Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 18:47
The wrestling world`s governing body, FILA, announced here Tuesday that two weight categories will be added in the women`s section in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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