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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Receita Federal (RS) in Brazil, or federal internal revenue service, reported that since 2002 they have been running an investigation of fraud in football (soccer) within the country. According...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Polícia Federal (Federal Police) has announced the opening of a investigation into possible ramifications of the corruption scandal at football (soccer) governing body FIFA in Brazil. Brazilian José...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – World Cup organizer and football (soccer) governing body FIFA has announced the creation of a special fund of US$100 million to support sports facilities, youth and women's football, and medical...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of top-flight footballers from Brazil's Campeonato Brasileiro now petitioning the CBF (the Brazilian Football Confederation) for better conditions topped one hundred last week as the movement continues to grow.  Under the collective...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A host of top players in Brazil have signed a petition against the Brazilian Football Confederation's (CBF) proposed changes to the 2014 football calendar. This comes just one week...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Luiz Felipe Scolari, affectionately known as "Felipão", is set to be unveiled for a second spell as coach of the Seleção (Brazilian national team). Scolari, who was head coach...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mano Menezes was relieved yesterday of his duties as coach of the Brazilian national team. After a meeting in São Paulo the CBF, Brazil's football federation, decided to give...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter SÂO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazil's largest city, São Paulo, has run into yet more problems as it races to be ready for the 2014 World Cup. Already playing catch-up to the other eleven host...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former FIFA president João Havelange and former CBF president Ricardo Teixeira received millions of dollars from the now defunct sports marketing company ISL, a Swiss court revealed yesterday. Teixeira...

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