Indians just behind Brazilians in top ISL goal-scorers' list
Indians just behind Brazilians in top ISL goal-scorers' list

Indian players have scored 23 goals, only three less than Brazilian imports from all teams, in the Indian Super League Football tournament that has entered the knock out phase now.

Etiene Medeiros sets new world 50m backstroke record
Etiene Medeiros sets new world 50m backstroke record

Etiene Medeiros set a new world record of 25.67sec on her way to gold in the women`s 50m backstroke at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha.

Brazil's Pele improving, still in intensive care: Hospital
Brazil's Pele improving, still in intensive care: Hospital

Brazilian soccer great Pele "is in better condition" though he remains in an intensive care unit being treated for a urinary tract infection, the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said on Friday.

Roma`s Leandro ​Castan set for brain surgery
Roma`s Leandro ​Castan set for brain surgery

Roma defender Leandro Castan will undergo neurosurgery next month after complaining of dizziness during a Serie A match.

Pele's son Edinho arrested in money laundering case
Pele's son Edinho arrested in money laundering case

Son of Brazilian football legend Pele was arrested after losing an appeal in a money laundering case on Tuesday in Brazil.

Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo
Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo

French legend Zinedine Zidane said that Brazilian Ronaldo was "probably the best player" he has ever played with.

Anderson Talisca revives Benfica`s Champions League knockout hopes
Anderson Talisca revives Benfica`s Champions League knockout hopes

A goal by impressive young Brazilian Anderson Talisca revived Portuguese champions Benfica`s hopes of reaching the Champions League knock-out stages for the first time in three seasons as it secured a 1-0 win over Monaco.

Rousseff narrow favourite as Brazilians turn out to vote

Brazilians voted on Sunday for the next leader of the world's seventh-largest economy, with opinion polls narrowly favouring President Dilma Rousseff after a topsy-turvy and bitter campaign.

ISL: Delhi Dynamos drub Chennaiyin 4-1 on a night of stunning goals
ISL: Delhi Dynamos drub Chennaiyin 4-1 on a night of stunning goals

Delhi Dynamos fired three stunning goals and scored another one from the penalty spot to outplay Chennaiyin FC 4-1 to record their first win in the Hero Indian Super League here on Saturday.

Rahil Gangjee tied 11th at midway stage in Taipei Masters
Rahil Gangjee tied 11th at midway stage in Taipei Masters

On a rather windy day, Rahil Gangjee (71) rode on three birdies on the front nine to move into tied 11th position at the end of the halfway stage of the USD650,000 Mercuries Taiwan Masters here on Friday.

Ex-rubber tapper Silva out to land Brazil presidency

Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva only learned to read at 16 and endured a tough childhood as a rubber tapper in the Amazon before considering whether to become a Catholic nun.

Ex-rubber tapper Silva out to land Brazil presidency

Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva only learned to read at 16 and endured a tough childhood as a rubber tapper in the Amazon before considering whether to become a Catholic nun.

Ex-rubber tapper Silva out to land Brazil presidency

Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva only learned to read at 16 and endured a tough childhood as a rubber tapper in the Amazon before considering whether to become a Catholic nun.

FC Goa's Indian players ready to go: Zico
FC Goa's Indian players ready to go: Zico

FC Goa's newly-appointed marquee coach Zico Thursday oversaw his first training session at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here.

Ronaldinho misses penalty on Mexican debut
Ronaldinho misses penalty on Mexican debut

Ronaldinho missed a penalty on his debut for Mexican side Queretaro who lost 1-0 at home to UANL on Wednesday, frustrating a packed crowd who had turned out to watch the 34-year-old Brazilian.

Sania Mirza enters US Open mixed doubles final
Sania Mirza enters US Open mixed doubles final

Indian tennis ace, Sania Mirza has entered the mixed doubles final at the 2014 US Open. The 27-year-old partnered with Brazilian Bruno Soares to beat the Taiwanese-British pair of Yung Jan Chan and Ross Hutchins in three sets.

Brazil president declares mourning, halts campaign after rival`s death

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff declared three days of national mourning and suspended her re-election campaign after one of her opponents, socialist ex-governor Eduardo Campos, died in a plane crash Wednesday.

Brazil presidential candidate Campos dies in plane crash: Report

Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash on Wednesday, local television channel GloboNews reported, throwing the country`s October election into disarray and knocking local financial markets lower.

Brazilian striker Brandao`s Bastia move collapses

Brazilian striker Brandao`s move to Ligue 1 club SC Bastia collapsed after the Corsicans claimed that Saint-Etienne demanded a transfer fee for the player at the last minute.

Eduardo bids farewell to Croatia

Eduardo da Silva, the Brazilian-born Croatian striker, on Tuesday announced his retirement from international football, saying he was unhappy with the way he had been treated.