recently ... as Brazil manager, Scolari was forgiven for a pale Confederations Cup showing in 2001 after he led the Selecao to the World Cup win in Japan the following year. He later coached Portugal and led ...

  5. News - World - BRAZIL

    3 killed in collapse at Brazil stadium hosting World Cup opener

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 02:43am by AP

    ... Football's governing body said the "safety of workers is the top priority" to World Cup organizers. "We know the safety of all workers has always been paramount for all ...

  6. News - World - BRAZIL

    Feared Brazilian crime syndicate threatens 'world cup of terror'

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... simulation scenarios to be better prepared for all types of security threats during the football extravaganza. The PCC, as described in the prosecutors' report, is a huge organisation ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - BRAZIL

    Money talks- is it any wonder that Neymar is in no rush to leave Brazil?

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg, David Biller

    ... His physique is an asset for marketers seeking to lure young consumers with a figure they can look up to, said Jefferson Slack, senior vice-president for global football at IMG. ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - BRAZIL

    World Cup soccer stadium in Brazil may be used to process prisoners

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in Brazil's first or second division, and little football tradition. The potential for building white elephants is similar for three other new stadiums: in the capital Brasilia, in Cuiaba ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - BRAZIL

    Brazil's World Cup hopes resting on 'new Pele' Neymar

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Neymar liveup to hype asthe new Pele? Neymar, the latest diamond extracted from Brazil's mine of footballing talent, carries the hopes of a nation with one year to go to the World Cup, ... about over-exposure that could harm his sporting prowess. "Neymar is becoming the Brazilian Beckham," it assessed. As a child, he asked for a football every birthday, honing his ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - BRAZIL

    Rio's revamped Maracana overcomes setback to host England friendly

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro After narrowly escaping cancellation on safety concerns, Rio stadium welcomes England Revamped Maracana to host friendly After an embarrassing brush with cancellation, the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro wi ...




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