Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian police to probe Neymar's video release

Rio de Janeiro: Police in Rio de Janeiro plan to investigate Brazilian soccer star Neymar for publishing intimate images of a woman who a...Read More

Brazil: Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil Prez candidate

Brazil: Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil Prez candidate

Sao Paulo: Thousands of people took to the streets in Brazil to protest the candidacy of presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro, shouti...Read More

Brazilian coach Tite names Neymar Jr as full-time captain

Brazilian coach Tite names Neymar Jr as full-time captain

Rio de Janeiro : Brazilian national football team head coach Tite has named Paris Saint-Germain star forward Neymar Jr. as his squad’s fu...Read More

Raging fire tears through 200 year-old Rio museum

Rio De Janeiro : A massive fire on Sunday ripped through Rio de Janeiro’s treasured National Museum, one of Brazil’s oldest, in what the ...Read More

Brazil: Massive fire tears through Rio’s 200-year-old National Museum

Brazil: Massive fire tears through Rio’s 200-year-old National Museum

Brasilia: A huge fire has broken out at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, the oldest scientific institution in the country...Read More

Malala Yousafzai paints portrait of slain Rio councilwoman Marielle Franco

Malala Yousafzai paints portrait of slain Rio councilwoman Marielle Franco

Rio de Janeiro: Pakistani Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai became a graffiti artist on Wednesday after painting a portrait of Mariel...Read More

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Brazil ‘haven’t learnt anything’ from 2014: Local media

Rio de Janeiro : Brazil’s media has directed sharp criticism at the national football team after their 1-2 quarter-final defeat by Belgiu...Read More

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Brazil bar to give shots every time Neymar falls

Rio de Janeiro  : A Rio de Janeiro bar has invented a new drinking game: free shots every time Brazil’s superstar Neymar falls down durin...Read More

Hundreds of women march in Rio to demand legal abortion

Hundreds of women march in Rio to demand legal abortion

Rio de Janeiro: Hundreds of women marched in Rio de Janeiro to demand the legalization of abortion in Brazil. The march followed a breakt...Read More

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‘Messi, Ronaldo from another planet, so I’m world’s best’

Rio de Janeiro : Brazilian striker Neymar has said that he is the “world’s best player,” given that Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Portugal...Read More

Brazil seeking World Cup redemption 

Brazil seeking World Cup redemption 

In 2014 Brazil were beaten 7-1 by Germany in the semi-final.

Pele denies knowledge of vote rigging

Pele denies knowledge of vote rigging

Rio de Janeiro : Brazil football great Pele has denied knowledge of a cash-for-votes scheme allegedly used by Brazilian officials to secu...Read More

Brazil aims to change echo of defeat to sound of celebration

Rio De Janeiro : There’s no chance Tite or any of his players will forget the score of Brazil’s humiliating semi-final loss at the last W...Read More

Neymar more like Messi than Ronaldo, says Pele

Neymar more like Messi than Ronaldo, says Pele

“Neymar has been compared with Cristiano Ronaldo. I’ve said several times, told friends, in Europe, given interviews… Cristiano Ronaldo i...Read More

Neymar can outshine Ronaldo, Messi, says Roberto Carlos

Neymar can outshine Ronaldo, Messi, says Roberto Carlos

 Rio de Janeiro : Former Brazil and Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos believes Neymar has what it takes to be the best footballer in th...Read More

With Neymar hurt, Brazil turns to new faces

Rio de Janeiro : In the absence of injured star Neymar, Brazil’s national football team coach Tite has announced a squad with some surpri...Read More

Brazil football player Neymar leaves hospital to spend first phase of recovery

Brazil football player Neymar leaves hospital to spend first phase of recovery

Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian football great Neymar was released from the Mater Dei Hospital in Belo Horizonte to take part in the first phas...Read More

Neymar out for 3 months, says team doctor

Neymar out for 3 months, says team doctor

Rio de Janeiro : Brazil forward Neymar faces a race against time to be fit for the World Cup after it was revealed he will need up to thr...Read More

Neymar already world’s best, says Pele

Rio de Janeiro : Neymar has surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the world’s best player, according to Brazilian football grea...Read More

Brazil: Car drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio; 15 hurt

Brazil: Car drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio; 15 hurt

Rio De Janeiro: A motorist who says he lost control of his car drove into the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio de ...Read More