Sports

Mar 30, 2020
The proposed models to change the football calendar after the coronavirus pandemic

SportsMar 23, 2020

Stoppage to plunge football teams into dire crisis

How clubs and players are handling the forced stoppage,...

SportsMar 16, 2020

Brazilian football in times of Covid-19

Sport around the country has been all but completely...

SportsMar 09, 2020

Why is Ronaldinho in a Paraguayan jail?

Ronaldinho is in trouble with the law once again,...

Sports Mar 02, 2020

Tennis ace becomes Brazil’s youngest ever title winner

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we have the youngest Brazilian tennis player EVER to win an ATP title, and we’re...

Sports Feb 24, 2020

Brazilian footballers and their love for Carnival

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! As we are slap-bang in the middle of Carnival weekend, we thought we’d take things a little...

Sports Feb 17, 2020

Referees blowing the whistle on Ronaldinho’s pyramid selling

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...

Sports Feb 10, 2020

Flamengo come in for criticism in deadly fire memorial

One year after the fire that killed ten youth players at the club's training ground, Flamengo come in for widespread criticism for their...

Sports Feb 03, 2020

Super Bowl a cinematic affair in Brazil

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! This week, Brazilians flocking to watch Super Bowl LIV at the … movie theater? We also have...

Sports Jan 27, 2020

Copa São Paulo: the youth cup taken very seriously indeed

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we look at the Copa São Paulo, Brazil’s most important youth football tournament that attracts...

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,...
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