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Man United join battle for Brazilian striker Pedro

Manchester United have joined the race to sign highly rated Fluminense striker Pedro, according to media reports in Brazil. The Premier League...
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Brazil Dam Disaster Deaths At 166 Now While 155 Remain Missing

The death toll from Brazil's tragic dam disaster in southeast Minas Gerais state has climbed to 166, the state civil defense agency said on...
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Ex- President Lula Slapped With Additional Sentence

Brazil's ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sentenced to nearly 13 more years in prison on Wednesday on corruption and money laundering charges,...
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Brazil Dam Disaster Death now 58 with 305 still Missing

The death toll from Brazil's collapsed tailings dam climbed to 58, with 305 people still missing in southeast Brazil's Minas Gerais state, said local...
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Brazil Dam Collapse leaves more than 30 killed and hundreds missing

At least 34 people were killed, and hundreds remain missing after a tailings dam owned by mining giant Vale collapsed Friday afternoon in Brazil's...
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Legal advisor clarifies Ronaldinho’s Globe Soccer awards non appearance

The absence of Brazil great Ronaldinho from the annual Globe Soccer awards in Dubai this week had nothing to do with a court-ordered travel...

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's Jair Messias Bolsonaro, candidate of the conservative Social Liberal Party (PSL), has been elected as the country's next president on Sunday in the...

Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad

A rising political star of the Brazilian Workers' Party (PT), Fernando Haddad is expected to compete against the leading far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro in...

Brazil’s presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro, aged 63, was one of the candidates expected to make it to the second round of Brazil's 2018 presidential election. A former army...
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Brazil’s Dani Alves Would Miss Out on World Cup

Paris Saint-Germain right-back Dani Alves has been ruled out of the FIFA World Cup due to a knee injury, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF)...
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Neymar entertains fear of an injury in World Cup

Injured Brazil forward Neymar has revealed that he will need to overcome a psychological barrier as he bids to return to full fitness ahead...
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Neymar must consider joining Real Madrid as the world’s finest

Brazil great Rivaldo said Sunday that his compatriot Neymar will not be voted the world's best player if he remains at Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar, who...
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Neymar to be at pinnacle of authority at World Cup

Brazil legend Ronaldinho has backed compatriot Neymar to make a full recovery from foot surgery in time for the World Cup in Russia. Neymar has...
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Neymar Believes Coutinho and Jesus will perform perfectly at the WC

Neymar has predicted that Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho and Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus will be Brazil's shining lights during the World Cup in...
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Brazil: 20 confirmed dead in prison break attempt

At least 20 people were killed on Tuesday when inmates attempted to escape from a prison in northern Brazil, official sources said. The event took...
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Santos Finds Itself staggering in Brazil Serie A

Santos missed a chance to reduce Corinthians' lead at the top of Brazil's Serie A standings by suffering a 1-0 home loss to Sport...

Man City Transfer Rumours Believed to originate from Dani Alves

Brazil international full-back Dani Alves has admitted he could leave Juventus during the summer transfer window and hinted his destination could be Manchester City. ...

Brazil gory accident kills 21, leaves 22 with injuries

The number of casualties from a massive road accident in Brazil on Thursday has risen to 21 dead and 22 others injured, said Brazilian...
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Brazil football violence leaves 6 in the hospital

Six people were taken to hospital after a brawl between rival football fans in Brazil on Sunday. Police said violence erupted before...
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Brazilian Serie A: Vasco da Gama grabs a 6th

Vasco da Gama rose to sixth in the Brazilian Serie A standings with a 1-0 victory over Avai. Yago Pikachu netted the...
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Maradona’s daughter responds to Dani Alves reproach

The daughter of football great Diego Maradona has hit back at Dani Alves after the Brazil defender claimed her father could not be compared...
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Brazilian giants Santos set to appoint journeyman coach

Journeyman coach Levir Culpi will assume control of Brazilian Serie A giants Santos, according to widespread media reports. The 64-year-old has agreed...
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Maradona declines offer to commentate with Pele

Maradona has declined an offer to join his long-time rival Pele as a guest commentator for Brazil's friendly against Argentina in Australia next week. ...
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Messi unlikely to travel for FIFA appeal

Lionel Messi will reportedly not accompany an Argentine legal team in Switzerland on Thursday in its appeal against the forward's four-game international ban. ...

Odebrecht says it paid bribes to gain contract for stadium in Brazil

Brazilian construction company Odebrecht paid 7.3 million reais (2.3 million U.S. dollars) in bribes to gain contract for the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio...
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Brazil arrests former Rio health secretary for bribery

Brazilian officials on Tuesday arrested the former health secretary of Rio de Janeiro state, Sergio Cortes, on charges of bribery. Cortes is...
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Yellow fever death toll surpasses 200 in Brazil

The death toll caused by yellow fever in Brazil has surpassed 200, mainly in the southeastern states, said the Brazilian government on Friday. ...
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Six bank robbers killed in shootout in Brazil

Brazilian police on Friday killed six men suspected of robbing banks who opened fire on federal agents, official sources announced. The...
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Brazil seeks new free-trade deals with Mexico, EU

Brazil is looking to sign new free-trade agreements with Mexico and the European Union (EU) as a way to counter U.S. protectionism, a Brazilian...
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CONMEBOL set to trial video assistant referee

South American football governing body CONMEBOL has received permission from FIFA to use the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system in its two most important...