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Brazil's midfielder #17 Ariadina Borges celebrates scoring her team's first goal during the Australia and New Zealand 2023 Women's World Cup Group F football match between Brazil and Panama at Hindmarsh Stadium in Adelaide on July 24, 2023. (Photo by Brenton EDWARDS / AFP)
1 day ago
The Women's World Cup will take place in South America for the first time after Brazil was chosen to host the 2027 edition at a FIFA congress Friday marked by debate about the war in Gaza. After the success of Australia and New Zealand in 2023, which earned a record $570 million in commercial revenue,…
6 May
Former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said Sunday he had been hospitalized for a skin infection.
6 May
Authorities in southern Brazil scrambled Sunday to rescue people from raging floods and mudslides in what has become the region's largest ever climate catastrophe, with at least 78 dead and 115,000 forced from their homes.
3 May
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Thursday visited the country's south where floods and mudslides caused by torrential rains have killed 29 people, with the toll expected to rise.
2 May
At least 10 people have died in floods caused by torrential rains in Brazil's south, authorities said Wednesday, as rescuers searched for nearly two dozen individuals reported missing.
12 Apr
A bus ran off a highway in northeastern Brazil and overturned Thursday, killing at least nine people and injuring over 20 more, authorities said.
25 Mar
Brazil is unparalleled when it comes to football success and fervour, and for many the sport itself is synonymous with the Brazilian national team.
25 Mar
Rescuers in boats and aircraft raced against the clock Sunday to help isolated people in Brazil's mountainous southeast after storms and heavy rains left at least 25 people dead in two states.
21 Mar
Despite his wide-ranging legal woes, far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro crisscrosses Brazil campaigning, received by rapt crowds seemingly unbothered by claims he helped stoke an attempted coup.
20 Mar
Brazil's justice system on Wednesday will decide whether former Manchester City and Real Madrid striker Robinho will serve his nine-year rape sentence, handed down by an Italian court, in the South American country. Brazil's Superior Court of Justice (STJ) will examine the Italian request to approve the prison sentence that was imposed in 2017 and…
1 Mar
The Brazilian economy expanded 2.9 percent in 2023 after a fourth quarter of zero growth, according to data released Friday by the IBGE national statistics agency.
26 Feb
Thousands of Brazilians poured into the streets of Sao Paulo on Sunday as ex-president Jair Bolsonaro flexed his political muscle and hit out at an election ban that has seen him barred from seeking office for eight years.

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