Here Pelé is shown in 1971, in Paris. (AP Photo/Levy)

Netflix Documentary on Pelé Passes Up a Chance to Deal with Brazil’s Class and Race

A recent Netflix documentary about the legendary Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento, ...

Generation Amazing, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Flamengo FC officials with participants of soccer classes for poor kids in Rio.

Qatar’s Generation Amazing Reaches Out to Poor Kids in Rio

Two former Brazil footballers have been teaching soccer to poor children in Rio de ...

A Brazilian fan rooting for the Brazilian team - Photo by Tomaz Silva

World Cup 2018: The Beautiful Game in an Ugly World

Football is a simple and beautiful game that gives joy to billions around the ...

Rio train painted with athletes and work from Cândido Portinari - Daniel Ramalho/Rio2016

How the Rio Olympic Games Helped the Wealthy and Hurt the Poor

The Olympic Games revealed the deep socioeconomic and political contradictions of Brazil and helped ...

Six Months and US$ 2.3 Billion Later, Rio Olympic Venues Abandoned and in Ruins

Buildings have been abandoned, swimming pools are empty, garbage and broken sports equipment can ...

Rio’s Paralympic Games Are History. And a Memorable One

Rio’s Paralympic Games have officially ended in Rio de Janeiro with a mix of ...