Brazil

January 26, 2019
January 26, 2019

Hundreds missing after Brazil dam burst, 7 bodies found

Brazilian rescuers were searching for some 200 missing people after a tailings dam burst at an iron ore mine owned by Vale SA, the second major dam disaster involving the company in just over three...

November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon reaches decade high

The destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached its highest level in a decade this year, government data shows, driven by illegal logging and the encroachment of agriculture on the jungle.

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

Barca confirm Brazil new recruit Arthur

Barcelona confirms the arrival of Brazilian new recruit Arthur from Brazilian outfit Gremio on a 31 million euros ($37 million) deal.

July 9, 2018
July 9, 2018

The pope’s message to Brazilians: It will happen another time

Pope Francis, who is Argentinean, consoles Brazil football fans after the team’s World Cup exit. He tries to cheer them up in Saint Peter's Square during his traditional Sunday blessing at the...

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

Lady Luck was not with Brazil

What a match it was Friday midnight! A cracker of a contest that was fought hard till the end.

July 7, 2018
July 7, 2018

Brazil dumped out by Belgium

Belgium ended Brazil's dream of a sixth World Cup title when they beat the South Americans 2-1 in a dramatic, enthralling end-to-end quarter-final on Friday to earn a semi-final tie against...

July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018

Rock-solid Brazil living up to billing as WC favourites

While some of their biggest rivals already fall by the wayside in Russia, Brazil make serene progress towards the latter stages of the World Cup.

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

Brazil firm as bookmakers' favourites

Brazil firmed up to 3-1 favourites to win the World Cup for the sixth time after goals from Neymar and Roberto Firmino secured a 2-0 win over Mexico and a place in the quarter-finals on Monday.

July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to reach quarter-finals

Neymar and Firmino are on target as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 in their World Cup last 16 clash to earn a quarter-final against either Belgium or Japan.

July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

Filipe Luis in for injured Marcelo

Brazil brought in Filipe Luis at left back for their World Cup last 16 encounter with Mexico with regular starter Marcelo failing to fully recover from a back injury.