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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense beat Goiás 1-0 last night in the final first leg of the final sixteen in the Copa do Brasil (Brazil Cup) at the Maracanã. Samuel scored the game's...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Brasileirão 2010 soccer tournament kicked off again on Wednesday, July 14th following the end of the World Cup, which had taken all the footballing limelight for the last month. Rounds eight...
By Doug Gray, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – They may have left it late, but their timing could not be better. Whilst first Palmeiras and now Sao Paulo appear to have faltered at the crucial minute, Flamengo finally seized...
By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – After leaders Palmeiras’ surprise 2 x 0 defeat to struggling Santo André midweek, the door was left open for Flamengo to close in further on the top spot which they did...
By Karen Shishiptorova, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento (PAC), or Growth Acceleration Program, was launched in Brazil in January, 2007 by president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. During the 2006 president elections, a...
By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Despite all the pre-match hype, the first Classico of the 2009 season between Flamengo and Fluminense finished goalless, damaging both sides’ aspirations of creeping into the top four after eight rounds. Flamengo...



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