Coronavirus

A premature return for Brazilian football?

With the Covid-19 pandemic reaching a critical stage in Brazil, government discussions over bringing back football have been criticized and seen as hasty

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Palmeiras locker room. Photo: Cesar Greco/SEP

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! With the Covid-19 pandemic reaching a critical stage in Brazil, government discussions over bringing back football have been criticized and seen as hasty. Also, we look back on the life of Ayrton Senna, Brazil’s Formula 1 hero. Enjoy your read!

Only fools rush in as Brazil plans hasty return to football

On Saturday, the 2020 Brazilian championship season was set to kick-off, with reigning champions Flamengo starting the season at home against Atlético-MG. Of course, no football was played this weekend, and the Covid-19 pandemic has cast doubt over the chances of...

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