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Dunga has not called 14 players who played for Brazil at World Cup for the upcoming Copa America

Soccer News: Copa America is biggest soccer competition in South America. For the upcoming Copa America Brazilian national coach Dunga didn’t call 14 players that played in last year FIFA World Cup in Brazil. In the last FIFA World Cup Brazil as home team was also one of main teams to take the title. Everything was good for Brazil until ...

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Kaka proud to beat both Messi and Ronaldo for Ballon d’Or in 2007, but he doesn’t think about getting back to Europe

Soccer News: One of the biggest soccer derbies in the world is behind us. Barcelona won 2-1 against Real Madrid and went on 4 points lead on Primera division table. Former Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year winner Kaka said that he is sad about the loss of his former club Real Madrid. Kaka or full name ...

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Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha, once most expensive stadium now most expensive parking lot

Soccer News: Even before the start of FIFA World Cup in Brazil there was a lot of controversy from the first cost to even will there be any profit for Brazil in this World Cup. One of controversy was about the new/old stadiums that supposed to hold games of World Cup. One of those stadiums is Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha ...

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Rio Open: David Ferrer and Sara Errani triumph

Tennis Updates: David Ferrer recorded a 6-2 6-3 victory over Fabio Fognini to secure his first Rio Open title on Sunday. World number 28 Fognini reached the final after ending Rafael Nadal’s 52-match winning streak in semi-finals on clay on Saturday. Spaniard Ferrer took just an hour and 23 minutes to wrap up the win. The 32-year-old twice broke his ...

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Rio Open: Rafael Nadal suffers defeat to Fabio Fognini

Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal lost his first semi-final on clay for 12 years as he was beaten by Fabio Fognini at the Rio Open. Reigning champion Nadal, 28, started strongly but went down 1-6 6-2 7-5 in two hours and 17 minutes. The defeat in Brazil ended a 52-match winning streak in semi-finals on clay for the Spaniard. Compatriot David ...

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Rio Open: Rafael Nadal into semi-finals after beating Pablo Cuevas

Tennis Updates: Top seed Rafael Nadal survived a scare to book his place in the semi-finals of the Rio Open by beating Pablo Cuevas. The 14-time Grand Slam winner lost the first set 6-4 against his Uruguayan opponent at Jockey Club Brasileiro. However, Nadal battled back to win the second set 7-5, and a 6-0 rout in the final set ...

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Rio Open: Nadal makes quarterfinals

Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal kept rolling in his first clay-court of the season with a 7-5, 6-3 victory on Thursday over fellow Spaniard and friend Pablo Carreno Busta to reach the quarterfinals of the Rio Open. Nadal had already suffered two early-season losses away from his favored clay surface, so the red clay was a welcome change. The Spaniard has ...

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On pins and needles for the Rio Open, Brazil

Tennis Updates: Tennis in Brazil faces a challenge in taking on the might of football, but organizers of the Rio Open tournament being held in the city this week believe the sport is set for expansion in the country. Having returned for a second year, the open is the biggest tennis tournament in South America, and is the only combined ...

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Clubs spent 4.06 billion of dollars on transfer in last season

Soccer News: According to FIFA Global Transfer Market report clubs spent around 4.06 billion dollars on transfers in last season. In the report FIFA said that last year it has been 2.9% more transfers than year before. According to them last year there were made 13 090 soccer transfers and on them clubs spent 4.06 billion of dollars which is ...

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Neymar: Spanish authorities should ‘’punish’’ Cristiano Ronaldo

La Liga News: In a surprising turn of events which unfolded after the World best player of the year saw a red card in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win against Cordoba, Neymar has come forward to make a demand which might cause riots in the Spanish capital. Coming from Brazil to the Catalan giants and immediately becoming an opponent for his ...

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