SAO PAULO (AP) — Flamengo successfully defended its Brazilian championship despite finishing with a 2-1 loss at Sao Paulo.
The Rio de Janeiro club's eighth national championship was only...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines has said it intends to purchase 68 new Boeing 737 MAX planes despite the model having been grounded in 2019 after a pair of high-profile crashes that killed...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Commercial flights with Boeing 737 Max jetliners resumed Wednesday for the first time since they were grounded worldwide nearly two years ago following two deadly...
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa Libertadores game between Diego Maradona's former club Boca Juniors and Brazil’s Internacional was postponed Wednesday after the death of the Argentina great....
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Black man who died while being beaten by supermarket security guards was buried on Saturday following protests that echoed those of the racial justice movement in the...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Black man died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Friday's Black Consciousness Day observations, sparking...
SAO PAULO (AP) — The biggest country in South America has also been slowest in the region to impose restrictions on large gatherings at sporting events as the coronavirus continues to...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A court on Wednesday upheld a corruption conviction against former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was released from prison earlier this month.
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian side is sure to play in the next Copa Libertadores final after Grêmio advanced to the quarterfinals Thursday night and joined Palmeiras, Flamengo and Internacional on...
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — After being counted out by most, Peru pulled off a stunning Copa América comeback.
Two weeks after a demoralizing 5-0 loss to Brazil that left the team on the...
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Argentina remains optimistic about its future despite another year without a title.
There is some hope going forward after the team's 2-0 loss to Brazil in the...
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil will be under pressure for its future and Argentina for its past when they meet in the Copa América semifinals on Tuesday at Mineirão Stadium.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Richarlison says he has recovered from mumps and wants to play Tuesday in the Copa América semifinal between Brazil and Argentina in Belo Horizonte.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — After escaping an embarrassing elimination, Brazil is trying to find the right balance for the rest of the Copa América at home.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Richarlison has been ruled out of Brazil's Copa America quarterfinal match against Paraguay because of mumps.
The Brazilian soccer confederation says the rest of...
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil does not have fond memories of Paraguay in the Copa America.
The last two times Brazil met its southern neighbor in the continental competition, the...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Coaches and players including Lionel Messi are unhappy with the condition of soccer fields at four of the six Brazilian stadiums hosting Copa America games.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Defending champion Chile and Colombia were joined by Brazil and Venezuela in the Copa America knockout stage on Saturday.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — At risk of elimination, Argentina plays Qatar on Sunday to try to survive at the Copa America. The Asian champion doesn't seem afraid to send Lionel Messi's team back...
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay says midfielder Diego Laxalt has an injured left hamstring and could recover in time to play again in the Copa America.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Copa America favorites Uruguay drew 2-2 with Japan on Thursday and delayed until the last round of the group stage its likely qualification to the tournament's knockout...
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay is starting to embrace the status of Copa America favorite.
The Uruguayans were wary of it at first, but after their convincing 4-0 opening win over...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil routed 10-man Honduras 7-0 Sunday in a show of strength in its last warmup match ahead of the Copa America tournament.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil coach Tite picked Willian on Friday to replace the injured Neymar for the Copa America.
The Chelsea forward will join the squad on Saturday before a friendly...
MADRID (AP) — The long distances traveled by teams and fans during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil are not part of the legacy carrying over to this year's Copa America.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Peruvian striker Paolo Guerrero scored for Internacional on his debut after a ban for a positive doping test.
Guerrero claimed a first-half goal for the Brazilian team in...
SAO PAULO (AP) — Prosecutors have seized three luxury cars and a painting in connection with an environmental case against the Ronaldinho Institute in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre.
The prosecutor's office of Rio Grande do Sul state said in a statement on Thursday that the assets belonged to former Brazil and Barcelona forward Ronaldinho's brother-agent Roberto de Assis.
SAO PAULO (AP) — River Plate of Argentina reached the final of the South American cup on Tuesday after shocking defending champion Gremio of Brazil, setting up a possible championship match between two Argentinian teams in the Copa Libertadores for the first time in history.
River beat the Brazilians 2-1 in Porto Alegre and advanced on the away goals rule to its first South American final since 2015. Last week, River lost 1-0 to Gremio in Buenos Aires.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Four years after the World Cup, Brazil's massive corruption probes have cleared only two of the 12 stadiums.
The privately owned arenas in Curitiba and Porto Alegre have gone through other problems, though, along with management disagreements.
Here is an update on each of the stadiums used at the 2014 World Cup:
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Independiente and Brazil's Gremio played to a 1-1 draw Wednesday night in the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final in Buenos Aires.
The decisive match between the winners of the two most prestigious tournaments in South America will be played next Wednesday in Porto Alegre.
Copa Libertadores winner Gremio opened the score with striker Luan at 21 minutes.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian appellate court delivered a blow to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's hopes of running for a third term, unanimously upholding a graft conviction against him Wednesday and even adding years to his prison sentence.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — A day before a panel of judges could decide his political survival, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva railed against his adversaries Tuesday night and proclaimed to tens of thousands of supporters that he would stay in Brazilian politics to the end of his life.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Brazil's Gremio won the prestigious Copa Libertadores for the third time in its history with a 2-1 victory at Argentina's Lanus on Wednesday night.
After a 1-0 victory in Porto Alegre last week, Gremio secured the South American crown with goals by midfielders Fernandinho at 28 minutes and Luan at 45.
Lanus' Jose Sand scored from the penalty spot in the 72nd minute.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Midfielder Cicero came off the bench to score in the 83rd minute and Brazil's Gremio beat Argentina's Lanus 1-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores final in Porto Alegre.
If the Southern Brazilian team holds off the Argentinians in Buenos Aires in the La Fortaleza stadium next Wednesday they will win their third South American crown. The last was in 1995.
SAO PAULO (AP) — An art exhibition on gender diversity was cancelled in Brazil in response to a social media campaign by conservative groups that accused the show and the bank sponsoring it of promoting blasphemy, pedophilia and bestiality.
Among the criticized artworks are a box of Roman Catholic sacramental wafers labeled with the words for sexual parts and a painting of two children suggesting one is a transvestite and the other is gay.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Carlos Franklin Paixao Araujo, ex-husband of Brazilian former President Dilma Rousseff, has died in a hospital at age 79.
The Sao Francisco Hospital in the southern city of Porto Alegre says Araujo died Saturday of complications related to cirrhosis. It did not give further details.
Araujo was a labor lawyer and a former state legislator for the Democratic Labor Party.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say one person has died and dozens have been injured when heavy rains and wind storms hit a southern state.
Images in local media show streets inundated with water early Sunday in Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul state. The state posted a photo on its website showing houses crushed in the overnight storm.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Dilma Rousseff moved out of Brazil's presidential palace Tuesday, six days after senators voted to impeach and remove her from office.
A crowd of supporters cheered the country's first female president outside the Alvorada Palace in the capital of Brasilia, some giving her flowers and other gifts.