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After sacking Dunga, Brazil name Tite as new coach

After sacking Dunga, Brazil name Tite as new coach

Tite -- whose real name is Adenor Leonardo Bacchi -- had been widely touted as his successor after the CBF sacked Dunga and his entire staff on Tuesday, and Corinthians president Roberto de Andrade confirmed the move.

Copa America: Brazil sack coach Dunga after humiliating group-stage elimination

Copa America: Brazil sack coach Dunga after humiliating group-stage elimination

Dunga had an earlier stint managing Brazil from 2006 to 2010 and took over again from Luiz Felipe Scolari after the 2014 defeat.

Pele leads calls for change at top of Brazilian football

Pele leads calls for change at top of Brazilian football

Marco Polo Del Nero went before the Senate on Wednesday to defend himself against the accusations.

FIFA scanadal: Ex Brazil chief pleads not guilty to new charges

FIFA scanadal: Ex Brazil chief pleads not guilty to new charges

Marin stands accused of taking bribes worth millions of dollars from sports marketing companies in connection with the sale of rights for various football tournaments.

Brazil football chief requests leave after FIFA indictment

Marco Polo Del Nero, 74, had last week announced his resignation from FIFA`s executive committee.  

Top FIFA officials among 16 indicted in widening scandal

Top FIFA officials among 16 indicted in widening scandal

The indictments were announced by the United States Justice Department in Washington.

Ex-Brazil football chief pleads not guilty in US after extradition

Ex-Brazil football chief pleads not guilty in US after extradition

Marin had agreed last week to the extradition.

Brazil's football boss under closer scrutiny in Senate inquiry

Brazil's football boss under closer scrutiny in Senate inquiry

Senators conducting a special inquiry into possible corruption inside the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) agreed on Thursday to probe the private financial records of its president Marco Polo Del Nero.

UEFA throw out Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie

UEFA throw out Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie

UEFA have thrown out a protest by Fenerbahce, who complained that Champions League opponents Shakhtar Donetsk fielded Fred in last week`s tie despite allegations of a doping offence against the Brazilian midfielder.

Brazil midfielder Fred tests positive for banned substance

Brazil midfielder Fred tests positive for banned substance

Brazil midfielder Fred tested positive for the banned substance hydrochlorothiazide during the June-July Copa America, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Friday.

Having conquered Europe, Michel Platini now targets FIFA

Having conquered Europe, Michel Platini now targets FIFA

Formerly one of the world`s greatest players and currently the most important man in European football, Michel Platini is now targeting the top job in the game after confirming he would stand to become FIFA president.

Romario to head probe into Brazilian football federation

Romario to head probe into Brazilian football federation

 Brazil football legend-turned-politician Romario has been appointed president of the Congressional committee investigating corruption in the country's football following the arrest of former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Jose Maria Marin.

Swiss authorities begin questioning detained soccer officials

Swiss authorities begin questioning detained soccer officials

Swiss authorities have begun questioning the soccer officials who were arrested in Zurich in May in a corruption scandal and are facing extradition to the United States, legal sources said.

Brazil face familiar post-mortem after early Copa America exit

Brazil face familiar post-mortem after early Copa America exit

Brazil`s Copa America exit against Paraguay has plunged them into the doldrums again and sparked a well-worn debate about how to restore the national side to its former glory.

Neymar's mistakes have hurt Brazil: Dani Alves

Neymar's mistakes have hurt Brazil: Dani Alves

Senior Brazil defender Dani Alves on Monday revealed that he lectured Neymar over his dismissal in last Wednesday’s 0-1 loss to Colombia in Copa America, saying that all of his antics and anger ultimately hurt their country.

Brazil won't appeal Neymar's four-game suspension

Brazil won't appeal Neymar's four-game suspension

Brazil have decided not to appeal against the four-game ban that will keep Neymar out of the Copa America but the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) hit out at CONMEBOL for their harsh treatment of the forward.

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.

Neymar's one-game ban in Copa America could be increased

Neymar's one-game ban in Copa America could be increased

The disciplinary tribunal of South American football's governing body, Conmebol, has provisionally suspended striker Neymar for one game after his behaviour in the aftermath of Brazil's 0-1 defeat to Colombia.

Brazil`s Ricardo Teixeira denies taking Qatar bribe

Brazil`s Ricardo Teixeira denies taking Qatar bribe

A former president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Ricardo Teixeira, denied taking bribes to vote for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, calling the allegation "nonsense."

Former Brazilian football chief denies taking bribe to back Qatar bid

Former Brazilian football chief denies taking bribe to back Qatar bid

The former head of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said he got "absolutely nothing" in return for his vote to award Qatar the rights to host the 2022 World Cup and described suggestions he was involved in impropriety as "preposterous."