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Neymar ensures Santos victory over Flamengo


September 13th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Striker Neymar and 16-year-old winger Victor Andrade scored two goals in as many minutes as late-rallying Santos defeated Flamengo 2-0 in Brazil's Serie A ... Read more...

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Fred keeps Fluminense on top


September 10th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Brazil international forward Fred struck a first-half winner against Internacional as Fluminense maintained top spot in Brazil's Serie A football standings.The 27-year-old pounced ... Read more...

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Hulk in Brazil’s starting line-up against China


September 10th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 10 (IANS) Forward Hulk is poised to replace Leandro Damiao in Brazil's starting line-up for Monday's international football friendly with China in Recife.The Zenit St.Petersburg star ... Read more...

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Menezes to keep same squad for China friendly


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has ruled out making major changes to his team for Monday's international friendly against China in Recife city.The match follows ... Read more...

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Hulk scores second-half winner for Brazil


September 8th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 8 (IANS) Substitute Hulk struck a 74th-minute winner to earn Brazil 1-0 victory over South Africa in their international friendly in Sao Paulo.Hulk, who replaced striker ... Read more...

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Chelsea not thinking about Club World Cup: Oscar


September 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 6 (IANS) Brazil midfielder Oscar says his Chelsea teammates are not yet thinking about a possible showdown with Brazil's Corinthians in December's FIFA Club World Cup ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs’ monument to come up in St. Petersburg


September 4th, 2012 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument of Apple founder Steve Jobs is to be established in Russian city of St. Petersburg.An exhibition of draft projects for a ... Read more...

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Forlan ends goal drought with double


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 3 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan scored for the first time since his July move to Brazil's Internacional.Forlan's double helped his team defeat Flamengo 4-1 ... Read more...

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Brazil captain Silva ruled out


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 2 (IANS) Brazil captain Thiago Silva has been ruled out of the team's upcoming international friendlies against South Africa and China because of a thigh ... Read more...

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Brazil captain Silva ruled out of friendlies


September 1st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 1 (IANS) Brazil captain Thiago Silva has been ruled out of the team's upcoming international friendlies against South Africa and China with a thigh injury.Brazil's ... Read more...

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Ceni upstages Pele as Brazil’s greatest


August 29th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Brazil international goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni has been voted Brazil's greatest player in the Copa Libertadores, ahead of Pele and Zico.Ceni was selected by ... Read more...

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Brazil to play two friendlies against Portugal in 2013


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 27 (IANS) The Brazilian football team will play home and away friendlies against Portugal in 2013 as part of a series of warm-up matches for the ... Read more...

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Brazilian to return $234 mn in looted public money


August 24th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Luiz Estevao, booted from Brazil's Senate 12 years ago for corruption, has pledged to return the 468 million reais ($234 million) he diverted from the public ... Read more...

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Santos rejects Sao Paulo bid for Ganso


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Santos confirmed it had rejected a five-million-dollar offer from Sao Paulo for Brazil international midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso.Santos said in a statement on its ... Read more...

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Neymar can surpass Messi, Maradona: Pele


August 19th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (IANS) Football legend Pele says Brazil sensation Neymar has the ability to be better than Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona.Speaking at an event in Sao ... Read more...

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Brazil winger Lucas helps Sao Paulo win 3-0


August 19th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain-bound winger Lucas Moura was on the scoresheet as Sao Paulo defeated Ponte Preta 3-0 in Brazil's Serie A championship.Rogerio Ceni opened the ... Read more...

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Kaka on Galaxy radar to replace Beckham


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil football star Kaka is reportedly being sought by Los Angeles Galaxy as a possible replacement for Englishman David Beckham.Brazil's Estado de Sao ... Read more...

