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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.

Career stopped after last World Cup: Gabriel Jesus

Rio De Janerio, Mar 20 (Xinhua): Brazil and Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has admitted that his career "stopped" following last summer's World Cup, but says he is growing in confidence and ready to recapture his best form.

Former Brazil boss Scolari named as Palmeiras coach

Rio de Janeiro, July 27 (IBNS): Brazilian club Palmeiras on Friday said it has appointed former Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari as its coach.

Following FIFA World Cup stint, Costa Rica international Johnny Acosta to join Kolkata's East Bengal football club

Kolkata, July 11 (IBNS): Costa Rican defender Johnny Acosta Zamora, who played three group stage matches in ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia, has signed for Kolkata based football club East Bengal, officials said on Wednesday.

Brazil lose to Belgium, crash out of FIFA World Cup 2018

Kazan, July 6 (IBNS): Five-time world champions Brazil crashed out of the FIFA World Cup 2018 by losing to Belgium in the quarter-final match at Kazan Arena here on Friday.

FIFA World Cup quarter-final battle begins today with double-header

Nizhny Novgorod/Kazan, Jul 6 (IBNS): The quarter-final battle of the FIFA World Cup 2018 will begin on Friday with a double-header.

FIFA World Cup: Brazil thrash Mexico to reach quarter-final

Samara, Jul 2 (IBNS): Brazil reached the quarter-final stage of FIFA World Cup 2018 by thrashing Mexico at the Samara Arena Stadium here on Monday.

FIFA World Cup: Brazil to face Mexico in pre-quarterfinal match today

Samara, Jul 2 (IBNS): Five-time world champions Brazil will come out to play against Mexico in the pre-quarterfinal match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Samara Arena Stadium here on Monday.