Zenit beat Kuban to extend lead in Russia
Zenit beat Kuban to extend lead in Russia

Zenit St Petersburg opened an eight-point lead in the Russian Premier League with a 1-0 home win over Kuban Krasnodar on Saturday.

Hulk defends Brazil absence
Hulk defends Brazil absence

Brazil forward Hulk has defended his absence from the national squad for his country`s first post-World Cup friendlies under new coach Dunga, who appears to have frozen him out for missing the games in September.

Edward Norton quit Hulk role for diversity
Edward Norton quit Hulk role for diversity

'Birdman' actor Edward Norton says he declined to play superhero Hulk in Avengers films as he wanted to do more diverse roles. Norton played the character in 2008 movie 'The Incredible Hulk' but Mark Ruffalo stepped in the green suit for Avengers movies.

Zenit thrash Mordovia to extend lead over CSKA
Zenit thrash Mordovia to extend lead over CSKA

Zenit St Petersburg dished out a 5-0 drubbing to Mordovia Saransk on Sunday to end a two-match winless sequence and extend their lead in the Russian Premier League.

Stan Lee to make film on his Indian superhero 'Chakra'

 'Spider-Man' creator Stan Lee is looking forward to make his first Bollywood movie based on Indian superhero 'Chakra The Invincible'.

CL 2014: Hulk, Axel Witsel help Zenit win at Benfica
CL 2014: Hulk, Axel Witsel help Zenit win at Benfica

Goals from Hulk and Axel Witsel helped Zenit St Petersburg get their Champions League campaign off to the perfect start as they beat 10-man Benfica 2-0 away on Tuesday.

Robinho recalled to Brazil squad
Robinho recalled to Brazil squad

 Brazil coach Dunga has handed an international recall to former Real Madrid striker Robinho for football friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador.

Hulk helps Zenit extend winning run to five

Russian Premier League leaders Zenit St Petersburg beat Amkar Perm to extend their winning run to five on Saturday.

Dunga tipped to be new Brazil coach

Former World Cup-winning captain Dunga is favored to serve for the second time as national coach and will be named as Luiz Felipe Scolari`s successor on Tuesday, Globo reported.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Netherlands Match Preview

After Brazil`s utter humiliation against Germany, anything less than a win in Saturday`s third-place match against an indifferent Netherlands team would deepen the gloom hanging over the World Cup hosts.

Neymar ruled out of World Cup as Brazil face mighty Germans

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!

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung wants Hulk, Fred to ease pressure off Neymar

As the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2014 start today, its battle of the world`s heavyweights who know a win could get them to the last-four. Germany are pitted against France as hosts Brazil face gritty Colombia. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said that Hulk and Fred need to help Neymar for Brazil. He also added that the flu that hit several German players will be a blow against France.

Brazil got lucky, admits Scolari

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari accepted that luck was on his team`s side after they scraped into the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday by beating Chile on penalties.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Cameroon - As it happened...

Hosts Brazil take on Cameroon in a Group A game at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil vs Mexico - As it happened...

Brazil were held to a frustrating goalless draw by Mexico, largely thanks to the heroics of their goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa

Brazil will maintain their winning record against Mexico, says Baichung

Hosts Brazil take on Mexico in their second match in Group A and will look to secure their place in the next round. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia analysed the game and also shared his thoughts on Brazil`s attack.

FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Mexico - Preview

Brazil insist revenge is not on the agenda as the World Cup hosts bid to all but secure their place in the last 16 against rivals Mexico in Fortaleza on Tuesday.

Football World Cup: Hulk injury could prompt tactical change by Brazil

Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has minimised the impact of Hulk`s thigh injury which threatens to force a change in Brazil`s XI against Mexico in a World Cup Group A fixture Tuesday.

Scolari unruffled over Hulk fitness

Hulk not being fit to play in host Brazil`s second World Cup finals Group A game with Mexico would not be the end of the world according to coach Luiz Felipe Scolari on Monday.

Hulk pulls out of Brazil training

Brazil forward Hulk withdrew early from training with the rest of his team-mates on Sunday morning, two days before the host nation`s second World Cup Group A match against Mexico.