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By Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The new Brazilian Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo minimized on Thursday, March 22nd, the impact of the delays in the organization of the 2014 World Cup. Rebelo was named Sports Minister...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The resignation of Ricardo Teixiera, president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) from 1989 until 2012, is seen by many of Brazil's sporting press as the green light Brazilian...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In report published yesterday by the Folha do São Paulo newspaper, Ricardo Teixeira, president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), has been linked to a company under...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Seleção striker and current government deputy, Carioca legend Romário de Souza Faria (known simply as Romário) brought festive cheer to the city last Friday, December 23rd. The 45-year-old...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ricardo Teixeira, head of the CBF (Brazilian Football Federation) was named by Lord Triesman on May 10th as one of four FIFA members willing to accept bribes in return...
By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Representatives for the twelve Brazilian host cities of the World Cup 2014 had a meeting last Thursday with the Minister of Sports, Orlando Silva, to discuss preparations for the international...

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