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Brazilian clubs given home ban

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 18:15

Two Brazilian football clubs have been ordered to play a combined 20 matches at neutral venues following a fan riot that left four people in hospital last Sunday.

Italy, Germany confirm World Cup bases

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 18:04

The Italian football federation has chosen the Portobello Resort near Rio de Janeiro as the Azzurri`s 2014 World Cup base.

Meet the 14-year-old Oz runner who`s `faster` than Usain Bolt!

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 16:09

An Australian schoolboy has got his name written in record books after running 200m in 21.73secs - a record for his age group - it was also about 0.08sec quicker than what Usain Bolt ran as a 14-year-old.

Bill Clinton wades into US-Brazil cyberspy row

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 05:28

Former US president Bill Clinton, currently on a visit to Rio de Janeiro, said he opposes economic espionage on Washington`s allies such as Brazil.

JLR first vehicles to come off Brazil assembly line in 2016

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 09:21

Based in the City of Itatiaia, the new programme represents a total investment of R$750m (£240m) by 2020.

Rio de Janeiro lights world`s tallest floating Christmas tree

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 13:31

The world`s tallest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Justin Bieber gets in trouble in Brazil

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 09:26

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber is the subject of a complaint filed against him with Brazilian authorities for allegedly scrawling graffiti on the wall.

Brazil teachers` protest for better pay turns violent

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 14:25

The protest in Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo reportedly turned violent as thousands of people demonstrated demanding better pay for the teachers.

Bruce Springsteen celebrates 64th birthday in Brazil

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 10:41

Rocker Bruce Springsteen showed off his impressive beach body at Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro as he celebrated his 64th birthday.

Mick Jagger to be great grandfather

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 16:13

Mick Jagger is set to become a great grandfather next year as his daughter Jade`s eldest girl Assisi is expecting her first baby.

Mastermind of US nun`s murder convicted in Brazil

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 10:40

A Brazilian court has awarded a 30-year sentence to a man for being responsible for the murder of US nun and environmental activist Dorothy Stang.

Brazil leader postpones trip to US over spying

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 00:13

Brazil`s president has postponed a state visit to Washington in response to US spying.