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  • VIDEO: Brazil’s shock defeat in numbers
    By on July 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    BBC Sport takes a look at all the vital stats and facts from day 27 of the 2014 World Cup.

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  • VIDEO: Who should Hodgson take to Brazil?
    By on March 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Football Focus presenter Dan Walker takes a closer look at Roy Hodgson’s latest England squad alongside former Aston Villa striker John Carew and Martin Keown.

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  • President of Brazil Lashes Out At NSA Espionage Programs In Speech To UN
    By on September 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes “The Guardian reports that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff launched a blistering attack on US espionage at the UN general assembly, accusing the NSA of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of personal information of Brazilian citizens and economic espionage targeted on the country’s strategic industries. ‘Personal data of citizens was intercepted indiscriminately. Corporate information – (more…)

  • Two supporters shot dead in Brazil
    By on April 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Two football supporters are shot dead by rival fans in Fortaleza, Brazil near one of the venues for the World Cup.

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  • Nadal to make comeback in Brazil
    By on January 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Former world number one Rafael Nadal will make his long-awaited return to the game after a knee injury at the Brazil Open.

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  • Dutch shock Brazil to make semis
    By on July 2, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An own goal from Felipe Melo – who is later sent off – and a Wesley Sneijder header give the Netherlands a 2-1 win over Brazil and puts Bert van Marwijk’s side into the World Cup semi-finals.

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  • Brazil calls off search for Air France crash victims
    By on June 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Brazilian military said late Friday it is calling off the search for bodies of passengers and crew from the Air France plane that crashed into the Atlantic earlier this month.

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  • Brazil 1-0 South Africa
    By on June 25, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An 87th minute free-kick from defender Daniel Alves sends Brazil into the Confederations Cup final and leaves hosts South Africa heartbroken.

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  • Italy 0-3 Brazil
    By on June 21, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A stunning spell of three goals in eight minutes from Brazil puts paid to Italy’s hopes of qualify for the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

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