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Brazil Heads to Confederations Cup Finals After Defeating Uruguay 2-1

Host nation Brazil triumphed 2-1 over Uruguay here Wednesday in a tough, penalty-filled match to claim a berth in the Confederations Cup final. continue reading »

BRAZIL: Protests Continue Over Transit Fair Increases, Cost of World Cup

Thousands of people gathered again Monday in a number of Brazilian cities to protest the rising price of public transport. In Belo Horizonte, a huge crowd of protesters blocked some downtown streets continue reading »

Mexico Falls to Italy 1-2 in Confederations Cup

Italy defeated Mexico 2-1 on Sunday in a Confederations Cup match played before 71,500 fans in the Maracana stadium here on goals from veteran centerfielder Andrea Pirlo and star AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli. continue reading »

Woes Sap Hopes Behind Brazil Sport Extravaganzas

All but diehard fans of international soccer could be forgiven for not knowing, much less caring, about the Confederations Cup, a two-week tournament that kicks off in Brazil on Saturday. continue reading »

FIFA Bans Smoking at Confederations Cup, World Cup in Brazil

FIFA announced Thursday that people attending the Confederations Cup soccer matches in June and the World Cup next year - both to be held in Brazil - will not be allowed to smoke in the stadiums. continue reading »

Spanish National Soccer Team Honors Past Players With Retro Jersey

Spain's national soccer team revealed on Friday a new jersey inspired by one first worn in 1924, featuring a golden V-shaped stripe below the collar. continue reading »