Joel Santana has been appointed the head coach of struggling Brazilian football club Vasco da Gama for the fifth time.
Forward Paulinho scored a second-half equaliser to earn Flamengo a 1-1 draw against Vasco da Gama in the first leg of the Campeonato Carioca final.
Rio de Janeiro: Argentina international striker Hernan Barcos scored a hat-trick as Gremio beat Juventude 3-0 in Brazil`s Rio Grande do Sul state championship.
Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini, the first Brazilian to lift the World Cup as captain of the triumphant 1958 side, has died in Sao Paulo aged 83, local media reported on Thursday.
Former Brazil international midfielder Juninho admitted that his failing body had forced him to end his 20-year-professional career.
Juninho, the Brazilian midfielder who won seven consecutive French league titles with Lyon, has retired from football on Thursday, his 39th birthday.
Former Lyon and Brazil international midfielder Juninho has signed a five-month contract extension with Vasco da Gama.
Brazilian police Thursday said they had made 28 arrests in a crackdown on football violence following a recent outbreak of hooliganism.
Two Brazilian football clubs have been ordered to play a combined 20 matches at neutral venues following a fan riot that left four people in hospital last Sunday.
Brazilian prosecutors will this week investigate a riot that left four football fans injured and raised fresh doubts about the country`s ability to host the 2014 World Cup.
Brazil`s organisational reputation, already under fire in the run-up to the World Cup, suffered another blow Sunday when three spectators were seriously hurt in violent clashes at a league match.
Brazilian football giant Vasco da Gama has signed Argentine midfielder Pablo Guinazu on a one-year contract, the Rio de Janeiro club confirmed.
Juninho scored one goal and set up another as Vasco da Gama defeated nine-man Fluminense 3-1 in the Campeonato Brasileiro.
Former Lyon and Brazil international midfielder Juninho Pernambucano has agreed to rejoin Vasco da Gama until the end of the season.
Brazilian soccer club Vasco da Gama have named Dorival Junior as the club`s new coach following the resignation of Paulo Autuori.
The hand written journal of Vasco da Gama`s pioneering voyage to India, during the 15th century, has been included in the list of world`s most prestigious documents by the UNESCO.
Brazil international defender Dede’s had his USD 7 million move from Vasco da Gama to Cruzeiro blocked by the country`s treasury department.
Two Brazilian football fans were shot dead as violence rocked an official test event for a 2014 World Cup stadium.
Vasco da Gama coach Paulo Autuori has warned he will resign if the club fails to meet its commitment to pay wages on time.
Juventus target Dede is likely to leave Vasco da Gama during the next European summer transfer window, the Brazilian football club revealed.
Day in Pics: 23rd December
Showbiz World - December 23, 2014
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