Brazil beats Peru to win 1st Copa America title since 2007

Soccer Jul 8, 2019

Brazil beats Peru to win 1st Copa America title since 2007

Brazil didn't need Neymar to win another Copa America title at home. With its injured star watching from the stands at a packed Maracana Stadium on Sunday, Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win its first South American title since 2007. It was Neymar's replacement, Everton, who ...

Ex-governor claims vote-buying for Rio Games

Olympics Jul 5, 2019

Ex-governor claims vote-buying for Rio Games

A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sergio Cabral said he paid $1.5 million in ...

Brazil beats Argentina and advances to Copa América final

Soccer Jul 3, 2019

Brazil beats Argentina and advances to Copa América final

Brazil without Neymar has proved to be better than Argentina with Lionel Messi. In a performance that ended with "ole" chants from the crowd, Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 on Tuesday and will play Sunday's Copa America final at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro ...

Australia stuns Brazil with rally

Soccer / Women's World Cup Jun 14, 2019

Australia stuns Brazil with rally

A Monica own goal completed a remarkable turnaround by Australia at the Women's World Cup on Thursday, as the Matildas came from two goals down to stun Brazil 3-2, while China beat South Africa in Paris. Li Ying's first-half strike gave former runner-up China a ...