Category Archives: Sports

The Islamic History of Salvador, the City where Bosnia and Iran will Meet up in the World Cup

Mouraria Neighborhood: name taken from Romans distracted as Muslims One of the most charming and bohemian neighborhoods of Salvador, Brazil’s third largest city and capital of the state of Bahia, is called Mouraria (the Moorish quarter), a small area full … Continue reading

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Under severe strain in their country, Ukrainians play friendly with the United States in Cyprus

On this Wednesday, 5 at 2pm (ET), the U.S. team faces strong team of Ukraine in Cyprus, in the first friendly of the year aiming the preparation for the World Cup in Brazil. The game was originally scheduled to Kiev, … Continue reading

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The “Black Stars”, first US rival in the world cup, plays a friendly against Montenegro without its defender Lee Addy, who is injured and not going to Brazil

First opponent of the United States in the FIFA World Cup, Ghana team have a friendly game on Wednesday, 5 in the city of Pogdorica, Montenegro, against the national team of this country. But the week did not start well … Continue reading

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Fernandinho and Rafinha in Brazil’s team in friendly against South Africa

Convened for the first time by coach Luiz Felipe Scolari to play for Brazil, Fernandinho (Manchester City) and Rafinha (Bayern München) will start the game this Wednesday, 5 in Johannesburg against South Africa as holders. It is the great opportunity … Continue reading

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Brazil has Complete its list of 23 Players for Friendly with South Africa

Strikers Fred (Fluminense), and Jô, (Atlético Mineiro), besides goalkeeper Jefferson (Botafogo), were announced this Monday, 24, by the coach of the Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari as the last three members of the list of players who will face South Africa … Continue reading

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Brazilian “Lampions League” Highlights the Passion for Soccer in the Poor Northeast

Between the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the Northeastern region of Brazil, still today the poorest area of ​​the country, was dominated by a group of nomads who used extreme violence to commit crimes in the region. The “Cangaço” … Continue reading

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Four Games of the FIFA Cup, Including Australia v Spain May Change Host City for Delay in Construction Works of Stadium

If the construction work of the new Arena da Baixada do not show ” significant progress ” in the evaluation of FIFA until next February 18 , the city of Curitiba , capital of Parana state , may be out … Continue reading

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