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  • Asiad gives South Korea chance to end awful 2014 on a high

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's sporting reputation has taken a battering of late with a dire World Cup campaign in Brazil and disappointing medal haul from the Sochi Olympics, but a shot at redemption is at hand as 10,000 athletes from around the...
  • Dreams on hold, Brazil's 'new middle class' turns on Rousseff

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The streets of Jardim São Luis, a poor and violent neighborhood near the edge of São Paulo, have not been this quiet in years. And that is exactly why Valeria Rocha is so worried. Arms folded, she scans the racks of baby clothes...
  • Del Bosque upbeat after new-look Spain thump Macedonia

    VALENCIA Spain (Reuters) - Spain badly needed a convincing performance after their World Cup flop and coach Vicente del Bosque had plenty of positives to dwell on after Monday's 5-1 Euro 2016 qualifying victory over Macedonia. Goals from Sergio Ramos...
  • Blatter praises Brazil for great World Cup

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter always believed this year's World Cup would not be affected by the civil disturbances that blighted the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil and he said he was delighted his prediction came true....
  • Cruzeiro top at halfway stage but goals hard to come by

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Cruzeiro's Marcelo Moreno scored with a sensational scissor kick in the 3-3 draw with Fluminense on Sunday to take his personal tally of the season to 10 and ensure his side finished the first half well clear at the top of Brazil's...
  • Petrobras scandal shakes up Brazil's presidential race

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's October presidential race has been shaken up by a corruption scandal allegedly involving state-run oil firm Petrobras and dozens of lawmakers, with both leading candidates forced onto the defensive after colleagues were...
  • Full back Fabinho in, David Luiz out of Brazil squad

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil have called up 20-year-old full back Fabinho for Tuesday's friendly against Ecuador, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Sunday. "It took me by surprise, it's incredible, my first call up for the full national team,"...
  • Over $30 billion a year in dirty money leaves Brazil: study

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Over $30 billion in dirty money linked to crime, corruption and tax evasion is flowing out of Brazil each year, double the amount a decade earlier, a study has found. Trade mispricing is the primary way that...
  • Stephen Daldry's 'Trash' To Close Rio Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Stephen Daldry's Universal-distribbed "Trash," his awaited venture into Brazilian filmmaking and teen-thriller territory, will close the 2014 Rio de Janeiro Festival on Oct. 7. "Trash" stars Rooney Mara, Martin Sheen and...
  • Boca Brazilian Beat draws thousands to celebrate culture

    Boca Brazilian Beat draws thousands to celebrate culture
    Nicole Gasparri had people on their feet. The Zumba fitness instructor and Boca Raton city employee was up and moving with about 30 of her students in the middle of the street, jumping and fist pumping to the music as a crowd cheered. "That was so...
  • Two months later, U.S. soccer players savor World Cup experience

    When Kyle Beckerman was little bigger than a soccer ball he would leave notes for his mother that he would always autograph the same way. "It just said my name in cursive and then 'USA #15,'" Beckerman confessed. This summer Beckerman's grade school...