Pele son returns to jail after lost laundering appeal
Pele son returns to jail after lost laundering appeal

A son of Brazilian soccer legend Pele was arrested near Sao Paulo after losing an appeal against money laundering accusations, state judicial authorities said Wednesday.

Roy Hodgson wary of England regeneration talk
Roy Hodgson wary of England regeneration talk

England manager Roy Hodgson admitted on Monday that his players are still digesting the disappointment of their World Cup group-stage exit despite their impressive form since the tournament.

Thiago Silva gets firm response from Dunga over captaincy
Thiago Silva gets firm response from Dunga over captaincy

Brazil coach Dunga gave a predictably firm response on Monday to Thiago Silva`s complaints that nobody had told the defender he was no longer captain of the side.

Thiago Silva hits out at Dunga and Neymar after losing captaincy
Thiago Silva hits out at Dunga and Neymar after losing captaincy

Defender Thiago Silva has criticised Brazil coach Dunga and star player Neymar after claiming neither of them told him he was no longer Brazil captain.

Brazil police take statements in Petrobras probe

 Brazilian police Saturday began questioning some two dozen people arrested in the course of a wide-ranging probe into allegations of a multi-billion-dollar kickback scheme at state-owned oil giant Petrobras the day before.

PM Modi lauds Brazilian Dilma Rousseff's leadership

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday praised Dilma Rousseff for her "visionary" leadership of the BRICS grouping and congratulated the Brazilian President on her re-election.

Brazil police arrest 27 in widening Petrobras probe

Police made 27 arrests in raids across Brazil on Friday in a widening investigation into allegations of a multi-billion-dollar kickback scheme at the state-owned oil giant Petrobras.

Second Petrobras director arrested in graft case

 Brazilian police said Friday they made 27 arrests, including the detention of a former official for state-owned oil giant Petrobras, as a multi-billion kickbacks scandal deepened.

Germany out to revive Euro campaign against Gibraltar
Germany out to revive Euro campaign against Gibraltar

World champions Germany are chasing a big win over minnows Gibraltar in Nuremberg on Friday as they bid to turn around the rocky start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.

Neymar shines as Brazil crush Turkey
Neymar shines as Brazil crush Turkey

Neymar scored twice as Brazil continued their winning run under new head coach Dunga with a 4-0 victory against Turkey in a friendly in Istanbul on Wednesday.

Football: Pele hospitalised with stomach ailment

Brazilian legend Pele was taken to hospital Wednesday with a stomach ailment, missing an event at the museum honouring his career in the southeastern city of Santos, Brazilian media reported.

Luiz Adriano to partner with Neymar
Luiz Adriano to partner with Neymar

Brazil coach Dunga is set to hand Luiz Adriano a starting berth in Brazil's friendly against Turkey Wednesday.

Felipe Nasr to join Sauber in 2015
Felipe Nasr to join Sauber in 2015

Sao Paulo: Sauber Formula One team announced on Wednesday that Brazil`s Felipe Nasr will drive for them in 2015 joining fellow new recruit Marcus Ericsson.

Ronaldinho abuse reveals soccer racism in Mexico
Ronaldinho abuse reveals soccer racism in Mexico

Mexican football got a boost in September when former Brazil and Barcelona star Ronaldinho, a two-time FIFA player of the year, joined modest local club Queretaro.

One dead, 16 injured in Brazilian disco shooting

Brasilia: Gunmen opened fire in a disco in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre early Tuesday, killing one man and injuring another 16 persons, police and hospital sources said.

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.

Neymar to play at 2016 Rio Olympics: coach
Neymar to play at 2016 Rio Olympics: coach

Brazil captain Neymar will be part of the home nation`s Olympic football squad at Rio 2016, the team`s coach Alexandre Gallo said Friday.

10 killed in bus-truck crash in Brazil

At least 10 people, including six teenagers, were killed and 16 others injured when a school bus collided with a tanker truck in Brazil's Sao Paulo state, the highway patrol said.

Ten dead, 20 injured in Brazil student bus crash

Ten people were killed and at least 20 injured when a bus carrying students on a hiking trip crashed in Brazil, police said on Tuesday.

Re-elected by Brazil, Dilma Rousseff vows to become a 'much better President'
Re-elected by Brazil, Dilma Rousseff vows to become a 'much better President'

Re-elected President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff appeared upbeat after her election victory, oozing with hope and enthusiasm, promising her countrymen all the much needed changes and reforms and vowed to become a “much better President” than she has been until now.