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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The last two weeks have offered some positive news for Brazil's 2014 World Cup preparations which has suffered from numerous delays and criticisms. In December the host country has...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a 2010 series of articles detailing the World Cup host cities in Brazil, it is time again to review the progress leading to the 2014 World Cup with...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cariocas run the risk of not seeing the Seleção (Brazilian national team) in action during the 2014 World Cup after FIFA revealed the schedule for the tournament last Thursday,...
By Gregory Scruggs, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the release of the 2014 World Cup group stage and elimination round schedules, Cariocas discovered that their beloved national team will only play in Rio if they reach the...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the public concern that Brazil won't be prepared in time to host the 2014 World Cup kick-off, president Dilma Rousseff is demanding checks every three months to ensure...
By Oliver Bazely, Contributing Reporter NITEROI - If you ask a typical Carioca what is best about Niterói, they will probably answer, "The view of Rio," while if you ask a resident of Niterói about Rio, they will likely shudder,...
By Joshua Rapp Learn, Contributing Reporter FORTALEZA - Glistening skyscrapers reflect the baby blue waters across a thin border of white beach. At night, the city illuminates the ocean and gradually comes alive to the sound of dance music...
By Bruno De Nicola, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Last week, the Secretary-General of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Jerome Valcke, offered another warning to Brazil. During a visit to the 2010 World Cup sites in...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With a famous wife and an infamous temper, Ciro Gomez of the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) cuts quite the dashing figure in Brazilian politics. Next year he will in all likelihood...

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