- CBF Former President Teixeira Could Be Investigated for Tax Evasion
Former president of Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) Ricardo Teixeira sold a luxury seafront apartment in Rio de Janeiro at less than half its market value.
Published on 07/29/2015 - 09h18
- There's No Game Control in Brazil, But There's Emotion, Says São Paulo Coach Osorio
Football talk is something that appeals to Juan Carlos Osorio, 54, São Paulo coach for 56 days and who arrived in Brazil with the nickname that made him famous in Colombia: teacher.
Published on 07/28/2015 - 09h14
- Opinion: The Example Comes from the Canoe
A river gave Brazil four medals at Toronto Pan American Games, two of them were gold. Only one river. Like hundreds of others who run across the country.
Published on 07/24/2015 - 09h13
- 2015 Pan American Games: Foreign Coaches Help Brazil Win Medals for the First Time
The future of foreign coaches hired by the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB), a bet to achieve the goals at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, and at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, is undecided for the period following 2016.
Published on 07/20/2015 - 09h34
- Brazilian Military Salute Causes Controversy at Pan American Games
The Olympic Committee of Brazil (COB, in its Portuguese acronym) defended on Wednesday (15) the military salute performed by Brazilian athletes at the Pan American games. The COB said that the salute is a military rule and an expression of patriotism.
Published on 07/16/2015 - 09h25
- Brazilian Gymnastics Teams Perform Worse than at 2011 Pan American Games
Brazil's artistic gymnastics team has left the Pan American Games in Toronto with fewer golds and fewer medals overall than at the event four years ago, in Guadalajara.
Published on 07/16/2015 - 09h24
- U.S. Economist Says FIFA Needs Internal Reform
American economist Andrew Zimbalist, of the Smith College of Massachusetts, is a major critic of the exaggerations seen during major sports events and, consequently, the World Cups to take place in Russia in 2018 and in Qatar in 2022.
Published on 07/06/2015 - 09h36
- In Prison, Former President of CBF Writes a Diary and Has Lost Eight Pounds
After over 30 days in prison in Switzerland, the former president of the CBF, Jose Maria Marin keeps a diary in his cell.
Published on 07/03/2015 - 10h32
- Despite Criticism, Brazilian Football Players Command High Market Value
Following the infamous 7-1 thrashing at the hands of Germany in last year's World Cup, along with the recent elimination from the Copa América by Paraguay, the Brazilian football "seleção" has become an object of derision and ridicule among fans.
Published on 07/02/2015 - 09h07
- Former CBF President Spends US$ 614,000 to Avoid Imprisonment in the US
The Brazilian Football Confederation ex-president José Maria Marin, 83, who was arrested in Switzerland 34 days ago following accusations of involvement in a corruption scheme, has already spent R$1.9 million (US$ 614,000) on his defense, which primarily aims to prevent him from having to serve prison time in North America.
Published on 06/30/2015 - 10h10