Pele ‘collapses,’ recuperates in hospital
Brazil legend Pele is in hospital after collapsing on with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his honour by the Football Writers Association (FWA). Pele - the only player to win three World Cups - “has undergone a series of tests which appear to point…
Ronaldinho retires from football
Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil said Tuesday.
Brazilian president's pardons ignite corruption row
President Michel Temer was accused Saturday of handing Brazilians convicted of corruption a get out of jail card with changes to the traditional collective Christmas pardon. Temer, who has been charged with corruption himself, issued the annual decree Friday, expanding the categories of prisoners eligible for early release. The main shift was to lift the…
Brazilian president to undergo new health tests
Brazilian President Michel Temer will undergo urological tests Wednesday, his office said, following a series of concerns over his health.
Neymar headed to Brazil for 'personal matters'
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar is urgently travelling to Brazil due to "personal matters", the Brazilian company that manages the footballer's career said on Sunday.
Brazil footballers remembered one year after plane crash
Two army helicopters scattered flower petals over a town square Tuesday as part of sad tributes to the upstart Brazilian football team Chapecoense, most of whose players died in a plane crash exactly a year ago.
Brazil's Temer recuperating after angioplasty procedure
Brazilian President Michel Temer was recuperating in hospital Saturday after successfully undergoing angioplasty in three coronary arteries, doctors said.
Neymar, Brazil roll aside Japan with video help
Neymar scored a penalty and missed another as Brazil signalled their intent ahead of next year's World Cup by outclassing Japan 3-1 in Friday's international friendly in Lille.
Brazil's Temer discharged from hospital after surgery
Brazil's under-fire President Michel Temer was discharged from hospital in Sao Paolo on Monday after undergoing prostate surgery, his office said.
Brazilian president escapes corruption trial
Brazil's Congress rejected corruption charges against President Michel Temer on Wednesday, meaning he will not have to face trial and is free to pursue austerity reforms in Latin America's biggest economy. The vote in the lower house threw out the charges just an hour after Temer, 77, was discharged from the Brasilia hospital where he…