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Feb 17, 2020
Ronaldinho Gaucho's latest advertising foray which has him in hot water with the courts. Corinthians dumped out of the Copa Libertadores in a night full of surprises and coincidences. That and much more

SportsFeb 10, 2020

Flamengo come in for criticism in deadly fire memorial

One year after the fire that killed ten youth...

SportsFeb 03, 2020

Super Bowl a cinematic affair in Brazil

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! This week,...

SportsJan 27, 2020

Copa São Paulo: the youth cup taken very seriously indeed

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week,...

Sports Jan 20, 2020

What are Brazil football’s “state championships”?

The Brazilian football season starts with state championships. And what to expect from 2020: 50 years of the 1970 World Cup, Tokyo Olympics, and...

Sports Dec 09, 2019

Cruzeiro fans riot after historic relegation

Hello, and welcome to the Brazil Sports newsletter! With the league season brought to a close, we look at the momentous relegation of Cruzeiro,...

Sports Dec 02, 2019

Remember the birth of the UFC

Good morning and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. On this week’s edition: the birth of the UFC and the strange process of...

Sports Nov 25, 2019

Flamengo: champions of … well, just about everything

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! After a historic weekend of football, we look back at the unbelievable Flamengo Copa Libertadores victory. Then,...

Sports Nov 22, 2019

Copa Libertadores final: what you need to know

Leading up to the Copa Libertadores final (Flamengo v. River Plate), we are sending out this special issue of the Brazil Sports newsletter with...

Sports Nov 18, 2019

2019, a defining year for Brazilian women’s football

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we look back at a potentially game-changing year for women’s football in Brazil. Also, with...

Sports Nov 11, 2019

When sport meets politics in South America

Hello and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, with the news of the Copa Libertadores final being moved after protests in...

Sports Nov 04, 2019

Mining talent at the U-17 World Cup

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we’re looking at the rough Brazilian diamonds on display at the U-17 World Cup, being...

Sports Oct 28, 2019

Libertadores, Champions League: more than an ocean apart

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! This week, we look at the financial chasm that exists between the Copa Libertadores and Champions League,...

Sports Oct 21, 2019

Could the Copa Libertadores go global?

Good morning and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we’re taking a look at the future of the Copa Libertadores, South...

Sports Oct 14, 2019

Brazil’s black coaches speak out on racism in football

Good morning and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. Today, we are looking at racism in Brazilian football, as the league’s only two...

Sports Oct 07, 2019

Brazil’s bonkers calendar gets a bit crazier

Good morning and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we take a look at the mind-boggling calendar of the Brazilian football...

Sports Sep 30, 2019

Brazil’s managerial merry-go-round

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we are looking at the revolving door of coaching appointments in Brazil, as four top...

Sports Sep 23, 2019

21st-century champions in South America

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we have our first national champions of the year as Athletico won the 2019 Copa...

Sports Sep 16, 2019

Flamengo: halfway to glory?

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! This week, Flamengo are the symbolic champions of the first half of 2019, is it their title...
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