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Rousseff vs. Neves in a post-World Cup penalty shootout

With the Brazilian presidential elections due to take place this Sunday 26th, Freddy Hare discusses the impact the 2014 Brazil World Cup may have had on President Dilma Rousseff’s chances. Sport and politics are intrinsically linked, especially in Latin America. A lecturer of mine, Dr Matthew Brown, wrote an article in the Financial Timesback in June in […]

The forgotten losers of the 2014 World Cup

Bristolatino’s Sport editor Freddy Hare discusses the impact of the 2014 World Cup; is its ability to benefit Brazil’s population being grabbed or simply squandered? The stage was set. It was supposed to be a stroll in the park, a formality. With a brand new 200,000-seater stadium built, an expectant home fan-base and only a draw […]