June 11, 2023 00:33 (IST)
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Brazil-Argentina World Cup qualifier suspended

Sao Paulo/UNI/Xinhua: Brazil's home World Cup qualifier against Argentina was suspended on Sunday after four players from the visiting team were accused of breaching COVID-19 protocols.

Brazilian boxer Sousa surprises Khyzniak with a KO to win men's middle gold

Tokyo/UNI/Xinhua/IBNS: Hebert Sousa of Brazil hit a hard blow to accomplish a knockout victory over top seed Oleksandr Khyzhniak of Ukraine and won Brazil an Olympic gold in the men's middle division on Saturday at the Kokuglkan Arena.

Argentina defeats Brazil 1-0 in 2021 Copa America final

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in the final match of the 2021 Copa America football tournament held at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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.