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." 

Double soccer World Cup winner Zito dies, aged 82
Double soccer World Cup winner Zito dies, aged 82

Central defender Zito, who won two World Cups with Brazil, has died aged 82, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Monday.

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.

Dunga takes over Brazil's Olympic team
Dunga takes over Brazil's Olympic team

Brazil have appointed national team coach Dunga as manager of their Olympic soccer squad to replace Alexandre Gallo, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.

 Pay players on time or lose points, Brazil tells clubs
Pay players on time or lose points, Brazil tells clubs

Brazilian clubs who fail to pay their players on time could be docked points under a Labour Fair Play system announced by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Monday.

Football: Brazil Olympic squad overhaul after U20 side flop
Football: Brazil Olympic squad overhaul after U20 side flop

Brazil`s Olympic football squad is facing an overhaul after their Under-20 side flopped at the recent South American championships.

Brazil welcomes FIFA $100 million World Cup legacy fund
Brazil welcomes FIFA $100 million World Cup legacy fund

The President of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Jose Maria Marin, Monday welcomed the signing of a memorandum enshrining implementation of FIFA`s $100 million World Cup Legacy Fund.

Brazil coach Dunga brings in Anderson​ Talisca for Turkish date
Brazil coach Dunga brings in Anderson​ Talisca for Turkish date

Brazil coach Dunga on Monday drafted Benfica attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca in place of Paris Saint Germain`s Lucas Moura for Wednesday`s friendly date with Turkey, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said.

Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini
Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini

UEFA supremo Michel Platini said Friday he would not be complying with FIFA`s demand to return a luxury watch given as a gift by organisers of the Brazil World Cup.

FIFA officials told to return watches handed out in Brazil
FIFA officials told to return watches handed out in Brazil

FIFA executive committee members are among more than 50 football officials who have been told to return watches, worth an estimated $25,000 each, which were handed out as gifts by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) during the World Cup.