Tag Archives: Brazil

Luiz Felipe Scolari: ‘Everything I did as a manager, I learned as a teacher’ | Football

Ronaldo celebrates after one of his goals in the World Cup final in 2002.

Ask any of the footballers who have ever been managed by Luiz Felipe Scolari and they will all say the same thing: Felipão is not to be messed with. But, on a sunny morning in São Paulo, behind his aviator sunglasses and neatly trimmed moustache, he looks relaxed and content. …

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Motorola One Starts Getting Android 10 Update in Brazil, Comes With February 2020 Security Patch: Reports

Motorola One Starts Getting Android 10 Update in Brazil, Comes With February 2020 Security Patch: Reports

Motorola One was launched in the second half of 2018 as one of the first company phones under Google’s Android One programme. Motorola had tied up with Google’s Android One programme to bring the an optimised version of Android and the latest updates to its smartphones, something the Lenovo-owned company …

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Twitter Removes Two Bolsonaro Tweets Questioning Virus Quarantine

Twitter Removes Two Bolsonaro Tweets Questioning Virus Quarantine

Two tweets by Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro in which he questioned quarantine measures aimed at containing the novel coronavirus were removed Sunday, on the grounds that they violated the social network’s rules. The far-right leader had posted several videos in which he flouted his government’s social distancing guidelines by mixing …

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Brazil Confirms First Case of COVID-19 in Latin America

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: FEBRUARY 26, 2020 — The Brazilian Ministry of Health confirmed the country’s first case of COVID-19 today. It is a man from São Paulo who came back recently from a working trip to Italy, where so far 374 cases of the …

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My favourite game: Costa Rica v Brazil, 2002 World Cup | Sport

A toilet-shaped house built by sanitation activist Sim Jae-duck in order to celebrate the establishment of the World Toilet Association in 2007. It houses Haewoojae museum, in Suwon, south of Seoul and he named it Haewoojae, which means “a house to relive one’s concerns”, a term used in temples when referring to the toilets

What is your happiest memory? Go on, comb those memory banks, give them a good sift, see what falls out. Now, hold that thought. Though I have seen many more football matches on television than I have live (but there have been a few of those), the idea of picking …

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‘Will we have to strike?’ Football in Brazil continues despite coronavirus | Football

On Sunday morning in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, Grêmio players and coaching staff emerged from the tunnel at their empty stadium wearing surgical masks in protest at having to fulfil their Campeonato Gaúcho fixture against São Luiz despite the coronavirus pandemic. While many countries have …

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Ronaldinho: from World Cup winner to Paraguayan prison football star | Football

Football in South America is all but shut down as the Covid-19 outbreak spreads across the continent, but one Brazilian star is still making his mark on the game. Ronaldinho, whose last professional game came in 2015 for Fluminese, scored five goals this weekend and set up another six. Admittedly …

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Stock Market Today: Dow, S&P Live Updates for Mar. 13, 2020

A woman walks past a large screen showing the trading numbers on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in Jakarta on March 9.

A woman walks past a large screen showing the trading numbers on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in Jakarta on March 9. Photographer: Adek Berry/AFP via Getty Images Photographer: Adek Berry/AFP via Getty Images Stocks were primed for heavy losses across Asia after the worst Wall Street session since 1987, with investors …

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How a football shirt number is being used to oppose homophobia in Brazil | Football

Flavio takes to the pitch wearing a No 24 shirt.

Even though it has been banned in 25 of Brazil’s 26 states for the last 74 years, jogo do bicho (the animal game) remains a cornerstone of Brazilian culture. The first version of the game was created in the late 19th century by João Batista Viana Drummond, an animal-loving entrepreneur …

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