Post Tagged with: "World Cup"

Mexican-born Harry Flores supports “El Tri.” (Photo via El Diario)

Catching World Cup Fever

Latino, New York, Sports June 14, 2018 at 6:03 pm

Excitement about the World Cup – which just started – is palpable from El Barrio to Jackson Heights, where Mexico, Colombia and Argentina are the teams with the most fans, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Brian Questa at Gottscheer Hall for the final match of the 2014 World Cup between Germany and Argentina. (Photo by Eric Jankiewicz via Queens Courier)

Hipsters Keep German Bar Alive in Queens

Business, Queens, Sports, Western European July 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Attracted to the “authenticity” of Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood, younger, affluent patrons helped the bar finally turn a profit after 15 years of being in the red, reports Queens Courier.

Celebrating Argentina's victory in Queens (Photo by Gustavo Martinez)

World Cup Brings Tears of Joy, and Sorrow

Latino, Manhattan, Queens, Sports July 10, 2014 at 4:49 pm

El Diario covers the shifting emotions of the World Cup with stories on Argentina’s win and Brazil’s defeat.

France v Germany on the screen at Nevada smith's (Photo by Mathilde Hamel for Voices of NY)

World Cup Blues: Watching France Lose

New York, Sports, Western European July 7, 2014 at 7:55 pm

A French citizen living in New York follows the game as it’s broadcast from Rio.

Image from FIFA video

Essay: Portuguese Days of the U.S. Team

Today’s U.S. team could take inspiration from a stunning upset 64 years ago in Brazil.

The City Where Soccer Never Sleeps

The City Where Soccer Never Sleeps

Education, New York, Sports, Video June 13, 2014 at 5:04 pm

For the most part, American interest in soccer seems to peak every four years with the World Cup. But in New York, immigrants, expats and natives keep the sport kicking all the days in between, as shown in the latest episode of Independent Sources.

Nacy, Edison and Bryan Macancela buying flags on Roosevelt Ave. (Photo by Gustavo Martínez via El Diario).

Fans Around NYC Set for World Cup Kickoff

Latino, Metro Area, Sports June 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm

El Diario/La Prensa is running a series of reports on the spirit of the 2014 World Cup in the city’s Latino neighborhoods.

Juan Inga, owner of Sabor Latino in Queens, will devote two branches of the restaurant to the games  (Photo by Nube Urgilés via El Diario).

From Cards to Tapas, Latinos Gear Up for the World Cup

In the News, Latino, New York, Sports June 9, 2014 at 5:20 pm

The World Cup in Brazil won’t kick off until Thursday, but every Latino corner of the city has been gearing up for the quadrennial event for weeks, as a series of reports in El Diario/La Prensa show.

These dogs at Dalila’s Petwear, one of the event's sponsors, just couldn't wait for Saturday. (Photo via Queens Latino)

Paws in the Air for the World Cup

Queens, Sports May 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Dogs and owners get a chance to celebrate the upcoming World Cup this weekend, dressed in the colors of their favorite team, reports Queens Courier.

Pedro Pires (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

En Route to World Cup, Ronaldo Plays NJ

Portugal’s national soccer team will train and play for fans in the state.

Former French soccer player Lilian Thuram speaks out against racism in the sport. (Photo by Wikimedia Commons via France-Amérique)

Visiting French Athlete Speaks out Against Racism in Soccer

Black, Eastern European, Sports November 15, 2013 at 4:31 pm

Lilian Thuram, the celebrated former captain of the French national soccer team, visited NYU to talk about his current goals: combatting racism across the world, particularly in sports arenas, reports France-Amérique.

Possible Mexican Team Elimination Sparks Worries in U.S.

Possible Mexican Team Elimination Sparks Worries in U.S.

Mexican, Sports October 10, 2013 at 3:18 pm

If Mexico’s national team fails to qualify for the 2014 Brazil World Cup, business losses will follow.

(Photo by Sofia Perpetua)

Caipi Invasion: Brazil’s Cachaça Re-Debuts in US

Culture, Featured Posts, Food, South American, Voices' Picks May 24, 2013 at 12:14 pm

As Brazil prepares for take center stage hosting the World Cup and the Olympics Game, Americans are going to be hearing a lot more about caipirinhas following a big push to expand the market for cachaça in the U.S. now that the spirit can be sold under its Portuguese name and is officially a “distinctive product of Brazil.”