Sao Paulo

Rosa and Russo didn't have a photographer on hand in 1957.
Once the opening ceremony was complete and the games started London did embrace the games and it was universally acknowledged as one of the best games ever. Now on the eve of the opening ceremony in Rio, Brazil faces the same barrage of complaints.
Peter Hook visited a small gig venue in São Paulo today just to meet fans up close and to answer their questions. My wife and I had arranged the visit for the British Consulate who plastered the venue with their 'Music is GREAT' branding - and of course when you are talking about British music, it really is!
My first night in the city was spent on the forty-second floor of the Edifício Itália, the second tallest building in the city, but the highest place in town to get a drink. Overcast as it was when we arrived, the view from the floor-to-ceiling windows was somewhat unremarkable, but as we finished our caiprinhas, the cloud began to lift and the city unfolded beneath us.
You've scored, you want to share the moment with the fans, you jump over the advertising hoardings and fall drop down the
When we asked people to give us advice about going to Brazil, everyone always mentioned Rio de Janeiro. Rio this, Rio that, just go to Rio. But no one really said much about São Paulo. It seemed like people didn't really go there much. As our cab weaved through traffic in São Paulo's city center, our virgin eyeballs take in the first impressions of this rarely recommended city.
Although England were kicked out disappointingly early, many of us have still been following the World Cup, which has dominated our television screens for the past month. While travel interest to Brazil increased by 387% during the past month, searches were only up by 6% outside the World Cup period.
Angel di María struck a 118th minute winner to send Argentina through to the World Cup quarter-finals at the expense of Switzerland
Roy Hodgson has no intention of resigning as England manager despite Thursday's morale-crushing World Cup defeat to Uruguay
England lost their successive World Cup match 2-1 to Uruguay and are on the brink of World Cup elimination at the group stage
England fans were attacked by a Brazilian mob in São Paulo on the eve of their World Cup clash with Uruguay on Thursday afternoon
Uruguay and England meet for the first time in eight years at the World Cup in what has been billed as a knockout tie in
The World Cup is finally here - what a great time it is to be a Brit living in Brazil, but what has it really been like in São Paulo over the past day or two?
Symbolism doesn't get much better than this - thousands of homeless Brazilians set up camp outside São Paolo's stadium as it prepares for the opening game of the most expensive World Cup ever.
São Paulo's Arena Corinthians, which will host the opening game of the 2014 World Cup on Thursday, does not meet British
Resplendent in tribal headgear and body point, with bows and arrows held aloft, aiming their weapons at Brasilia's riot police
There's nothing more entrepreneurial than someone who, on realising they look exactly like Osama Bin Laden, renames their
On a sunny and warm morning in early April 2014 a van carrying me and about a dozen other international journalists arrives at a wide and leafy street in São Paulo's exclusive and affluent neighbourhood of Jardim Europa.
Exciting news just in from Humane Society International's Be Cruelty-Free campaign team in Brazil, where the State of São Paulo has just introduced Latin America's first ever ban on animal testing for cosmetics.