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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 handling of the one-year anniversary

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Wall painted in homage to the boys killed during the Ninho do Urubu fire.

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! This week, one year after the fire that killed ten youth players at the club’s training ground, Flamengo come in for widespread criticism for their handling of the one-year anniversary. We also have a look at Brazil’s Olympic football generation, who booked their place in Tokyo with a big win over the weekend. Finally, the Armed Forces have seen drastic funding cuts to their acclaimed sporting programs. Enjoy your read!

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