Brazil must not repeat the “national tragedy” of losing the 2014 World Cup as it did when it hosted the event in 1950, the country’s Minister of Sport Aldo Rebelo said. “We cannot repeat the national tragedy of 1950 when we lost to Uruguay” Rebelo told foreign journalists visiting Brazil as part of the build up to the finals. “It was like losing to your younger brother.
Carine Felizardo, a curvy exuberant model from the northern state of Para was crowned Miss Bumbum 2012, a title rewarding Brazil’s sexiest female derriere. A jury of six women and five men picked the 25-year-old Felizardo among 15 finalists in the second annual edition of the contest, held in a Sao Paulo hotel.
FIFA general secretary, Jerome Valcke has warned Brazil of the increasing crime rate in cities like Sao Paulo and also stressed on the need of more infrastructure ahead of the 2014 football World Cup.
FIFA has named the mascot for the 2014 Brazil World Cup Fuleco, a word which organisers say transmits a message of environmental awareness, Football plus ecology.
Falklands Governor Mr. Nigel Haywood CVO receiving a copy of the newly published book 'The Christmas Sports' from the author, during a reception hosted by the Governor and his wife at Government House to celebrate the official launch of the book which was researched and written by Patrick Watts MBE - the official race commentator for the past 40 years.
A composition by Blur front-man Damon Albarn has been played to radio listeners around the world to mark 90 years of BBC broadcasting. 2LO Calling, a snapshot of the airwaves, featured iconic sounds from radio over the past 90 years.
A fictional feature film has been shot in Antarctica for the first time. Scottish climbing instructor and documentary-maker Kirk Watson filmed South of Sanity while working for British Antarctic Survey (BAS).
A soap opera which depicts the recent upsurge of Brazil into a consumer society has trapped the country breaking audience records and even forcing President Dilma Rousseff to modify her agenda.
An Argentine video game allows players to compare the prices used by the National Statistics and Census Institute, Indec, to measure inflation with those consumers say they pay, a pastime that has caused angry reactions among players when they see the gap.
Chaco Governor Jorge Capitanich publicly regretted and apologized on Thursday for the major embarrassment caused by the suspension of an Argentina-Brazil friendly match scheduled for Wednesday night when the stadium floodlights failed.