Guide to Brazil
Guide to Brazil
Will Europe look to Brazil for its post-Covid-19 football calendar?
Mar 30, 2020
The proposed models to change the football calendar after the coronavirus pandemic
Mar 23, 2020
Stoppage to plunge football teams into dire crisis
How clubs and players are handling the forced stoppage,...
Mar 16, 2020
Brazilian football in times of Covid-19
Sport around the country has been all but completely...
Mar 09, 2020
Why is Ronaldinho in a Paraguayan jail?
Ronaldinho is in trouble with the law once again,...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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