Posts Tagged Brazil

Germany still ahead of Argentina in FIFA rankings

ZURICH (AP) — World Cup winner Germany is still No. 1 in the FIFA rankings despite losing to second-place Argentina in a friendly rematch of their final this month.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dunga picks Robinho for Argentina match

Brazil's soccer coach Dunga gives a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.  Dunga summoned players for upcoming friendly games with Argentina and Japan. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil coach Dunga has called up Robinho for the team’s friendly matches against Argentina and Japan next month.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Rio organizers announce basics on tickets

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Organizers have announced the basic outline of ticket prices for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Review: Mendes spreads joy of Brazil’s music

This CD cover image released by Sony Masterworks shows "Magic," by Sergio Mendes. (AP Photo/Sony Masterworks)

Sergio Mendes, “Magic” (Okeh)

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , ,