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FIFA rejects Brazil's Silva plea, Neymar probe

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 22:42

FIFA disciplinary chiefs issued a double snub to World Cup hosts Brazil on Monday, rejecting an appeal for captain Thiago Silva`s semi-final suspension to be overturned and dismissing calls for retrospective action against Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuniga.

Hero MotoCorp commences construction of $70-mn Colombian unit

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:28

Country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp has commenced setting up of its USD 70 million (around Rs 420 crore) manufacturing facility in Colombia, as part of its plans to expand its global footprint to as many as 50 countries by 2020.

Hero MotoCorp enters Colombia

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:02

Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Monday said it had forayed into South American country Colombia by commencing construction of its fully-owned manufacturing plant in the country.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Colombia - As it happened

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 20:35

Welcome to our live coverage of the second quarter-final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup between hosts Brazil and Colombia at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza.

From Ground Zero: Brazil win semi-final berth but lose Neymar

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 18:58

Brazil’s star striker Neymar suffered a fracture in the vertebra on the left side in the dying moments of their match against Colombia which they won 2-1. But now, according to the medical department of the Brazilian team, Neymar will not play in the World Cup any more.

Neymar ruled out of World Cup as Brazil face mighty Germans

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:15

Brazil`s talisman Neymar will miss the remaining action at home and most importantly in the most crucial stage of the show-piece FIFA World Cup 2014. Brazil overcame Colombian challenge in the quarter finals last night but their biggest challenge lies ahead now - Germany!

I never meant to hurt Neymar, says Colombia`s Zuniga

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 09:23

Colombia defender Juan Zuniga said he did not deliberately try to hurt Brazil forward Neymar when he kneed him in the back on Friday, fracturing his vertebra and ruling the marquee player out of the rest of the World Cup.

Luiz stunner seals Brazil win over Colombia

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 04:00

A stunning second-half free kick from Brazil`s David Luiz sealed a 2-1 win over Colombia in a frantic World Cup quarter-final on Friday, keeping the hosts on track for a sixth world title.

Scolari formula to check Colombian striker Rodrigues

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:36

Luiz Felipe Scolari is renowned for keeping faith in the tried and tested. His preferred starting eleven during the World Cup has largely mirrored that of the team that won the Confederations Cup last year.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Virat Kohli wants Neymar to deliver against Colombia

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 13:21

India`s star batsman Virat Kohli is excited to watch the quarter-final matches on Friday. Germany take on France before hosts Brazil face gritty Colombia for a place in the last four.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Colombia - Preview

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 10:27

Brazil are under intense pressure to breathe life into their World Cup campaign and produce a performance worthy of champions when they face Colombia and their free-scoring midfielder James Rodriguez in Friday`s quarter-final.

Two injured in fan clashes at Rio de Janeiro`s Maracana Stadium

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 01:13

World Cup organizers say two people were treated for injuries after fights involving fans from Brazil, Colombia and Uruguay at Maracana Stadium.