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Copa America opener: Brazil win 3:0 against Venezuela 

Moscow/Sputnik: Brazil defeated Venezuela in the opening match of the 2021 Copa America football tournament held in Brasilia on Sunday.

FIFA, UPL sign MoU to promote sustainable development and education through football

Zurich/IBNS: The FIFA Foundation and UPL Ltd. have on Tuesday announced a new collaboration agreement that will see the two organisations join forces to promote and raise awareness about sustainable development in agriculture and education in society through football, said an official release.

Brazilian star Oscar says he would play for China

Beijing, Jul 29 (Xinhua) Shanghai SIPG's Brazilian midfielder Oscar has revealed he would play for China if FIFA changed rules that prevent players from representing two countries in official competitions.

Football cannot fully counter COVID-19 risk, says Brazilian official

Rio De Janeiro/Xinhua/UNI: There will be no way to completely eliminate health risks when Brazil's national football competitions return from their coronavirus hiatus, a top official said.

Injuries have made him consider retirement, says Juventus forward Douglas Costa

Rio De Janeiro/UNI: Brazil and Juventus forward Douglas Costa said that he has considered quitting football because of his constant struggle with injuries.

Three Flamengo players test positive for Covid-19

Rio de Janeiro/Xinhua: Three Flamengo players have tested positive for the coronavirus, casting fresh doubt over plans to restart football in Brazil.

Brazilian footballers say health must come first

Rio De Janeiro/Xinhua/UNI: Footballers from Brazil's biggest clubs have urged authorities to put player health ahead of economic interests in their discussions about when to resume major competitions.

Flamengo boss Jorge Jesus returns to Brazil

Rio De Janeiro/Xinhua: Flamengo head coach Jorge Jesus has returned to Brazil after five weeks in his native Portugal, as the Rio de Janeiro club steps up plans to resume training.

Brazilian tennis player Thiago Wild tests positive for COVID-19

Rio de Janeiro/Xinhua/UNI: Brazilian tennis player Thiago Wild has tested positive for the deadly Novel Coronavirus, less than a month after winning his first ATP title.

Copa America: Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 to reach final

Belo Horizonte, July 3 (Xinhua): Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino scored the goals as Brazil defeated Argentina 2-0 to reach Copa America final on Tuesday.

Argentina can trouble Brazil in Copa America semis: Scaloni

Rio de Janeiro, Jun 29 (Xinhua/UNI) Argentina are capable of troubling Brazil when the teams meet in the Copa America semifinals on Tuesday, according to Albiceleste head coach Lionel Scaloni.

With or without Neymar, Brazil worry us: Bolivia coach

Sao Paulo, Jun 7 (Xinhua): Bolivia head coach Eduardo Villegas has rejected the notion that Brazil will be vulnerable during the Copa America in the absence of their injured talisman Neymar.

Neymar gives Brazil Copa America injury scare

Rio de Janeiro, May 29 (Xinhua/UNI) Neymar sent a scare through Brazil's national team camp when he left a training session early with a knee problem.

FIFA upholds life ban on Brazilian Football Confederation president Del Nero

Rio de Janeiro, May 28 (Xinhua): FIFA's appeal committee has upheld a life ban on former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero for corruption, the sport's global governing body said on Monday.

Dani Alves replaces Neymar as Brazil captain for Copa America

Rio de Janeiro, May 28 (Xinhua): Veteran full-back Dani Alves will captain Brazil during the Copa America, replacing his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Neymar, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Monday.