Former FIFA president Joao Havelange hospitalized in Rio

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange hospitalized in Rio

The 99-year old Brazilian handed over the FIFA presidency in 1998 to Sepp Blatter.

Forward Alexandre Pato to join Liverpool, reveals Corinthians chief

Forward Alexandre Pato to join Liverpool, reveals Corinthians chief

Corinthians forward Pato will sign for EPL side Liverpool in January, Robero de Andrade has revealed.

Salt Lake Stadium turf draws flak from Delhi Dynamos' Roberto Carlos

Salt Lake Stadium turf draws flak from Delhi Dynamos' Roberto Carlos

Roberto Carlos criticised the newly-laid grass turf of the Salt Lake Stadium, one of the venues for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Delhi gives warm welcome to 'Black Pearl' Pele

Delhi gives warm welcome to 'Black Pearl' Pele

Brazilian football legend Pele tonight set foot in the Capital Delhi to a warm reception with around 100-odd enthusiastic fans and officials turning up to receive him at the airport in his first visit here.

Ronaldinho won't retire, says agent

The 35-year-old this week left the Brazilian club by mutual consent after just three months and nine matches.

Zico to pull out of FIFA presidential race: Report

Zico to pull out of FIFA presidential race: Report

Legendary footballer Zico has signaled that he may pull out of the FIFA presidential race as the Brazilian admitted that it is impossible for him to get the required backing of five confederations.

Too early to compare ISL with top leagues of Europe: Coaches

Too early to compare ISL with top leagues of Europe: Coaches

Brazilian football legend and Indian Super League side FC Goa coach Zico feels that the ISL has done a lot for Indian football but will take time to be able to compare with the best leagues in the world.

ISL: Zico looking to make FC Goa champions

ISL: Zico looking to make FC Goa champions

Brazilian legend Zico is leaving no stone unturned to make FC Goa a champion side going into the second edition of Indian Super League.

Would love to play for Barcelona: Pele

Would love to play for Barcelona: Pele

Expressing his admiration for reigning European champions FC Barcelona, football legend Pele has said the Catalan giants come closest to the style of the World Cup winning Brazilian teams of his generation.

Zico wants September debate with FIFA rivals: Source

Zico wants September debate with FIFA rivals: Source

FIFA presidential candidate Zico wants to hold a debate with his rivals in Zurich later this month, a source close to the former Brazilian international told Reuters on Saturday.

Camila Alves becomes American citizen

Matthew McConaughey's wife Camila Alves has been granted the US citizenship after 18 years of stay in the country.

Brazilians snap up two million tickets for 2016 Rio Games

Brazilians snap up two million tickets for 2016 Rio Games

Brazilians have already bought around two million tickets for next year`s Rio Olympics, officials said as the one-year countdown to the 2016 Games began on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid announce return of Filipe Luis

Atletico Madrid announce return of Filipe Luis

Spanish football club Atletico Madrid has announced the signing of its former Brazilian international Filipe Luis for the next four seasons after his spending just one season with English side Chelsea.

Soccer legend Pele undergoes back surgery in latest health scare

Soccer legend Pele undergoes back surgery in latest health scare

Brazilian soccer legend Pelé has undergone back surgery, a close aide told Reuters on Saturday, the latest in a series of recent health problems afflicting the 74-year-old former player.

Indian Super League 2: Delhi Dynamos retain Gustavo dos Santos Marmentini

Indian Super League 2: Delhi Dynamos retain Gustavo dos Santos Marmentini

Delhi Dynamos FC have retained Brazilian youngster Gustavo dos Santos Marmentini for the second season of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) football.

Neymar's ban unfortunate: Lionel Messi

Neymar's ban unfortunate: Lionel Messi

Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi has said the decision to ban his club mate Neymar for four international matches that ended his Copa America participation was unfortunate but refused to opine on the fairness of the ban on the Brazilian.

Midfielder Romeo Fernandes returns to India for ISL

Midfielder Romeo Fernandes returns to India for ISL

After turning up for just 22 minutes for Brazilian football club Atletico Paranaense, midfielder Romeo Fernandes is on his way back to India and is looking forward to the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL).

Felipe Massa rejects calls for more danger

Felipe Massa rejects calls for more danger

Felipe Massa believes Formula One is dangerous enough and does not need to be made more scary, as suggested by his former team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and three-time world champion Niki Lauda.

Spain court probes fraud case against Barcelona`s Neymar

Spain court probes fraud case against Barcelona`s Neymar

A Spanish court Wednesday launched a fraud investigation against Barcelona striker Neymar, a judicial source said, dragging the Brazilian star into a case in which the club`s president faces trial.

Neymar hoping to make an impact in 'dream final'

Neymar hoping to make an impact in 'dream final'

When Barcelona thrashed Santos 4-0 in the Club World Cup final in Japan in 2011, then-Santos forward Neymar admitted the Brazilians had been taught a humbling footballing lesson.