The 2007 Formula One season went down as one of the most thrilling to date, with a three-way race for the title that ended with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen edging McLaren teammates Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton in the tightest race for the drivers' championship in 21 years.
Lack of infrastructure in the Pan American Games venues upset fans in the first two days of competition. Traffic jams and difficulties buying food and finding bathrooms inside the venues prompted about 100 fans to protest to organisers on Friday. ''We want to eat! We want to eat!'' they chanted at the Riocentro complex.
Crazy as it sounds, not all Brazilians will be rooting for their country in the 2006 World Cup. To be fair, most would have been happy to help their countrymen -- but they couldn't catch on with Brazil's team, so they'll take part as members of other national squads instead.
Veteran striker Romario scored his last goal and played his final 39 minutes for Brazil's national team on Wednesday, helping the five-time world champions beat Guatemala 3-0 in a friendly at Sao Paulo. It was Romario's last official match with Brazil, ending the career of one of Brazil's greatest soccer idols.