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Nadal pulls out of Brazil doubles

Reuters: Sports News Nadal pulls out of Brazil doubles SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Former world number one Rafa Nadal withdrew suddenly from the doubles at the Brazil Open on Wednesday because of what organisers said was a desire to preserve his strength for the singles competition. more info… ...

Neymar losing out from stay-at-home decision

Reuters: Sports News Neymar losing out from stay-at-home decision LONDON (Reuters) – With 11 lucrative sponsorship contracts to his name, a legion of adoring fans and the beach on his doorstep, it is not hard to blame Neymar for his decision to stay at home in Brazil. more info… ...

Ronaldinho told he must justify his Brazil inclusion

Reuters: Sports News Ronaldinho told he must justify his Brazil inclusion LONDON (Reuters) – Ronaldinho has been told by coach Luiz Felipe Scolari that he must justify his surprise inclusion for Brazil after a one-year absence. more info… ...

Cole looking over his shoulder on eve of 100th cap

Reuters: Sports News Cole looking over his shoulder on eve of 100th cap LONDON (Reuters) – Ashley Cole is regarded as one of the best left backs in the world and will start his 100th match for England against Brazil on Wednesday but reputation will count for nothing in the meritocratic world of coach Roy Hodgson. more...

Scolari says he deserves second chance with Brazil

Reuters: Sports News Scolari says he deserves second chance with Brazil LONDON (Reuters) – Luiz Felipe Scolari is refusing to accept that he has lost his magic touch and believes he merits a second stint as Brazil coach, despite criticism of his recent coaching record. more info… ...