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2014 World Cup

Bowling and Batting for Bristol: The 2016 South American Cricket Championships

Bristol student and ‘Colombian’ cricketer Guy Leslie reports live from Rio de Janeiro at the South American Cricket Championships Sports Editor – Scott Gordon Last month Rio de Janeiro played host to perhaps the finest sporting tournament that Brazil has staged in recent years. Move aside the Olympic Games and the World Cup, it was time […]

The wonder of Dulce de leche

                                  BristoLatino’s food editor Naomi Myerson takes us to a sweet-toothed paradise. In 2013 my older sister married a Uruguayan, a union that has been pretty fab in numerous ways but with one significant perk worthy of a mention: […]

Rekindling the Jogo Bonito in a post-golden generation

BristoLatino sports editor Will Sansom ponders on the evolution of Brazilian footballing style, asking what defines the country’s current generation of players. Brazil’s opening game of the 2002 World Cup was against Turkey. They won 2-1. Ronaldinho, Rivaldo and the original Ronaldo started that game. In 2014, Brazil beat Croatia 3-1. Leading the attack was Neymar, […]

Is Colombia the dark horse of the 2014 World Cup?

Bristolatino’s Sports Editor Freddy Hare tells us why he thinks the Colombian selección will surprise and impress in the upcoming World Cup in Brazil. The term ‘Golden Generation’ is thrown around quite loosely these days. Indeed, the England side of the 2000s was our ‘Golden Generation’ and Three Lions fans have been rewarded with lacklustre displays […]