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Brazil Tops Colombia; Germany Up Next in Semi-Finals

Brazil and can now look forward to a mouth-watering meeting with the Germans on Tuesday at Belo Horizonte's Estadio Mineirao.

() - Brazil World Cup Soccer Brazil have set up a FIFA World Cup semi-final with Germany after a thrilling 2-1 victory over Colombia in Fortaleza. The hosts were indebted to their two center-halves, Thiago Silva and David Luiz, for providing the goals at the Estadio Castelao that ultimately rendered James Rodriguez's late penalty a mere consolation.

History suggested that Luiz Felipe Scolari's side started the game as massive favorites, with Colombia having won just two of the teams' 25 previous meetings - and none since 1991.

Read Full Article (Jul-04-2014 12:56)

Germany Into World Cup Semi-Finals

Hummels heads Germany past France.

(RIO De JANEIRO, Brazil) - Germany France World Cup Mats Hummels headed Germany past France at the Maracana and into a FIFA World Cup semi-final at the Mineirao.

The 25-year-old centre-back scored the only goal in the 13th minute, and Joachim Low’s side will now head to Belo Horizonte to face the Brazil-Colombia winners.

Read Full Article (Jun-30-2014 18:39)

Germany to Face France in World Cup QF

The Germans started as overwhelming favorites, but it was Algeria who bossed the opening exchanges.

(RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil) - Germany World Cup Extra-time goals from Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil proved enough to edge Germany past Algeria and into a FIFA World Cup quarter-final against France.

After the first 90 minutes ended goalless, Schurrle’s sublime flick broke the deadlock and Ozil doubled the European giants’ lead, with Abdelmoumene Djabou’s 11th-hour goal proving too little, too late for the spirited north Africans.

Read Full Article (Jun-30-2014 14:35)

France Marches Into World Cup QF

France will face the winner of Germany - Algeria.

(BRASILIA, Brazil) - France World Cup France have marched through to the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Nigeria in Brasilia.

Didier Deschamps' side were given a tough time of it by the African champions, but edged this tight encounter in the Estadio Nacional thanks to a Paul Pogba header and an injury-time own goal by Joseph Yobo.

Read Full Article (Jun-28-2014 12:26)

Despite Tie with Chile, Brazil Moves On

Chile had only made it this far at the World Cup on three previous occasions.

(BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil) - Brazil World Cup Hosts Brazil have squeezed through to the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup on penalties after a tense, thrilling 1-1 draw with Chile at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte.

Gonzalo Jara hit the post with the decisive kick, while Julio Cesar saved two, to give Brazil a 3-2 win in the shootout and send the valiant Chileans home.

Read Full Article (Jun-12-2014 05:41)

All Eyes on Brazil as World Cup Kicks Off on Thursday

Protests and labor strikes are planned in the 12 host cities, including a 24-hour slowdown by some airport workers in Rio de Janeiro.

(SAO PAULO, Brazil) - After years of construction delays and budget overruns, the World Cup kicks off in Brazil on Thursday under a cloud of discontent at home even as happy foreign fans pour in for the tournament.

Brazil's national team hosts Croatia in the opening match at a newly built stadium in Sao Paulo whose cost and late delivery came to embody the troubled World Cup preparations.

Read Full Article (Nov-29-2012 20:38)

Brazilian Elevator Ghost Scares People Half to Death!

One elevator ride that won't soon be forgotten...

(RIO DE JANEIRO) - Frame from the viral elevator ghost video Here is something you would never see on American television, and possibly for good reason. It is a Brazilian 'ghost prank' TV show and I have to say, I feel sorry for the unwitting contestants!

Talk about having the you-know-what scared out of you, particularly in a country that is largely Catholic and superstitious...

Read Full Article (Nov-01-2012 13:01)

Zionists Against WSF Free Palestine

An attack is being waged against freedom of meeting and expression, and against the rescue of the historical true.

(BUENOS AIRES) - Usina do Gasômetro Zionists are in contact with the mayor of Porto Alegre and the governor of Rio Grande do Sul against the World Social Forum Free Palestine.

In part they succeed, because now the WSF have lost the Usina do Gasômetro, the place where it would be held.

Read Full Article (Oct-18-2012 11:09)

World Social Forum Free Palestine

You can do your individual registration now and solve all your doubt about registration of organizations and self-organized events.

(RIO DE JANEIRO) - Palestina Livre Individual registrations have already started for the World Social Forum Free Palestine, to be held from 28 November to 1st December 2012, in Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil.

This registration is dedicated to those people who wants to take part at the different activities at the WSF but that are not delegates of organizations.

Read Full Article (May-14-2012 12:51)

Travis Logie Shreds at Billabong Rio Pro in Brazil

This Durban, South African, Logie is the newest addition on the tour and everyone is taking notice.

(AMERICA DO SUL / SALEM) - Travis Logie Today in Brazil with SUPERbrand Surfboards by Nuno Matta Travis Logie was ripping it up today at the Billabong Rio Pro in Brazil today. Riding SUPERbrand Surfboards by Nuno Matta shaped in Portugal, this South African pro is one of the top riders competing in the circuit on European surfboards.

The world's top-ranked professional surfers are competing in this annual event that is the focus of the industry and sport and will continue to be over the next six days.

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