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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter LONDON, ENGLAND - Brazil scraped through to the semi-finals of the 2012 Olympic Games after a 3-2 win over Honduras at St. James' park in Newcastle. They twice fell behind but a brace from...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil breezed past New Zealand yesterday in the final group stage of the 2012 Olympics football (soccer) tournament and will now face Honduras on Saturday in the knock-out round. The...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil almost blew a three goal lead as they defeated Egypt 3-2 in their opening game at the 2012 Olympics at the Millenium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Mano Menezes'...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Selecão's (Brazilian national team) 2014 World Cup playing preparations were dealt a severe blow on Sunday afternoon as they were defeated 2-0 by Mexico in Dallas, United States....
By Robbie Blakeley and Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The world football (soccer) governing body, FIFA, and the Brazil Ministry of Sport announced that the Brazilian government will have a permanent member within the Local Organizing...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With Brazilian football on its summer break, national team coach Mano Menezes has the chance to observe those playing in Europe while he prepares for 2012's upcoming test, London's Olympic...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Lionel Messi eclipsed Neymar yesterday morning as European champions Barcelona waltzed to a 4-0 thrashing of Santos in Yokohama, Japan. In front of over 70,000 fans, the  Brazilian Copa...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vasco went two points clear of Corinthians after the 31st round of Brasileirão matches last weekend. Of the four Carioca teams, the São Januário side were the only club to...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil were knocked out of the 2011 Copa América on Sunday by Paraguay after a penalty shoot-out. The game saw Brazil dominate possession, only to miss all four...

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