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Palmeiras sack coach Scolari


September 14th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has been sacked by Brazilian top-flight club Palmeiras.Scolari's fate was sealed after an emergency meeting of ... Read more...

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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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Vasco coach Borges quits after shock loss


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 11 (IANS) Cristovao Borges has quit as coach of Brazilian top flight football club Vasco da Gama following their shock 0-4 home loss to Bahia.The 53-year-old's ... 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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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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Neymar double continues Santos revival


August 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 26 (IANS) Brazil international striker Neymar scored twice as Santos rallied from behind to beat Palmeiras 2-1 in Brazil's Serie A football championship.The 20-year-old slotted a ... Read more...

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Seedorf fears Rio fan violence


August 25th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 (IANS) Dutch star Clarence Seedorf has urged Rio football fans to show restraint during Sunday's local derby between Botafogo and Flamengo at the Engenhao ... Read more...

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Soccer fan shot dead in Brazil


August 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) A fan of the Vasco da Gama soccer club was gunned down over the weekend during a fight with fans of rival Flamengo in ... Read more...

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One dead in Brazil soccer violence


August 20th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20 (IANS) A violent clash between rival Brazilian soccer fans Sunday left one dead and many injured in Rio de Janeiro, Xinhua reported Monday.Tomas Coelho was ... Read more...

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Alves tells Brazil to forget Olympic defeat


August 15th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil and Barcelona defender Daniel Alves has told his national teammates to forget the country's Olympic disappointment ahead of Wednesday's friendly against Sweden in ... Read more...

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Former Brazilian striker leads Flamengo revival


August 12th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 12 (IANS) Former Brazilian international striker Vagner Love scored his fourth goal in less than a week as rejuvenated Flamengo defeated Nautico 2-0 in Brazil's Serie ... 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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Brazilian star Juninho ’scared’ of retirement


August 4th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 4 (IANS) Former Lyon and Brazilian international midfielder Juninho admitted that he fears having to call an end to his professional career.The 37-year-old has been one ... Read more...

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Diego Forlan set for Internacional debut


July 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 24 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan is set to make his debut for Brazilian club Internacional against Vasco da Gama next Saturday.Forlan, who signed a ... Read more...

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Brazil select 22 players for Olympic football squad


July 6th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Porto striker Hulk, AC Milan's Thiago Silva and Real Madrid defender Marcelo were included as the three over-age players in Brazil's 22-man Olympic ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dazzles despite abuse from opposing fans


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro moved to the top of Brazil's Serie A championship after an emotion-charged 1-0 away victory over Gremio.The two-time FIFA World ... Read more...

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Brazil international midfielder joins Spartak Moscow


June 29th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 29 (IANS) Brazil international midfielder Romulo has signed a four-year contract with Russia' s Spartak Moscow for eight million euros.The 21-year-old's Brazilian club Vasco da Gama ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho scores first goal for Atletico Mineiro


June 24th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 24 (IANS) Ronaldinho scored his first goal for Atletico Mineiro and set up another as the team defeated Nautico 5-1 in the Brazilian Serie A championship.In ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s Atletico falters, Vasco stays top


June 18th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 18 (IANS) A Luis Fabiano strike was enough for Sao Paulo to end the unbeaten run of Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro in Brazil's Serie A championship while ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho rediscovers magic in debut for new club


June 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (IANS) Ronaldinho declared he still has "a lot to offer in football" after showing flashes of his old magic in his debut for new ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Dede on AC Milan radar


June 5th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 5 (IANS) Italian Serie A football giants AC Milan have showed interest in signing on Brazilian defender Dede.The club has identified the Vasco da Gama ... Read more...

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‘There is no border between India and Africa’


June 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 4 (IANS) Intellectuals, political and diplomatic representatives of African countries underlined the importance of South-South co-operation and the role of India as a catalyst between the emerging diplomatic ... Read more...

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Vasco players speak out about unpaid salaries


June 1st, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 1 (IANS) Midfielder Nilton joined a growing chorus of Vasco da Gama footballers to voice their concern about unpaid salaries.The Brazilian first division team has reportedly ... Read more...

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Internacional’s Fabricio and Datolo deny Flamengo victory


May 27th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 27 (IANS) Second-half wonder goals from Fabricio and Datolo earned Internacional a 3-3 draw against Flamengo in the Brazilian championship here.An Airton strike and Ronaldinho ... Read more...

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Brazilian football clubs’ debt now $1.85 billion


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Brazil's First Division football clubs have a combined debt of $1.85 billion, according to an audit by consultancy firm BDO.Four of Brazil's top five ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho out of Brazil squad


May 12th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, May 12 (IANS) Two-time FIFA world footballer of the year Ronaldinho has been left out of Brazil's national team for a series of upcoming friendlies against ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama defeat Lanus 2-1 in Copa Libertadores


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) First-half goals from Alecsandro and Diego Souza were enough to give Brazil's Vasco da Gama a 2-1 victory over Lanus in their Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama defeat Lanus 2-1 in Copa Libertadores


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) First-half goals from Alecsandro and Diego Souza were enough to give Brazil's Vasco da Gama a 2-1 victory over Lanus in their Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama to play against Lanus


May 1st, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Brazilian club Vasco da Gama will host Argentina's Lanus Wednesday knowing that anything less than victory could prove fatal to their Copa Libertadores hopes.The ... Read more...

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Abreu double lifts Botafogo to Carioca Cup final


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Two first-half goals by Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu helped Brazilian club Botafogo reach the Carioca Cup final with a 3-1 win over Vasco ... Read more...

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Felipe brace sends Vasco da Gama into Rio Cup final


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 23 (IANS) Veteran midfielder Felipe scored a goal either side of the break to send Vasco da Gama into the Rio Cup final with a 3-2 ... Read more...

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Uruguay striker Abreu scores hat-trick for Botafogo


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 22 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu scored a hat-trick to send Botafogo into the final of the Rio Cup with a 4-2 victory over Bangu ... Read more...

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Four Vasco da Gama players banned for brawl


April 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Four Vasco da Gama players have been given a combined 28-match ban for their part in a wild post-match brawl earlier this month.Eduardo Costa ... Read more...

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Ganso scores twice as Santos thrash Catanduvense


April 16th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 16 (IANS) Paulo Henrique Ganso scored two goals and Neymar one to help Santos sweep Catanduvense aside 5-0 in the Sao Paulo championship.The Brazilian internationals turned ... Read more...

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