• Bolivia detains airline CEO after Colombia air crash

    Bolivian authorities detained on Tuesday the chief executive of airline LaMia, the owner of the plane that crashed last week in Colombia and killed nearly all of Brazil's Chapacoense soccer team, prosecutors said.

  • Brazil invite Colombia to play in Chape charity match

    Brazil have invited Colombia to play a friendly match next month with proceeds from the game going to families of the Chapecoense players and staff killed in the Medellin air crash, a Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) spokesman told Reuters on Monday.

  • Chapecoense awarded Sudamericana title

    South American football confederation CONMEBOL agreed Monday to award the Copa Sudamericana to Brazilian club Chapecoense, whose team was wiped out in a plane crash while heading to the final.

  • Monaco top, PSG stunned

    Colombian striker Radamel Falcao scored twice as Monaco thrashed Bastia 5-0 to move top of Ligue 1 on Saturday, while French champions Paris Saint-Germain crashed to a shock 3-0 defeat at Montpellier.

  • Rivals rule out final game against Chapecoense

    Chapecoense's opponents in the last game of the Brazilian league season said they would not play the match out of respect for the stricken club who lost most of their players in a plane crash.

  • Fans mass at Brazil to mourn dead players

    Thousands of Brazilians who had been expecting to spend Wednesday night cheering their beloved Chapecoense football team in its hour of glory were instead gathering at the home stadium to mourn dead players.

  • Chapeco in mourning

    Thousands of grieving fans in green and white filled the Chapecoense stadium in remote southern Brazil on Tuesday, singing their team's praises and chanting one by one the names of players who lost their lives in a plane crash a day earlier.

  • Football mourns Brazilian players killed, lack of fuel suspected

    A plane that crashed in the mountains of Colombia, killing 71 people, including members of a Brazilian football team, may have run out of fuel, a Colombian military source told AFP.

  • Crash survivors undergo operations in Colombia

    Doctors treated traumatized survivors and an investigation was to get underway on Wednesday into an air crash that killed 71 people and wiped out Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team en route to a cup final in Colombia.

  • 'The pain is terrible'

    The vice-president of the Brazilian club Chapecoense whose plane crashed in Colombia on Tuesday lamented that the tragedy had struck at the cruellest moment.

  • CHAPECOENSE FACTFILE

    Brazil top division side Chapecoense were aboard the aircraft that crashed in Medellin, Colombia with 81 people on board.

  • Messi flew by the same plane two weeks ago!

    A charter plane carrying a Brazilian football team which crashed in the mountains in Colombia late Monday killing 76 people so far flew Lionel Messi and his Argentina national team two weeks ago, according to media reports.

  • ‘Corruption case a complication for Neymar’

    A Spanish corruption case surrounding Neymar's transfer from Santos to Barcelona in 2013 is certain to influence the Brazil forward's form, national team coach Tite said on Monday.

  • Police fire on Inter fans as relegation looms

    Brazilian police fired percussion grenades at rioting Internacional fans on Thursday after a 1-1 draw at home to Ponte Preta left the Porto Alegre club in danger of relegation for the first time in their history.

  • Second half brilliance lifts Brazil over Peru

    An outstanding performance from Gabriel Jesus helps Brazil to a 2-0 win over Peru and move the five times World Cup winners four points clear at the top of the South American qualifying group for Russia 2018.

  • Ecuador rout Venezuela, Paraguay stunned

    Ecuador romp to a comfortable 3-0 victory over Venezuela to reignite their 2018 World Cup qualifying challenge as Paraguay's bid suffers a setback with a defeat to struggling Bolivia.

  • Brazil wary of Peru's attacking duo

    Brazil coach Tite warns his side to be wary of Peru's attacking threats, Christian Cueva and Paolo Guerrero, when the two teams clash in World Cup qualifying in Lima.

  • Hamilton wins to take title showdown to final race

    Lewis Hamilton survives carnage and relentless rain to send this year's world championship down to the wire in Abu Dhabi as he claims a spectacular victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix.

  • Di Maria's wife blasts critics

    The wife of Argentine Angel Di Maria blasted the her husband’s detractors in the wake of their 3-0 loss to Brazil in a World Cup qualifier.

  • When they hit us hard we struggled: Messi

    Argentine coach Edgardo Bauza was unbowed after a 3-0 World Cup qualifying loss to Brazil and a fourth game without a win on Thursday..

  • Brazil blitz Argentina 3-0

    Brazil dealt Argentina's hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals a serious blow on Thursday with a resounding 3-0 win.

  • Brazil have a plan for Messi

    Brazil coach Tite has admitted he has devised a plan to try and deal with Lionel Messi on Thursday but dismissed the idea a single player could decide the contest.

  • Neymar nears trial over transfer corruption case

    The prospect of Barcelona superstar Neymar standing trial moved closer Monday as a Madrid judge accepted an appeal by prosecutors for corruption charges to be brought against the Brazilian, a court filing said.

  • Brazil go top of South American group

    Brazil go to the top of the South American World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Venezuela in a match played in torrential rain and halted for almost half an hour when the floodlights failed in Merida.

  • Neymar dazzles as Brazil thrash Bolivia

    Neymar scores one goal and sets up two more as Brazil turn on the style with a 5-0 thrashing of Bolivia in South America's 2018 World Cup qualifying competition.

  • Neymar fraud case reopened

    Barcelona superstar Neymar's troubles with the Spanish authorities continue as a fraud case against the player and his father is reopened following a successful appeal by Spanish prosecutors

  • Rio Paralympics stages final show

    Rio on Sunday closes a Paralympic Games that many feared would be a fiasco but which turned into a triumph, though marred in the final hours by the death of an Iranian cyclist.

  • Brazil back in top five, Spain slip

    Brazil have climbed back into the top five of the FIFA World Ranking, as Argentina and Belgium stayed top of the table.

  • Lochte gets 10-month suspension

    American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months, US media reported on Wednesday, following a scandal

  • False Neymar arrested

    Brazilian police arrest a man who allegedly posed as Neymar as part of a shocking extortion plot.

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