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US arrives in congested Sao Paulo for World Cup

SAO PAULO - The 4,080-mile overnight flight to Sao Paulo was easy for the U.S. World Cup team...on maps appears to be a short ride to the Sao Paulo Futebol Clube's luxurious Barra Funda...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-09/us-arrives-congested
Harrington wins Sao Paulo 500 Years Open

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Ireland's Padraig Harrington won the Sao Paulo 500 years Open on Sunday, closing with...finished with a 14-under 270 total on the Sao Paulo Golf Club course. "I felt very relaxed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/03/gol_285839.shtml
Golf
Sao Paulo pole-sitter is Will Power

SAO PAULO - Two-time race winner Will Power edged...Franchitti to win the pole position for today's Sao Paulo 300.Power had a lap of 1 minute, 21...pole of the season and second in a row in Sao Paulo. His lap on Saturday eclipsed the previous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-04-28/sao-paulo-pole-sitter-will-power
Police investigating shooting of eight fan club members

SAO PAULO - Armed men killed eight people in a raid on a Sao Paulo soccer fan club that has close links to a notorious, now-closed prison, Brazilian police said Sunday.Police said witnesses told them that around midnight Saturday three gunmen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-19/police-investigatin-shooting-eigh
Pele is improving from urinary tract infection

SAO PAULO - Pele is responding well to antibiotics to treat a urinary tract infection...closely monitored in Brazil and the rest of the world since the hospital in Sao Paulo said he became unstable and was transferred to an intensive care unit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-28/pele-improving-urinary-tract-infe
Stomach ailment might sideline Netherlands star Robin van Persie

SAO PAULO - Nether lands captain and all-time top scorer Robin van Persie is in...said he would not rush into deciding whether Van Persie is fit to play at Sao Paulo's Itaquerao Stadium against the Lionel Messi-led Argentina."I have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/stomach-ailment-migh
Fans vandalize World Cup stadium in Brazil

SAO PAULO - Another wave of fan violence hit Brazil...of supporters detained after clashes in Sao Paulo.World Cup organizers Monday said that...Stadium, police hit fans with batons to keep Sao Paulo supporters from invading the Corinthians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-14/fans-vandalize-world
2 die in collapse at venue hosting World Cup opener

SAO PAULO - Part of the stadium that will host the...Olympics in 2016. Wednesday's accident at Sao Paulo's Itaquerao stadium occurred when a construction...begins on June 12 with Brazil playing at the Sao Paulo stadium.Officials said there were no major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-11-27/2-die-collapse-venue
Protesters criticize Brazilian government, World Cup costs

SAO PAULO - Protesters began a wave of demonstrations around Brazil on Thursday...attention to housing and education needs before June's World Cup.In Sao Paulo, the country's biggest city, demonstrators blocked two key roads into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-15/protesters-criticize-brazilian-go
Draw muddies World Cup picture for US

SAO PAULO - Instead of taking a breather, the United States created a World Cup math...last game with a chance."The U.S. arrived back at its base hotel in Sao Paulo at about 5 a.m. Monday after a four-hour flight from the match in steamy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-23/draw-muddies-world-c