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Brazil says offshore find holds high-grade oil


August 15th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Preliminary drilling has confirmed that an offshore deposit discovered in March contains significant reserves of light crude, Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras said."New oil ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s Atletico Mineiro return to top of Brazil’s Serie A


August 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro returned to the top of Brazil's Serie A championship with a 1-0 victory over Coritiba.The two-time FIFA world player of the ... Read more...

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Brazil winger Lucas joins PSG for 43 million euros


August 9th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) French football club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) has beaten Manchester United in the race to sign Brazilian teenager Lucas Moura.The deal was confirmed Wednesday after ... Read more...

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Brazil officials deny Manchester United deal for Lucas


August 6th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6 (IANS) Brazil's football confederation (CBF) denied reports that Lucas Moura was granted leave from the country's Olympic team to sign with English club Manchester United.Britain's ... Read more...

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Armed Brazilian demands bank returns her $25


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) A 73-year-old retired teacher went to a bank in Brazil and demanded at gunpoint that the financial institution return 50 reais (about $25) that a ... Read more...

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Brazilian restaurant to open branches in Mexico, Colombia


July 31st, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 31 (IANS/EFE) Rubaiyat, which operates three steakhouses in Brazil and one in Spain, plans to open restaurants next year in Mexico City and Bogota after selling ... Read more...

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General Motors imposes lockout at Brazil complex


July 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiary of General Motors said Tuesday that it was suspending production at its manufacturing complex in Sao Jose dos Campos pending an agreement ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo signs Assuncao from Atletico Madrid


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 22 (IANS) Brazilian midfielder Paulo Assuncao has joined Sao Paulo on a one-year deal after ending his contract with Spanish football club Atletico Madrid by mutual ... Read more...

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Chile playmaker Valdivia commits to Palmeiras


July 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 18 (IANS) Chile international midfielder Jorge Valdivia has ended speculation about his future by agreeing to remain at Brazilian club Palmeiras for at least another year.Valdivia ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo rejects Man United offer for Lucas Moura


July 15th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 15 (IANS) Brazilian football club Sao Paulo has rejected a 33 million euro offer from Manchester United for winger Lucas Moura.Sao Paulo, which owns 80 percent ... Read more...

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Inter Milan target Lucas vows to focus on Olympics


July 11th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 11 (IANS) Inter Milan target Lucas Moura has vowed not to let transfer speculation distract him from his Olympic preparations with Brazil.The Italian Serie A outfit ... Read more...

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Homeless pair find $10,000 in Brazil and they turned it over to the police


July 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sao Paulo, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An honest homeless couple in Brazil found $10,000 in local currency on a sidewalk and they immediately turned it over to the police.The Brazilian couple was ... Read more...

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Homeless couple return $10,000 found on Brazil street


July 10th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 10 (IANS/EFE) A homeless couple turned over to police a bag containing about 20,000 reais ($10,000) that they found abandoned on a street in Brazil's ... Read more...

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Forlan signs with Brazil’s Internacional


July 7th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 7 (IANS) Brazilian club Internacional has signed Uruguay striker Diego Forlan on a three-year contract.The 33-year-old was confirmed as Brazilian football's latest big name recruit on ... Read more...

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Inter Milan in talks with Brazil duo


July 7th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 7 (IANS) Inter Milan has sent its sporting director Piero Ausilio to Brazil in a bid to sign highly rated midfielders Lucas and Paulinho.Ausilio held talks ... Read more...

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Boca in bid to convince Riquelme to stay


July 6th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Argentine side Boca Juniors have not given up hope of convincing Juan Roman Riquelme to remain at the club.Riquelme announced he was leaving the ... Read more...

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Brazilian auto production falls


July 6th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Brazil produced 1.55 million motor vehicles in the first six months of the year, a fall of 9.4 percent from the same period in 2011, ... Read more...

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Valdivia enjoys playing again after kidnapping


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 3 (IANS) Chile international midfielder Jorge Valdivia said he is finally enjoying his football again, almost a month after he and his wife were briefly kidnapped ... Read more...

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