Reds edge Brazilian club Chapecoense on late penalty

/ Aug 15, 2017

Reds edge Brazilian club Chapecoense on late penalty

Sentimental favorite Chapecoense lost 1-0 to the Urawa Reds after a controversially awarded penalty in Tuesday's Suruga Bank Championship. Urawa won the penalty two minutes to time, when Zlatan Ljubijankic was brought down by Chapecoense captain Grolli much to the objection of the Brazilian visitors. Reds ...

Troops storm Rio slums to catch gang leaders

/ Aug 6, 2017

Troops storm Rio slums to catch gang leaders

Thousands of Brazilian army troops raided Rio de Janeiro slums in a pre-dawn crackdown on crime gangs Saturday, leaving parts of the city looking like a war zone on the first anniversary of the opening of the Olympic Games. Five favelas were targeted by around ...

Japan beats Brazil for first time in six years

/ Jul 16, 2017

Japan beats Brazil for first time in six years

Japan defeated Brazil for the first time in six years, winning their 2017 women's volleyball World Grand Prix match 3-2 on Sunday. Japan, entering its Pool D1 finale after a crushing loss to Serbia the previous day, blew a two-set lead at Kamei Arena Sendai ...

Brazil' ex-President Silva convicted

/ Jul 13, 2017

Brazil' ex-President Silva convicted

The former president who brought Brazil to prominence on the world stage has been found guilty of corruption and money laundering — a historic judgment underscoring that no one is out of reach of this Latin American country's sprawling graft investigation. Former President Luiz Inacio ...

Man City's Jesus won't need eye surgery

Jun 15, 2017

Man City's Jesus won't need eye surgery

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus says he will not need surgery on his right eye socket, which was fractured by teammate Nicolas Otamendi. The 20-year-old Brazil international had to leave the pitch after an accidental collision with Argentina defender Otamendi in a match in Melbourne, ...

Jun 15, 2017

Hundreds of new Amazon dams would be 'massively' destructive, study says

Building the 428 hydroelectric dams proposed for Brazil's Amazon basin — three times the existing number — would devastate the environment and could even disrupt regional weather, an international team of researchers warned Wednesday. Writing in the journal Nature, the scientists unveiled a Dam Environmental ...