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.

Work advances at Rio Olympics 2016 venues
Work advances at Rio Olympics 2016 venues

The construction work at three Rio 2016 venues is in progress as the city steps up its Olympic preparations, local organizers have said.

Brazil summon Souza for Asia trip

Midfielder Souza of Sao Paulo has been called up to the Brazil squad by coach Dunga to replace injured Chelsea star Ramires for the friendlies against Argentina and Japan later this month.

IOC sees Rio Olympic Games preparation on track but schedule tight
IOC sees Rio Olympic Games preparation on track but schedule tight

Rio's 2016 Olympic preparations are progressing solidly but the schedule is tight, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Coordination Commission said.

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.

Gymnastic legend Oksana Chusovitin eyes her seventh Olympics in Rio
Gymnastic legend Oksana Chusovitin eyes her seventh Olympics in Rio

Former Olympic champion and gymnastic legend Oksana Chusovitin said Wednesday that she hopes to compete in Rio De Janeiro in 2016 in what would be her seventh Olympic Games.

Rio 2016 Olympics makes low-carbon pledge
Rio 2016 Olympics makes low-carbon pledge

Eco-friendly initiatives will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 500,000 tons during the Rio 2016 Olympics, Games organisers said.

Thomas Bach hope for Nicol David`s Olympic squash bid
Thomas Bach hope for Nicol David`s Olympic squash bid

Malaysia`s world number one Nicol David said she still held out hope of getting squash into the Olympics as she kicked off her Asian Games title defence on Sunday.

Football player leaps into a hole as goal celebration goes wrong

Coritiba forward Joel Tagueu`s goal celebration went spectacularly wrong when he jumped over an advertising hoarding and disappeared into a hole during a Brazilian championship match.

Brazil judge orders accounts frozen of ex-billionaire Batista

A Rio de Janeiro judge on Tuesday ordered the bank accounts of former billionaire businessman Eike Batista frozen after authorities charged him with stock market manipulation, media reports said.

Usain Bolt ends season early

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has ended his injury-plagued season early after competing in just three races.

Four Rio police arrested over favela rape allegations

Four police officers in Rio de Janeiro were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the rapes of three women in a favela in the north of the Brazilian city.

Judge orders release of Briton accused of World Cup ticket scam

A British World Cup ticketing executive who allegedly took part in a scam to sell millions of dollars` worth of fraudulent tickets was ordered to be released from prison yesterday while awaiting trial in Brazil.

Prognosis for Rio Olympics `much better` - IOC`s John Coates

Australia`s Olympic chief John Coates, who in April branded preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the worst ever, said on Tuesday the prognosis was now "much, much better".

Rio unveils Olympic test event calendar

All but two of the 45 test events for the Rio 2016 Olympics will be held within a year of the Games` opening ceremony, the local organising committee said.

Brazil police launch probe as shooting video emerges

Brazilian police have launched a probe following the release of a video purportedly showing elite officers shooting a man who had apparently turned himself in.

Glasgow gold boost for Rio Olympics: Sushil Kumar

India champion wrestler Sushil Kumar said Saturday that the Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold should inspire him to bigger success at the 2016 Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro.

LPGA International Crown will give clues on 2016 Olympic gold fight

Rivals at the LPGA International Crown see this week`s global team matches as a sneak peek at the fight for gold in golf`s 2016 Olympic return in Rio de Janeiro.

Former Brazil defender attacked by fan

Former Brazil defender Andre Santos was assaulted by a fan after his team Flamengo lost 4-0 to Internacional.

World Champions Germany return to top of FIFA`s rankings

Germany`s charge to claim Sunday`s World Cup title has seen them return to the top of FIFA`s world rankings for the first time in around 20 years.

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