Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 06:29
Torture remains a serious problem in Brazil despite government efforts to curb it, a leading human rights group has said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 04:41
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has condemned Israel`s offensive in Gaza as a "massacre", joining international calls for a halt to the bloodshed.
Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 09:26
Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto announced on Thursday that he was parting company with the Central American side after a break down in talks with the national federation.
Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 09:09
Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left on a five-nation tour of Latin America and the Caribbean that will reportedly see a major Japanese bank extend a USD 500 million oil exploration loan to Brazil.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:14
Brazil`s federal audit tribunal has said that President Dilma Rousseff bore no responsibility for state-controlled oil giant Petrobras`s ultimately disastrous acquisition of a US refinery in 2006.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:08
Brazilian forward Francisco Wanderson, who plays for Russian top flight side FC Krasnodar, said Tuesday he was ready to play for Russia in the future.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:07
Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, putting a miserable World Cup behind him, on Tuesday declared himself fit and ready to go as he chases trophies at Real Madrid.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:21
Sprint superstar Usain Bolt is set to return to the tracks next month after injury concerns slowed his return this season.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 09:50
Former Brazil defender Andre Santos was assaulted by a fan after his team Flamengo lost 4-0 to Internacional.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 06:08
Norberto Odebrecht, founder of the Brazilian construction company behind large-scale infrastructure projects including several World Cup stadiums, was buried Sunday after dying of heart failure. He was 93.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 19:19
Felipe Massa, starting on the second row, somersaulted spectacularly out of the German Grand on Sunday after his Williams was bumped at the first bend.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 16:21
Controversial Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez and his wife Sofia Balbi were mobbed by Barcelona fans during a walk around the Spanish city.
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