Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Jun 28 Hosts Brazil squeezed into the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup after a pulsating 3-2 penalty shootout win over heartbroken Chile at Estadio Mineirao here today.
Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar saved Mauricio Pinilla and Alexis Sanchez's attempts, while Gonzalo Jara's shot hit the post after ... read more
Brasilia, June 28 :"First comes God, then family and then Neymar," says Rayellen Andrade, 17, wearing the yellow Brazil team jersey with her idol's name across the back.
She's among the tens of thousands of groupies known as "Neymarzetes," who worship the Brazil and Barcelona forward on both sides of the ... read more
Rio de Janeiro, Jun 27 : Brazil great Ronaldo believes Luis Suarez biting an opponent was terrible for football at a World Cup of "wonderful surprises."
Speaking after the Uruguay forward's nine-match, four-month ban was announced yesterday, Ronaldo said football must b... read more
Rio de Janeiro FIFA banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months on Thursday for biting an opponent at the World Cup, a punishment that rules him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming English Premier League season...... read more
Porto Alegre (Brazil), Jun 25 Argentina's favourite son Lionel Messi once again showed his class with a fine brace to help Argentina edge past a resolute Nigeria 3-2 and top Group F with the African champions also qualifying for the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup here today...... read more
Manaus (Brazil), Jun 26 Riding Xherdan Shaqiri's triple strike an inspired Switzerland eased past Honduras 3-0 to book their last 16 berth as Ecuador became the first Latin American side to bow out of this World Cup after playing a 0-0 draw with Group E toppers France yesterday...... read more
Fortaleza (Brazil), Jun 25 The biting controversy involving Luis Suarez overshadowed Uruguay's passage into the World Cup second round at the expense of Italy, while Greece converted a penalty in added time to pull off a sensational win over Ivory Coast to reach the tournament's round of 16 for the first time...... read more