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- Video Assistant Referees in Brazilian Soccer League Are Scrapped Due to Elevated Cost
The bill for video assistant referees (VAR) presented by the Brazilian Confederation of Football (CBF) that League A soccer teams would have to pay is more expensive than what other nations currently pay (or will start paying in 2018).
Published on 02/16/2018 - 11h43
- Coach in Charge of Olympic Wrestling Team Takes on Sexism
"You're going to quit, right?". Lucimar Medeiros, 46, can't even remember how many times she has heard that question before. Some put it bluntly while others ask it more subtly.
Published on 02/14/2018 - 10h52
- Clubs Assist Brazilian Football Confederation Analyze Rivals for 2018 World Cup
The National Team is counting on help from Brazilian clubs to provide information about its adversaries in the 2018 World Cup to be held in Russia.
Published on 01/30/2018 - 10h58
- Neymar to Build House with Hangar in Rio for Storing Private Jet
In October of 2016, soccer star Neymar and his father, Neymar da Silva Santos, bought a mansion in the Portobello complex in Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, for R$ 24 million (US$ 7.6 million).
Published on 01/29/2018 - 11h02
- Volleyball Federation Doctor Wants Stricter Rules for Transgender Players
Now that transgender player Tifanny Abreu, 33, is in the spotlight of Brazil's Superliga, the country's top women's volleyball tournament, playing for team Volei Bauru, the FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) will discuss, on Wednesday 24, during their medical commission meeting in Switzerland, the participation of transgender athletes in volleyball.
Published on 01/19/2018 - 11h18
- Indebted Municipalities in Rio Mean Soccer Teams Have Begun Statewide Cup Floundering
The low attendance in the stadiums is just one of the many symptoms of the debt crisis that has afflicted the municipalities in the countryside of Rio de Janeiro, the main funders of their town's soccer clubs.
Published on 01/16/2018 - 11h29
- Former CBF President Descends from Luxury Lifestyle in New York to "Third World" Prison
On the Sunday prior to the trial that landed him in prison, Jose Maria Marin - the former president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) who was found guilty of taking bribes and laundering money that was linked to the Fifa corruption scandal - went with his wife Neusa to a restaurant at an Armani store on Fifth Avenue.
Published on 12/27/2017 - 12h21
- Lula Leads Presidential Run and Bolsonaro Secures Second Place, Datafolha Survey Shows
A new Datafolha survey shows that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT - Workers' Party ) strengthened his lead while Congressman Jair Bolsonaro (PSC - Social Christian Party) stands alone in second place in the Brazilian presidential run.
Published on 12/04/2017 - 11h11
- Inhotim Institute Founder Bernardo Paz Found Guilty of Money Laundering
Businessman Bernardo de Mello Paz, who conceived the Inhotim museum in the 1980s, was sentenced to nine years and three months in jail for moving money between companies where he was a partner in order to launder money.
Published on 11/17/2017 - 12h56
- Court Orders Release of Brazil's Former Olympic Chief Carlos Nuzman
Brazilian justices of the sixth Panel of the Superior Court of Justice granted habeas corpus to Carlos Arthur Nuzman, 76, former chief of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, who was under preventive detention, on Thursday (19).
Published on 10/20/2017 - 10h42