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.

Barack Obama congratulates Dilma Rousseff on re-election

President Barack Obama today pledged to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the US and Brazil as he congratulated his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff on her re-election.

Rousseff calls for 'unity, dialogue' after Brazil win

Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff called for national unity after winning reelection in a bitterly fought race that divided the country.

Divided Brazil votes for next president

After a dramatic, hard-fought race, Brazilians elect their next president on Sunday, weighing 12 years of social progress against a yearning for economic revival, and for change.

Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption

Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before Sunday`s election runoff in Brazil`s closest race in decades.

Neymar backing Brazil challenger Neves in election run-off
Neymar backing Brazil challenger Neves in election run-off

Brazilian football idol Neymar on Thursday voiced support for presidential challenger Aecio Neves, just three days before this weekend`s election run-off.

Brazilian president leads among women, older voter

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, who is to compete in a presidential runoff Sunday, leads among women and older people.

AS Roma debacle against Bayern Munich seen as a one-off
AS Roma debacle against Bayern Munich seen as a one-off

AS Roma`s 7-1 home defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League is being seen in Italy as an unfortunate one-off rather than another sad reflection on the dismal state of Serie A.

South American tarantula gets John Lennon's moniker
South American tarantula gets John Lennon's moniker

Scientists have named a newly described tarantula species from Western Brazilian Amazonia as 'Bumba lennoni' 'in honor of John Lennon, a founder member of the legendary band the Beatles.

Polls shows Rousseff gaining momentum as Brazil election nears

President Dilma Rousseff is gaining momentum but remains locked in a dead heat with challenger Aecio Neves ahead of Sunday`s runoff to Brazil`s presidential election, two surveys showed on Monday.

Dilma Rousseff leads by whisker in latest Brazil polls

Less a week before Brazil`s presidential elections, two new polls Monday showed incumbent Dilma Rousseff fractionally ahead of rival Aecio Neves in a race that is still too close to call.

Brazilian presidential candidates speak up against corruption

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and opposition leader Aecio Neves, who will face off in the October 26 runoff election, have harshly attacked each other in a new televised debate over corruption scandals in their respective parties.

Man who killed 39 people attempts suicide in Brazil jail

The confessed murderer of 39 people in the city of Goiania, capital of the central Brazilian state of Goias, tried to commit suicide in his jail cell using the base of a broken lightbulb, police said.

Brazilian arrested in 39 serial killings

Brazilian police said Thursday they have arrested a suspected serial killer who admits to slaying 39 people in a four-year killing spree, including 16 young women.