Brazil slowly inching back to their best: Roberto Firmino
Brazil slowly inching back to their best: Roberto Firmino

Brazil striker Roberto Firmino says his side is slowly inching its way to its best at the Copa America football tournament despite the loss of talismanic captain Neymar to a tournament-ending four-match ban.

Brazil withdraw Neymar appeal, striker to leave squad
Brazil withdraw Neymar appeal, striker to leave squad

Brazil will continue their Copa America football campaign without the services of their starman Neymar following its decision to withdraw their appeal against the striker's four-match ban.

Brazil must learn to play without Neymar: Coach Dunga
Brazil must learn to play without Neymar: Coach Dunga

Brazil coach Dunga has admitted that his team need to learn to play without Neymar following the star forward's post-match dismissal in the 0-1 defeat to Colombia in Copa America.

Brazil can't escape Germany even in Chile
Brazil can't escape Germany even in Chile

Brazil`s players may hope to banish the memory of last year`s 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat by winning the Copa America but they got an unwelcome reminder at their hotel in Chile where the address is Germany Avenue.

FIFA scandal splits former star players in Brazil
FIFA scandal splits former star players in Brazil

The arrest of one former Brazilian soccer boss, and an investigation into at least one other, has divided some of the country`s footballing giants.

Brazil is clean on winning World Cup bid: President Dilma Rousseff
Brazil is clean on winning World Cup bid: President Dilma Rousseff

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff has said there was "no reason" to suspect kickbacks were used to secure the country's right to stage the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Brazil denies commercial interference over team selection
Brazil denies commercial interference over team selection

Brazil's football federation (CBF) has denied allowing a sports marketing firm to decide who plays for the country's national team.

No Oscar for Brazil at Copa America
No Oscar for Brazil at Copa America

Brazil coach Dunga on Tuesday unveiled a squad shorn through injury of Chelsea`s Oscar for the Copa America in Chile as the five-times world champions look to return to winning ways after last year`s World Cup failure.

Violence mars Brazil domestic football
Violence mars Brazil domestic football

 Brazilian police fired tear gas and grenades to quell rioting fans at the Castelao Arena after Fortaleza won 4-3 on aggregate against Ceara, reports Xinhua.

Andre Villas-Boas reiterates Brazil coaching wish
Andre Villas-Boas reiterates Brazil coaching wish

Zenit Saint Petersburg manager Andre Villas-Boas reiterated his desire to work as a coach in Brazil.

Panel of former Brazil coaches to help Dunga
Panel of former Brazil coaches to help Dunga

Brazil's football federation (CBF) has invited the country's former national coaches to form a panel designed to assist incumbent Selecao boss Dunga.

Brazil eyes German youth football model
Brazil eyes German youth football model

The old saying goes that if you can't beat them, join them. And the adage has struck a chord with Brazil's football federation (CBF) in the aftermath of the national team's 7-1 World Cup semifinal defeat to Germany in July last year.

Brazilian footballer Hulk extends contract with Zenit till 2019
Brazilian footballer Hulk extends contract with Zenit till 2019

Brazilian striker Hulk has confirmed his intention to stay with Russian club FC Zenit St. Petersburg by extending his contract until the end of the 2018-19 season.

Pele off dialysis, remains in intensive care
Pele off dialysis, remains in intensive care

Brazil legend Pele is making good progress and does not require dialysis but remains in intensive care as he battles kidney problems, the Sao Paulo hospital treating him said Monday.

Dunga trying to repair World Cup damage: Ronaldo
Dunga trying to repair World Cup damage: Ronaldo

Dunga faces an uphill battle to repair the scars of Brazil`s World Cup campaign, but was at least looking like he might be on the right path, according to former striker Ronaldo.

Brazil soccer star Pele to leave hospital soon, aide says
Brazil soccer star Pele to leave hospital soon, aide says

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is doing "fine" and will be discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital early on Thursday after he was admitted for stomach pains, one of his aides told Reuters.

Ganso returns to form and awaits Brazil call up
Ganso returns to form and awaits Brazil call up

More muscle, fewer injuries, and a helping hand from experienced players like Kaka and Denilson have helped Paulo Henrique Ganso return to top form with a Sao Paulo team in the hunt for two trophies as the South American season moves to a close.

Brazil turn to youth to revive football fortunes
Brazil turn to youth to revive football fortunes

Brazil's football federation has announced plans to build 15 training centres designed to develop young players.

Dunga has restored Brazil's confidence: Carlos Alberto Parreira
Dunga has restored Brazil's confidence: Carlos Alberto Parreira

Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has praised the Selecao's resurgence under new manager Dunga.

Dunga wary of Brazil injuries on sandy Singapore surface
Dunga wary of Brazil injuries on sandy Singapore surface

Singapore`s sandy pitch heightens the risk of injuries and the lack of grass makes passing football difficult, Brazil coach Dunga said on Monday ahead of their friendly against Asian champions Japan.