- Sporting events a unique fan experience in Brazil Updated: Dec-14-13 12:08 am
- In WCup spotlight, Brazil's jersey loses shine Updated: Nov-25-13 9:32 am
- France, Portugal reach World Cup Updated: Nov-20-13 11:37 am
- Brazil tops Chile 2-1 in friendly Updated: Nov-20-13 12:13 am
SAO PAULO - Go to a sporting event in Brazil and you will be mesmerized by fanatic crowds, nonstop chanting and an incessant party atmosphere. Go to a sporting event in Brazil and you will also be shocked by outdated venues, widespread disorder and endless violence.
SAO PAULO - Brazil's traditional yellow jersey has lost its all-conquering allure.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat trick to lift Portugal into next year's World Cup at the expense of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden, and France came back in remarkable fashion to overtake Ukraine for a berth in the 32-nation field for next year's tournament in Brazil.
TORONTO - Hulk and Robinho scored to lift Brazil to a 2-1 victory over Chile in a soccer friendly Tuesday, a game that was both part of World Cup preparations and a spirited match between two South American teams.