Luiz Felipe Scolari quits as Gremio coach
Luiz Felipe Scolari quits as Gremio coach

Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has quit Gremio just two weeks into the Brazilian Serie A season.

No Oscar for Brazil at Copa America
No Oscar for Brazil at Copa America

Brazil coach Dunga on Tuesday unveiled a squad shorn through injury of Chelsea`s Oscar for the Copa America in Chile as the five-times world champions look to return to winning ways after last year`s World Cup failure.

Panel of former Brazil coaches to help Dunga
Panel of former Brazil coaches to help Dunga

Brazil's football federation (CBF) has invited the country's former national coaches to form a panel designed to assist incumbent Selecao boss Dunga.

Felipe Scolari denies move to Chinese league
Felipe Scolari denies move to Chinese league

Brazil's 2002 football World Cup-winning manager Luiz Felipe Scolari denied a move to coach a Chinese football league team after his friend disclosed an offer he has received from China.

Three impossible jobs in sport
Three impossible jobs in sport

Misbah-ul-Haq performs what is widely regarded as the toughest job in cricket -- captaining the Pakistan team, a unit described as being "predictably unpredictable" by South Africa coach Russell Domingo at the weekend.

Robinho eyes 2018 World Cup after Brazil recall
Robinho eyes 2018 World Cup after Brazil recall

Brazil forward Robinho said he already has an eye on the 2018 World Cup in Russia after earning an international recall.

Gremio secure Real Betis striker on Loan
Gremio secure Real Betis striker on Loan

Brazil's Gremio have signed Uruguayan striker Braian Rodriguez on loan from Real Betis, the Spanish club said.

Luiz Felipe Scolari linked to vacant Peru coaching job
Luiz Felipe Scolari linked to vacant Peru coaching job

Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is being pursued by Peru's Football Federation (FPF) to take charge of the country's national team.

FPF president Edwin Oviedo has made Scolari his prime target after sacking Uruguayan Pablo Bengoechea in December, reports Xinhua.

Yearender: Germany triumphant, Brazil eclipsed in dramatic year
Yearender: Germany triumphant, Brazil eclipsed in dramatic year

A superb World Cup featuring one of the greatest upsets in the sport`s history, Germany`s fourth title and the duel between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to be the world`s best were among the soccer highlights of 2014.

Dunga trying to repair World Cup damage: Ronaldo
Dunga trying to repair World Cup damage: Ronaldo

Dunga faces an uphill battle to repair the scars of Brazil`s World Cup campaign, but was at least looking like he might be on the right path, according to former striker Ronaldo.

Roberto Firmino strike gives Brazil sixth straight win under Dunga
Roberto Firmino strike gives Brazil sixth straight win under Dunga

Brazil chalked up their sixth successive win since Dunga replaced Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach following the World Cup when they beat Austria 2-1 with a stunning late drive by Roberto Firmino on Tuesday.

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.

Brazil turn to youth to revive football fortunes
Brazil turn to youth to revive football fortunes

Brazil's football federation has announced plans to build 15 training centres designed to develop young players.

Dunga has restored Brazil's confidence: Carlos Alberto Parreira
Dunga has restored Brazil's confidence: Carlos Alberto Parreira

Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has praised the Selecao's resurgence under new manager Dunga.

Dunga wary of Brazil injuries on sandy Singapore surface
Dunga wary of Brazil injuries on sandy Singapore surface

Singapore`s sandy pitch heightens the risk of injuries and the lack of grass makes passing football difficult, Brazil coach Dunga said on Monday ahead of their friendly against Asian champions Japan.

Sao Paulo keeper scores penalty, misses another in draw
Sao Paulo keeper scores penalty, misses another in draw

Veteran Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni converted one penalty before missing another in a 2-2 Brazilian championship draw against Flamengo, who were left fuming over the referee.

Dunga brings in fresh defensive blood in Brazil ranks for Asian swing
Dunga brings in fresh defensive blood in Brazil ranks for Asian swing

Brazil coach Dunga named fresh defensive blood Wednesday in the shape of CSKA Moscow defender Mario Fernandes and Inter Milan defender Dodo in naming his squad for an Asian tour comprising games aganst Argentina and Japan in Beijing and Singapore.

Dunga delivering, say Brazilian federation
Dunga delivering, say Brazilian federation

Brazil coach Dunga can be satisfied with his first few weeks back in charge of the national side emerging from the ashes of the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Wednesday after an overnight friendly win over Ecuador.

Neymar creator as Brazil do the minimum
Neymar creator as Brazil do the minimum

Brazil`s media were underwhelmed Wednesday following a 1-0 win over Ecuador in New Jersey which saw Neymar turn creator, setting up a Willian goal to give new coach Dunga a second friendly success since replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Neymar strikes but Brazil fail to win over media
Neymar strikes but Brazil fail to win over media

With Neymar back in their ranks and scoring the only goal, Brazil gave Dunga a winning start in his second spell in charge -- although a 1-0 friendly success over Colombia left media unimpressed.