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  • Exclusive: Brazil's BNDES pullback slowed by credit scarcity - chief

    FORTALEZA Brazil (Reuters) - Insufficient credit for Brazilian private companies will prevent the country's development bank BNDES from moderating loan disbursements this year as quickly as it would like, the bank's chief Luciano Coutinho told Reuters....
  • BRICS stand against Western sanctions: Russian foreign minister

    FORTALEZA Brazil (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the BRICS bloc stood against one-sided economic and political measures by third countries, but that the emerging nations were not seeking confrontation with the West....
  • World Cup on Saturday: Brazil vs. Netherlands in third-place game

    BRAZIL VS. NETHERLANDS Where: Brasilia. Time: 1 p.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: It's a game the Dutch don't want to play and one the Brazilians think they must win. That's pretty much all you need to know about Saturday's World Cup...
  • Brazil, Netherlands look to rebound in World Cup's third-place game

    For adherents of wide-open, pop-a-shot soccer, Saturday's formalities involving Brazil and the Netherlands might offer the last satisfactory glimpse of World Cup action. Third-place games tend to resemble friendlies, with fewer fouls to interrupt the...
  • Argentines flood Rio for World Cup championship

    RIO DE JANEIRO The Buenos Aires taxicab pulled up to Maracana Stadium Friday afternoon with a giant Argentina flag flapping from its trunk after a 37-hour journey. Out popped Ariel Banega, Juan Arrieta and brothers Matias and Diego Romero Vetera all in...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience

     Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience
    Dan Gaspar's unforgettable World Cup moment arrived not in one of Brazil's frenzied stadiums, filled with their uninhibited joy and extra-time heartache. It came with security forces surrounding the Iranian soccer team. It also isn't what you probably...
  • Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory

    Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory
    Tens of thousands of Argentines, most without game tickets and unable to find or afford hotel rooms, have descended on Rio de Janeiro for Sunday's World Cup final pitting their nation's blue-and-white-clad soccer heroes against Germany. At the...
  • On The Fly: Melo Goes For The Max

    Now that you-know-who has decided to return home to Cleveland, the NBA free agent gates are swinging open. Of note Saturday: Carmelo Anthony has decided to take a $125 million offer from Madison Square Garden and will re-sign with the Knicks. He...
  • World Cup fans join for soccer revelry in Pompano Beach

    World Cup fans join for soccer revelry in Pompano Beach
    A Davie couple traveled to Brazil for the World Cup and returned in time to catch Saturday's match on a 21-foot LCD screen planted on the shores of Pompano Beach. "It's almost like we never left," said Burak Bayazitoglu, as he noted the surrounding...
  • World Cup final features best team versus best player

    World Cup final features best team versus best player
    After 31 days, 63 games and 170 goals, this World Cup finally will be decided Sunday in the tournament's most compelling matchup. Over the last month, players have had their shoulders bitten and their backs broken. Unsung players such as Colombia's...
  • Netherlands beats Brazil, 3-0, in World Cup's third-place game

    Netherlands beats Brazil, 3-0, in World Cup's third-place game
    One more, with gusto for the Dutch, who finish off Brazil, 3-0, in the third-place game of the World Cup. Arjen Robben, who seems to have a role in every scoring threat for the Netherlands, starts another with a dribble down the right side and a dish...