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10 Jan
Brazilian far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro tweeted a photo of himself from the hospital in the United States on Monday, a day after his supporters drew international condemnation by invading the seat of power in Brasilia.
2 Jan
An emotional Brazil began paying its final respects Monday to football legend Pele with a wake at the stadium where he first took the world's breath away with his dazzling skill.
31 Dec
Brazil's outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro, who has not acknowledged his electoral defeat, left the country Friday, two days before his successor's inauguration and shortly after bidding his followers a tearful farewell. {ad} The controversial far-right leader left for Florida in the United States on an air force plane around 2:00 pm (1700 GMT), according to…
30 Dec
Brazil starts three days of national mourning on Friday for football legend Pele, the three-time World Cup winner widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, who has died at age 82. The death of "The King" who transcended football triggered a wave of tributes around the globe from the sports world and also…
30 Dec
PELÉ, the Brazilian soccer legend, who won three World Cups, has died at the age of 82. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento in Três Corações – an inland city roughly 155 miles northwest of Rio de Janeiro – in 1940, before his family moved to the city of Bauru in São Paulo, he became the…
29 Dec
Brazilian football icon Pele, widely regarded as the greatest player of all time and a three-time World Cup winner who masterminded the "beautiful game," has died at the age of 82, his family said Thursday. "Everything we are is thanks to you. We love you infinitely. Rest in peace," daughter Kely Nascimento wrote on Instagram.…
12 Dec
Nabs 16 suspects, seizes tons of narcotics in raids A Brazil returnee, Nwadinobi Charles Uchemadu from Sao Paulo, Brazil, via Doha on a Qatar Airways flight, has been intercepted with parcels of cocaine concealed in different parts of a travel bag brought into Nigeria by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at…
10 Dec
Pele urged Neymar to "keep inspiring us" on Saturday after the Brazil forward dropped a retirement hint following his team's shock World Cup defeat to Croatia. Neymar signalled he could be ready to quit international football on Friday after Brazil suffered an agonising quarter-final exit in Doha. The 30-year-old would not confirm if he would…
10 Dec
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro broke his uncharacteristic silence about his electoral defeat on Friday, saying it "hurts my soul."
10 Dec
Croatia pulled off a stunning upset in the quarterfinals of the 2022 World Cup, defeating favorites, Brazil in a nail-biting penalty shootout yesterday at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Doha.
9 Dec
Croatia stunned favourites Brazil to reach the World Cup semi-finals on Friday, winning 4-2 on penalties after a nailbiting last-eight tie finished 1-1 at the end of extra time.
9 Dec
Brazil coach Tite has named an unchanged starting line-up for Friday's World Cup quarter-final against Croatia as Neymar retains his place following his return from an ankle injury in the previous round.


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