Valencia abort deal for Brazilian defender
Valencia abort deal for Brazilian defender

Valencia have aborted a move to sign Brazilian centre-back Rodrigo Caio, the Spanish club said.

Valencia sign Brazilian defender for 12.5 million euros
Valencia sign Brazilian defender for 12.5 million euros

Brazilian football club Sao Paulo have confirmed the sale of highly-rated centre-back Rodrigo Caio to Spanish outfit Valencia.

Big turnout for Sao Paulo gay pride

Tens of thousands of revelers thronged Sao Paulo`s main Paulista Avenue thoroughfare on Sunday to cavort at the city`s annual Gay Pride march.

Sao Paulo sign Colombian coach
Sao Paulo sign Colombian coach

Sao Paulo have signed Colombian Juan Carlos Osorio as their new coach, a media report said.

Football icon Pele released from hospital after surgery
Football icon Pele released from hospital after surgery

 Brazilian football legend Pele was released from hospital Saturday following prostate surgery, doctors said, after his latest health scare.

Football icon Pele could leave hospital within days: Aide
Football icon Pele could leave hospital within days: Aide

Football legend Pele, on the mend following prostate surgery, could be well enough to leave the hospital "in a couple of days," a close advisor said Friday.

Rio Games ticket sales extended
Rio Games ticket sales extended

Rio Olympics organisers said they are extending the current round of ticket sales beyond Friday`s original deadline to next Thursday as Brazil residents flock to make purchases.

Olympics: Corinthians Arena to be used in Games, say reports
Olympics: Corinthians Arena to be used in Games, say reports

Sao Paulo`s Corinthians Arena will host football at next year`s Olympics, media reported Thursday, after weeks of wrangling over who must foot the bill for adapting the stadium.

Andre Villas-Boas reiterates Brazil coaching wish
Andre Villas-Boas reiterates Brazil coaching wish

Zenit Saint Petersburg manager Andre Villas-Boas reiterated his desire to work as a coach in Brazil.

Eight Corinthians football fans shot dead in Brazil
Eight Corinthians football fans shot dead in Brazil

Eight football fans were gunned down ahead of a semi-final match at the Corinthians fan club headquarters in Sao Paulo, police and local media reported Sunday.

Eight people killed at Brazilian football team's fan club

Police say eight people have been shot dead at a Brazilian soccer team's fan club in the city of Sao Paulo.

Brazil eyes German youth football model
Brazil eyes German youth football model

The old saying goes that if you can't beat them, join them. And the adage has struck a chord with Brazil's football federation (CBF) in the aftermath of the national team's 7-1 World Cup semifinal defeat to Germany in July last year.

Sao Paulo target Alejandro Sabella for vacant coaching job
Sao Paulo target Alejandro Sabella for vacant coaching job

Sao Paulo have made former Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella a prime target for their manager's position, which is now vacant, the club's football vice president has said.

Back to school for Sao Paulo transsexuals

Karen Emiliano was a boy called Jonas when she gave up studying 23 years ago, bullied for saying she felt she was a girl.

First 2016 Rio Olympic Games tickets go on sale
First 2016 Rio Olympic Games tickets go on sale

Tickets for the Rio Olympics went on sale Tuesday with the first batch of a total 7.5 million being made available online to thousands of fans who had pre-registered via the official web portal.

Turkish Airlines flight lands in Casablanca after bomb threat

A Turkish Airlines flight en route to Brazil was forced to change course and land in Casablanca after a bomb threat, a spokeswoman said on Monday.

Rio 2016 opens Olympic volunteer centre
Rio 2016 opens Olympic volunteer centre

The first training centre for Rio's 2016 Olympic volunteer program has opened, organisers said on Thursday, a media report said on Friday.

Nearly a million demonstrate against Brazil`s President: Police

Nearly one million people turned out across Brazil Sunday to protest against President Dilma Rousseff, who has come under mounting pressure from a faltering economy and a huge corruption scandal, police said.

Fleeing war, Syrian refugees seek new life in Brazil

"Good day, my name is Mouaz." The Portuguese is rudimentary, but the effort is sincere.

Brazil arrests Italian extremist convicted of murder

Federal police in Brazil arrested Thursday the Italian extremist and writer Cesare Battisti, who was convicted of murder in his home country and has been on the run for decades.