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World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Rio

World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Rio

The series World Cup’s Host Cities make its final stop at the most famous Brazilian city: Rio de Janeiro. Guest writer, Danielle Amaral, listed 9 reasons to love Rio and dive into the World Cup fever. Danielle Amaral, 33, is a visual merchandiser. The World Cup has finally arrived at our […]

by July 13, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized
World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Fortaleza

World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Fortaleza

The Wee G  welcome guest writer Avila Souza as part of the series World Cup’s Host Cities. And this is his take on his hometown Fortaleza. Avila Souza Oliveira, 20, is a journalism student. I’m the son of a retired military father, which implies that during my childhood we had to […]

by July 1, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
World Cup 2014: 12 cities representing the best of Brazil.

World Cup 2014: 12 cities representing the best of Brazil.

By Luciano Graca A lot has been said, discussed and polemically questioned about Brazil’s competence to host such an important and high-profile event like the World Cup. Amidst the country’s ongoing disappointment and anger against its government, which resulted in a series of protests, there were concerns that Brazil wouldn’t be […]

by June 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
9 unlikely similarities between Brazil and Scotland

9 unlikely similarities between Brazil and Scotland

By Luciano Graca When Lonely Planet’s list of “2014’s most unmissable destinations” came out last October, it placed Brazil at number one and Scotland at number three. With so much happening in both of the countries this year and the World Cup kicking off today, it seems fit to draw a comparison. The Wee G found 9 […]

by June 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Recife

World Cup’s Host Cities Series: Recife

Recife, the “Brazilian Venice”, is the featured city at the World Cup’s Host Cities Series, through the eyes of guest writer Mônica Schweizer. Mônica Schweizer, 51, is a sales manager. Capital of the state of Pernambuco, located in Northeast Brazil, Recife is one of the 12 host cities of the World Cup 2014. Founded on […]

by June 7, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
No Weighting Around for these Women

No Weighting Around for these Women

For years women have been told how they should look and what to do to achieve this image of unrealistic stereotypical feminine beauty for all to admire. From torturous corsets dating back centuries to celebrity exercise videos, electronic gadgets, slimming pills, fasting diets and celebrity hypnotherapists promising to make you […]

by April 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features, Sports

Braehead Clan: Season Review



by April 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Clan Tame Defending Champions Panthers To Make Playoff Final Four

Clan Tame Defending Champions Panthers To Make Playoff Final Four

EIHL Quarter Final Play Off Second Leg Game  Braehead Clan 5   Nottingham Panthers 1  Clan win 9 – 1 on Aggregate  Braehead Clan brushed Nottingham Panthers aside in emphatic fashion on Saturday night to make it to the Playoff Finals weekend for the first time in the clubs history. Clan followed up their […]

by March 31, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
The Post-Sochi Curling Boom

The Post-Sochi Curling Boom

The Winter Olympics in Sochi in February captured the public’s imagination with over 600 hours of live sport being shown live on the BBC. One of the sports that achieved the most attention in the UK was Curling, with both the British men’s and women’s teams achieving medals. Two weeks ago The Wee […]

by March 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Could there be Wheelchair Tennis Singles at Wimbledon in 2016?

Could there be Wheelchair Tennis Singles at Wimbledon in 2016?

Men’s Wheelchair Singles world number three Gordon Reid has told The Wee G of his cautious optimism that the Wimbledon championships may play host to a Wheelchair Singles Championships before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Speaking as part of a feature interview with The Wee G, the Glasgow based British Number […]

by March 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports