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Good morning and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we’re taking a look at the future of the Copa Libertadores, South America’s biggest club competition. Should it turn more to Europe? Or should it double down...

SportsOct 14, 2019

Brazil’s black coaches speak out on racism in football

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SportsOct 07, 2019

Brazil’s bonkers calendar gets a bit crazier

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SportsSep 30, 2019

Brazil’s managerial merry-go-round

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week,...

Sports Sep 23, 2019

21st-century champions in South America

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we have our first national champions of the year as Athletico won the 2019 Copa...

Sports Sep 16, 2019

Flamengo: halfway to glory?

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! This week, Flamengo are the symbolic champions of the first half of 2019, is it their title...

Sports Sep 14, 2019

Swimming in debt, Brazilian football clubs want to become corporations

In March, Eurico Miranda passed away at the age of 74 from a brain tumor. He was the epitome of a Brazilian football cartola,...

Sports Sep 09, 2019

How the NFL became popular in Brazil

This week, we are looking at the career of wantaway Neymar, who is now sentenced to another six months playing for PSG. Has he...

Sports Sep 02, 2019

Bruno gets another club, nine years after brutal murder

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we begin on a somber note, as in the country where talent always gets another...

Sports Aug 26, 2019

Is Brazilian football finally starting to fight homophobia?

Good morning and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we’re looking at the Brazilian league’s new plan to curb homophobia in...

Sports Aug 19, 2019

How the Brazilian Storm came to be

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we’re looking at Brazil’s first national team call-up after the Copa América, as well as...

Sports Aug 12, 2019

Where will Neymar end up playing this season?

Hello and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we’re looking at the latest surrounding the Neymar transfer saga, after the PSG...

Sports Aug 05, 2019

The boom of esports in Brazil

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! The international transfer window came to a close last week and we take a look at the...

Sports Jul 29, 2019

The Jorge Sampaoli effect in Brazilian football

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we talk about how Argentinian coach Jorge Sampaoli overcame initial skepticism to take Santos to...

Sports Jul 22, 2019

Income concentration in Brazil’s football league

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we talk about the inequality of earnings in Brazil’s football league (dominated by Flamengo and...

Sports Jul 15, 2019

Brazilian club football is back

Welcome to the Brazil Sports newsletter. The Brazilian football league is back—and some major teams have hefty schedules ahead of them. VAR, the Video...

Sports Jul 08, 2019

Brazil are Copa America champions. Now what?

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. Brazil are champions! A tense 3-1 win over Peru on Sunday earned Tite’s men the Copa America...

Sports Jul 01, 2019

The battle for the Brazilian F-1 Grand Prix: a sparring match for 2022

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. After a week of low-scoring quarterfinals in the Copa America, we are looking forward to two mouth-watering...

Sports Jun 24, 2019

The future of sports betting in Brazil

Good morning and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we have tears in the Women’s World Cup after Brazil’s elimination at...