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Marta representing women after firing Brazil into World Cup knockouts

History maker for women's football, Marta helps Brazil defeat Italy in the Women's World Cup on Tuesday.

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display

Crowds in Brazil's two big cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are known to be notoriously fickle.

VAR penalty, Coutinho brace help Brazil beat Bolivia

Philippe Coutinho scores a second half double and Everton adds a cracking third as Brazil recovered from a sleepy start to beat Bolivia 3-0 in their Copa America opener.

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics

So suck on that one, says Australia captain Sam Kerr to critics who wrote them off after their defeat to Italy, after their big comeback win against Brazil.

Casemiro: Favorites Brazil must win even without Neymar

Casemiro says Brazil must triumph regardless of what tournament they play in.

Brazil police question Neymar over alleged rape

More than 60% of Brazilians believe Neymar is innocent, according to a recent poll of 2,071 Brazilians last week.

Matildas stun Brazil at World Cup as China send Germany and...

France and Germany become the first teams to qualify for the knockout phase of the Women's World Cup.

Neymar’s rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer

Neymar’s accuser questions the competence of her lawyer which led to him dropping her as a client.

Brazil trip ‘significant step’ for Qatar ahead of 2022 World Cup

First-timers Qatar go into the Copa America with the young team riding high following their triumph in the Asian Cup but humbled by "higher calibre" competition than they encountered in the Emirates.

Willian to replace Neymar in Brazil’s Copa America squad

Willian is expected to join the squad in Porto Alegre on Saturday where Brazil face Honduras in their last warm-up match on Sunday.

Lawyers drop Brazil star Neymar’s rape accuser

The woman's lawyers say their client initially claimed the sex was consensual before turning violent, but reported the case differently to police.

Brazil suspends beef exports to China over ‘atypical’ mad cow case

Exports will remain at a halt while Chinese authorities evaluate details of the incident.

Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris

Neymar says he is a victim of extortion by a lawyer claiming to represent the woman he is alleged to have assaulted.

Brazil football star Neymar accused of rape

Neymar's representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Future of Brazilian GP becomes political

Interlagos in Sao Paulo hosted the first Brazilian Grand Prix in 1973 and has been home for every edition since 1990.

Thousands protest in Brazil over education cuts

The students and teachers in Brazil are mad over the government’s proposal to freeze 30% of discretionary spending for public universities.

Pele meets with Obama in Brazil

Obama is in Sao Paulo for a digital innovation conference and met up with Brazil football great Pele.

Choir helps Rio’s homeless sing a different tune

The choir was originally set up for the Rio Olympics but has kept going by the city’s government.

Ringleaders of Brazil’s latest mass jail killing to be transferred

Around 100 federal troops are also being deployed to reinforce security at the prisons.

Neymar loses Brazil captaincy to Alves for Copa America

Brazil coach Tite is under pressure to replace Neymar as captain after the PSG man’s disciplinary issues.

Brazil prison violence leave 42 dead

Clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil leaves 42 dead coming short just a day after violence kills 15 in Antonio Trindade Penal Institute.

Marta injury worries Brazil ahead of Jamaica opener

Marta is a key player for the Brazilians, and her absence would be an unwelcome headache.

‘Japanese Messi’ Kubo named in Copa America squad

Teenage sensation footballer Takefusa Kubo will be part of the Copa America squad in Brazil.

Children up for adoption paraded in Brazil shopping centre

News of the parade spark outrage on social media, prompting organisers to defend the event.