Lance! is a daily sports newspaper in Brazil, and its first edition was published in 1997. Its headquarters are located in Rio de Janeiro, and they print regional versions for some of the other Brazilian states.

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Logo of Lance!
TypeNational daily sports newspaper
PublisherAreté Editorial S/A
EditorWalter de Mattos Júnior
FoundedOctober 26, 1997 [1]
HeadquartersRua Santa Maria, 47, Bairro Cidade Nova, CEP: 20211210, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Circulation80,238 (2012)[2]


Its tabloid format as well as its news design quickly became a success, and Lance! is also popular among Brazilian TV and radio sports journalists and reporters.[citation needed]

Its 3000th edition was published on January 29, 2006. There are Lance! offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Belo Horizonte, and they also publish regional versions in Curitiba and Manaus.

Lance! also issues a weekly magazine called Lance! A+; its first edition was published in 2000.


The newspaper awards the winner of the first turn of the Série A with the Troféu Osmar Santos, while the second turn winner is awarded with the Troféu João Saldanha.[3]


  1. ^ (in Portuguese) Os meninos do Lance! - Observatório da Imprensa Archived 2007-05-19 at the Wayback Machine (October 26, 2003)
  2. ^ (in Portuguese) Maiores Jornais do Brasil Archived 2014-05-08 at the Wayback Machine, retrieved 7 May 2014
  3. ^ "Troféu Lance" (in Portuguese). Lance!. Retrieved August 29, 2009.

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