Brazil, Colombia rise in FIFA rankings
Brazil, Colombia rise in FIFA rankings

Brazil has overtaken Uruguay to move to the sixth spot in the latest FIFA rankings.

Dunga brings in fresh defensive blood in Brazil ranks for Asian swing
Dunga brings in fresh defensive blood in Brazil ranks for Asian swing

Brazil coach Dunga named fresh defensive blood Wednesday in the shape of CSKA Moscow defender Mario Fernandes and Inter Milan defender Dodo in naming his squad for an Asian tour comprising games aganst Argentina and Japan in Beijing and Singapore.

Neymar creator as Brazil do the minimum
Neymar creator as Brazil do the minimum

Brazil`s media were underwhelmed Wednesday following a 1-0 win over Ecuador in New Jersey which saw Neymar turn creator, setting up a Willian goal to give new coach Dunga a second friendly success since replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Brazil wants Neymar from Santos: Dunga
Brazil wants Neymar from Santos: Dunga

Brazil coach Dunga has said he expects Neymar to be fully fit for the Selecao's friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador next month.

Fred criticises Fluminense teammates

Former Brazil striker Fred severely criticised his Fluminense teammates after the side crashed out of the Brazilian Cup, beaten by minnows America-RN.

Brazil confirms October football friendly against Japan

Brazil will meet Japan in a friendly at Singapore`s National Stadium Oct 14, the South American country`s football confederation has said.

Corinthians eyeing former Brazil striker Nilmar

Brazil`s Corinthians are preparing an offer to sign former Villarreal and Selecao striker Nilmar.

No Brazil `blacklist` for new coach Dunga

New Brazil coach Dunga declared on Friday that competence is all that matters to him and added that there is no "blacklist" for players who underperformed at the World Cup.

Dunga eyeing three players for every position

Brazil coach Dunga has revealed he is considering three players for every position as part of an expected overhaul of the national football team.

Dunga tipped to return as Brazil coach

Brazil`s 1994 World Cup-winning captain Dunga has emerged as favourite to replace Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach of the Selecao.

Parreira against Brazil appointing foreign coach

Brazil`s 1994 World Cup-winning coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has urged the country`s football confederation (CBF) against appointing a foreign successor to Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Not the end of world for Brazil, says Kevin Pietersen

According to former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen, "it is not the end of the world" for Brazil. The South African born middle-order batsman added that "sport deals some dreadful hands at times.’

Brazil`s humiliating defeat saddens Bengal

Bengal traditionally has a big support base for Brazil which is evident once again as a pall of gloom descended on the city after the hosts`s landslide 1-7 defeat against Germany in the World Cup semis.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Seven goals that ended Brazil’s World Cup dream

The first semi-final, played between the host nation Brazil and Germany on Tuesday, witnessed eight goals, out of which seven were scored by the robust Germans to send the Selecao out of the tournament.

Neymar loss complicates things for Germany

The tournament ending injury to Brazil star Neymar and Thiago Silva`s suspension only complicates matters for Germany, coach Joachim Loew said on the eve of Tuesday`s semi-final against the hosts.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Scolari anxious ahead of Chile clash

Brazil are feeling anxious as they head into Saturday`s last 16 World Cup clash against Chile in Belo Horizonte, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari admitted.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Ochoa stops Brazil; Belgium prove their worth

Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa’s outstanding saves stopped the host nation Brazil to find the net, as the well anticipated match of Tuesday ended in stalemate.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil vs Mexico - As it happened...

Brazil were held to a frustrating goalless draw by Mexico, largely thanks to the heroics of their goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa

FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Mexico - Preview

Brazil insist revenge is not on the agenda as the World Cup hosts bid to all but secure their place in the last 16 against rivals Mexico in Fortaleza on Tuesday.

Scolari tells Brazil to sharpen up

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari on Monday urged his troops to sharpen up a day before their World Cup warm-up with Panama.