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BRAZILIAN SERIE A

2019/2020 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
2 Santos 6 2 1 20
3 Flamengo 5 2 2 17
4 Inter 5 1 3 16
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Ex-Flamengo president charged for deadly fire

ESPN Brazil reporter Debora Gares joins Get Up to provide the latest from Flamengo's training center where a fire killed 10 teens.
A fire on Friday left 10 people dead and three people injured at Flamengo's training centre in Rio de Janeiro.

Brazilian police have charged Flamengo's former president with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February.

An investigators' report obtained by The Associated Press shows Eduardo Bandeira de Mello and seven others were charged over the fire at the club's training facility.

- Flamengo: Tragedy in the Vulture's Nest

Mello did not respond to a request for comment on Tuesday. The Rio de Janeiro-based team said it didn't know of the charges.

The report signed by investigator Marcio...

Flamengo prohibited from using training centre following deadly fire

ESPN Brazil reporter Debora Gares joins Get Up to provide the latest from Flamengo's training center where a fire killed 10 teens.
A fire on Friday left 10 people dead and three people injured at Flamengo's training centre in Rio de Janeiro.

The Flamengo training centre where a fire killed 10 academy players and injured three more earlier this month was shut down by the city of Rio de Janeiro due to a lack of proper fire and safety permits.

A note from the city declaring the action was posted on the gate of the "Ninho do Urubu" facility on Wednesday morning.

"Today it was shut down completely, there was a decision and the city government has complied," Rio de Janeiro mayor Marcelo Crivella said in a statement.

"We expect that all the...

Flamengo honour academy-fire victims in first match since training ground tragedy

Brazilian club Flamengo played their first match since a fire broke out in their training ground and killed 10 academy players on Feb. 8.

Nearly 30,000 fans, many with white balloons, banners and flags, attended the state championship match against rival Fluminense.

The game was initially scheduled for Saturday, only hours after the deadly incident, but was cancelled after the tragedy.

Flamengo supporters sang a song to honour the dead at 10 minutes of play.

Survivor Cauan Emanuel, who was released...

Two injured in fire at training centre used by Brazilian club Bangu

A fire broke out at the training centre used by Rio de Janeiro football club Bangu on Monday, sending at least two players to hospital with smoke inhalation but causing no serious injuries.

The incident occurred three days after 10 Flamengo youth players died and three others were injured when their lodgings caught fire.

Bangu, one of the oldest and most traditional clubs in Rio, were training at a military athletics centre when the blaze started after lunch.

The fire was quickly brought under control...

First funeral held for victims of Flamengo training academy fire

ESPN Brazil reporter Debora Gares joins Get Up to provide the latest from Flamengo's training center where a fire killed 10 teens.
A fire on Friday left 10 people dead and three people injured at Flamengo's training centre in Rio de Janeiro.

The funerals for the teenagers who died in the fire that swept through Flamengo's training ground in Rio de Janeiro started to take place on Sunday, while the club defended itself over the cause of the blaze that broke out in the unauthorized lodgings.

Ten boys aged between 14 and 16 were killed on Friday morning when a fire that started in an air conditioning unit ripped through the makeshift dormitory at Flamengo's training ground on the edge of Rio.

Three others were injured, one of them seriously.

The...