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Brazil 'ungovernable' if court blocks Lula da Silva bid: Former president Rousseff

Former president Dilma Rousseff said Friday Brazil will be ungovernable if a court decision due next week blocks Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva from running in October polls.

published on : 19th January 2018

Flair and parties, the exuberant world of Ronaldinho

Tricks, flicks and stepovers, to watch Ronaldinho play in his prime was to savour a festival of the "jogo bonito" -- the beautiful game in his native Portuguese.

published on : 18th January 2018

Ronaldinho retires from football, says brother and agent Roberto Assis

The 37-year-old former Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona star, a key member of the Brazil side which won the World Cup in 2002, last played in 2015 during a brief stint with Fluminense.

published on : 17th January 2018

Football legend Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup in Russia

Pele insisted that new coach Tite has formed a team ready to put his country's painful memories from Maracana to rest in Russia.

published on : 16th January 2018

Kochi: NCB identifies Brazilian drug cartel’s key figure

The Narcotics Control Bureau’s (NCB) probe into the drugs smuggling incidents at the Nedumbassery airport has unravelled the involvement of a key figure linked with the Sao Paulo-based drug cartel, th

published on : 16th January 2018

Brazil police: 13 dead, 39 hurt in multi-vehicle crash

An officer at the department's press office said by phone that at least six vehicles were involved, including a minibus, two trucks and two vans.

published on : 14th January 2018

Four ex-South American leaders back Brazil President Lula da Silva comeback position

Four South American ex-presidents are among more than 170,000 people who  signed a petition supporting former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva bid for another term as Brazil's president.

published on : 13th January 2018

Brazilian striker Jo confirms move to Japanese club Nagoya

The top goal scorer of the last Brazilian championship said in a press conference on Friday that he had not planned to leave his country, but considered the Japanese offer "irrefutable."

published on : 6th January 2018

Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci gets five-month ban for doping

The 30-year-old Bellucci, who reached a career high of 21 in the rankings in 2010, said Thursday that a sample he provided last July at the Swedish Open at Bastad tested positive.

published on : 5th January 2018

Brazilian oil company Petrobras to pay USD 2.95 billion to settle U.S. class action over corruption

Petrobras, as the company is known, did not admit wrongdoing under the largest securities class action settlements in the United States.

published on : 3rd January 2018

A hundred inmates on the loose after deadly Brazil prison riot

Overcrowding, rampant criminality behind bars and unhygienic conditions have made the prisons hotbeds of gang activity.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Brazil prison riots lead to 9 deaths, 14 injured

A group of prisoners invaded a wing of the facility populated by members of a rival gang shortly after midday, sparking the riot. 

published on : 2nd January 2018

Brazilian midfielder Wendel set to join Sporting Lisbon

Sporting Lisbon has beaten off competition from a host of European rivals by signing highly-rated Brazilian midfielder Wendel.

published on : 30th December 2017

Young South American footballers eye January transfer window 

Though Brazil's season has ended, some of the best young players are staying away from the beaches to cling to their phones.

published on : 29th December 2017

Former Brazil international forward Robinho to continue playing in 2018 despite rape conviction

The 33-year-old, who pleaded not guilty to the charges, said he would weigh offers from interested clubs after parting ways with Brazilian Serie A side Atletico Mineiro.

published on : 25th December 2017
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