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  • 10 die in fire at Brazil soccer team complex

    Firefighters say 10 people die in fire at a training facility of one Brazil’s largest soccer clubs.

  • Hundreds missing after Brazil dam burst, 7 bodies found

    Brazilian rescuers were searching for some 200 missing people after a tailings dam burst at an iron ore mine owned by Vale SA, the second major dam disaster involving the company in just over three years.

  • Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon reaches decade high

    The destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached its highest level in a decade this year, government data shows, driven by illegal logging and the encroachment of agriculture on the jungle.

  • Barca confirm Brazil new recruit Arthur

    Barcelona confirms the arrival of Brazilian new recruit Arthur from Brazilian outfit Gremio on a 31 million euros ($37 million) deal.

  • The pope’s message to Brazilians: It will happen another time

    Pope Francis, who is Argentinean, consoles Brazil football fans after the team’s World Cup exit. He tries to cheer them up in Saint Peter's Square during his traditional Sunday blessing at the Vatican in Rome, Italy.

  • Lady Luck was not with Brazil

    What a match it was Friday midnight! A cracker of a contest that was fought hard till the end.

  • Brazil dumped out by Belgium

    Belgium ended Brazil's dream of a sixth World Cup title when they beat the South Americans 2-1 in a dramatic, enthralling end-to-end quarter-final on Friday to earn a semi-final tie against France.

  • Rock-solid Brazil living up to billing as WC favourites

    While some of their biggest rivals already fall by the wayside in Russia, Brazil make serene progress towards the latter stages of the World Cup.

  • Brazil firm as bookmakers' favourites

    Brazil firmed up to 3-1 favourites to win the World Cup for the sixth time after goals from Neymar and Roberto Firmino secured a 2-0 win over Mexico and a place in the quarter-finals on Monday.

  • Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to reach quarter-finals

    Neymar and Firmino are on target as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 in their World Cup last 16 clash to earn a quarter-final against either Belgium or Japan.

  • Filipe Luis in for injured Marcelo

    Brazil brought in Filipe Luis at left back for their World Cup last 16 encounter with Mexico with regular starter Marcelo failing to fully recover from a back injury.

  • FIFA World Cup Brazil vs Serbia Match

    Brazil turn it up

    They were one of the three suspect heavyweights going into the final matchday of the group stages, but five-time champions Brazil moved to the round of 16 with flying colours, defeating Serbia 2-0 at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow yesterday.

  • Philippe Coutinho

    Nothing goes missing in Brazil's win

    Whew! What a relief Friday night offered to fans of two Latin American football powerhouses -- Brazil and Argentina -- in Bangladesh and beyond.

  • Neymar and Brazil arrive in Russia

    Brazil's squad arrive in Russia with their star Neymar seemingly recovered from a broken foot bone as they begin their quest to win a sixth World Cup.

  • Neymar returns in scoring style as Brazil beat Croatia

    Neymar scored on his return to action after three months out through injury as Brazil warmed up for the World Cup with a 2-0 friendly win over Croatia at Anfield

  • Neymar 'not yet 100%' but ready to play for Brazil

    "It's going to take a bit more time for this fear to go away, but I'm ready to play. Nothing can stop me from doing so," Neymar said.

  • Ronaldinho

    Brazil legend Ronaldinho announces retirement

    Former Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, who won the World Cup, Champions League, Copa Libertadores and World Player of the Year award, is retiring from the game, his brother and agent Assis says.

  • Brazil's road to redemption faces Euro resistance in Russia

    A rejuvenated Brazil looking to heal the wounds of home soil humiliation four years ago will lead the South American charge for the World Cup in 2018, but a slew of European powerhouses stand in the way of redemption in Russia.

  • Amazon tribe

    For Amazon tribe, rainforest is a whole world

    When Japarupi Waiapi looks into the dense foliage of the Amazon rainforest, he sees the equivalent of a supermarket, pharmacy, furniture store -- and that's just the beginning.

  • Neymar is happy for Messi

    Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar is delighted to see his friend and former teammate Lionel Messi make it to the World Cup.

  • Prison sentence to Roberto Carlos for unpaid alimony

    Former Brazil star Roberto Carlos is set to be sent to prison for theree months due to delaying the payment of alimony for his two children, Madrid based Marca reports.

  • Ronaldinho to play exhibition matches in Pakistan

    Brazilian hero Ronaldinho, will play two exhibition matches in Pakistan this weekend in hopes of attracting more players from the cricket-mad country, media reports say.

  • Brazil recall David Luiz

    Brazil coach Tite on Friday recalled Chelsea defender David Luiz to his squad for two upcoming friendlies despite his team having secured nine wins in nine games without him.

  • Neymar to miss Argentina clash

    Neymar and several other top Brazilian players have been left out of the national squad for friendlies next month against Argentina and Australia, coach Tite said yesterday, giving them a long summer break for the first time since 2013.

  • Real eye Brazilian teenager Vinicius Junior

    Vinicius Junior, the latest soccer sensation from Brazil, joined up with the Flamengo first team squad for the first time on Thursday ahead of an expected big-money move to Real Madrid.

  • Copa America set to increase to 16-team tournament

    The Copa America is likely to be expanded to 16 teams when it next takes place in Brazil in 2019, South American soccer's governing body said on Wednesday.

  • Brazil top FIFA rankings for first time in seven years

    Five-times world champions Brazil have returned to what they will consider their rightful place at the top of the FIFA rankings for the first time in seven years.

  • Paulinho hat-trick keeps Brazil on road to Russia

    Brazil recovered from conceding an early goal to beat Uruguay 4-1 in Montevideo on Thursday, with Paulinho grabbing a hat-trick in a win that all but cemented their place at next year's World Cup finals.

  • Brazil replace Gabriel Jesus with Firmino for Uruguay clash

    Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino will replace Gabriel Jesus in the Brazil team to play Uruguay in Thursday's crunch World Cup qualifier, coach Tite said on Wednesday.

  • Souza replaces Jesus

    Veteran forward Diego Souza was called up to replace injured Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus as Brazil made three changes to their squad for upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Paraguay on Friday.