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Brazil World Cup winner joins US second-tier club

Brazil World Cup winner joins US second-tier clubRio de Janeiro, March 25 - Brazilian World Cup winner Kleberson has signed a two-year deal with US second-tier club Indy Eleven.

The midfielder joins Indianapolis-based outfit from US  Read more »

Botafogo eye Copa Libertadores' second round

Botafogo eye Copa Libertadores' second roundRio de Janeiro, March 25 - Botafogo coach Eduardo Hungaro says his
team's early exit from the Rio de Janeiro state championship will boost
their hopes of progressing to the Copa Libertadores' second phase.  Read more »

Barcos hat-trick fires Gremio to win

Hernan-BarcosRio de Janeiro, March 24 : Argentina international striker Hernan Barcos scored a hat-trick as Gremio beat Juventude 3-0 in Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state championship.  Read more »

Rio 2016 security a priority: IOC

Rio 2016 security a priority: IOCRio de Janeiro, March 22 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) insists security at the Rio 2016 Games will not be compromised following a spate of attacks against police in the city's slums.  Read more »

Silva rules out 2014 UFC return

Anderson-SilvaRio de Janeiro, March 21 : Brazilian mixed martial artist Anderson Silva has ruled out a return to the ring in 2014.

The 38-year-old is still recovering from a horrific broken leg suffered  Read more »

FIFA resumes World Cup stadium inspections

World-Cup-stadiumRio de Janeiro, March 21 : FIFA has begun a final operational inspection of Brazil's 12 World Cup stadiums before football's showpiece tournament kicks off in June.  Read more »

Beckham in Amazon TV adventure

Beckham in Amazon TV adventureRio de Janeiro, March 20 - Football star David Beckham has taken part in a two-week expedition through Brazil's Amazon rainforest for a television documentary.  Read more »

Four venues to host Rio 2016 Olympic football

Four venues to host Rio 2016 Olympic footballRio de Janeiro, March 20 - Four stadiums will be used to host football matches during the 2016 Rio Olympics, the organisers announced.

Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana, Salvador's Arena  Read more »

Brazil won't feel World Cup pressure: Parreira

Brazil won't feel World Cup pressure: ParreiraRio de Janeiro, March 20 - Hosts Brazil will not be burdened by the pressure of being favourites to win the 2014 World Cup, said assistant coach Carlos Alberto Parreira.  Read more »

Subways in Brazil's World Cup host cities problematic

Subways in Brazil's World Cup host cities problematicRio de Janeiro, March 18 - Subways in Brazil's largest cities, Rio and Sao Paulo, have been facing problems as the FIFA World Cup approaches.  Read more »

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Van Gaal claims he inherited 'a broken' Man U squad

Louis van GaalLondon, July 29 - New boss Louis van Gaal has claimed that he inherited a 'broken' team when the Dutchman took over Manchester United.

Defending champions United finished at the seventh  Read more »

Neymar sports corset on beach post WC back injury

NeymarLondon, July 29 - Brazil star Neymar was recently spotted wearing a corset at a beach in Ibiza after a back injury that ended his tournament in World Cup.  Read more »

Lasith Malinga opts for Mumbai Indians over Sri Lankan team in CLT20

Lasith-MalingaColombo: Lasith Malinga has chosen Mumbai Indians over his Sri Lankan side, Southern Express in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament, scheduled to be played in September.  Read more »

Litigation between Sethi, Ashraf has harmed PCB, cricket in Pak: SC

Najam-SethiKarachi, July 29 : The Pakistani Supreme Court observed on Monday that the proceedings between two former chairmen of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi and Muhammad Zaka Ashraf had caused  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »

Red Bull F1 reserve Felix da Costa to race in Formula E

Antonio-Felix-da-CostaLeicestershire, UK: Amlin Aguri have announced that Red Bull Racing Formula 1 reserve driver, Antonio Felix da Costa, will join the team for the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September.  Read more »