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  1. FIFA says Manaus not 'suitable' option for 2016 Olympics

    SAO PAULO -- FIFA says it opposes the choice of Manaus as a football host city in the 2016 Olympics. Football's governing body says it prefers the games be played at cities closer to Olympic center Rio de Janeiro. "We do not consider Manaus as a suit...

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2015
  2. The king is dead but his throne remains

    Fernando Duarte


    Blog | July 14, 2014
  3. Brazil v Uruguay: Preview

    John Brewin

    #INSERT type:video END# Here is one of the fiercest rivalries in international football. When Brazil play Uruguay, it is difficult to sidestep what happened on July 16, 1950. It was not actually the World Cup final, of course, since that version of ...

    Preview | Conversation | June 23, 2013
  4. Brazil sack coach Mano Menezes

    ESPN staff

    Mano Menezes has been axed as coach of the Brazil national team after a Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) meeting in Sao Paulo on Friday, according to press reports.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2012
  5. Manchester United close in on Lucas Moura

    Harry Harris, Football Correspondent

    ESPN understands Manchester United are to set clinch the GBP;30 million signing of Brazil's Lucas Moura.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  6. Chelsea agree fee for Internacional's Oscar

    Harry Harris, Football Correspondent

    ESPN understands that Chelsea have agreed a fee with Internacional for Brazil midfielder Oscar.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  7. Pele: Brazil 'not ready' for World Cup

    Harry Harris, Football Correspondent

    Brazil legend Pele has expressed his concern to ESPNsoccernet that his home country is "not ready" to host the World Cup in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  8. Marta: The time has come

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Brazil superstar Marta says that the time has come for her side to fulfil their potential and walk away with the Women's World Cup crown.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  9. Big Ben and Copacabana in the Arabian desert

    Matthias Krug

    Matthias Krug on how Qatar will be using the Brazil v England clash to aid their World Cup bid.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2009
  10. Domestic bliss: Brazil's bright future

    Ernesto Garrido

    Ernesto Garrido examines the resurgence of Brazil's domestic league.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  11. Anderson ruled out for Brazil qualifiers

    Manchester United midfielder Anderson has been ruled out of Brazil's World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Bolivia with an undisclosed injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2008
  12. Werder make progress over Diego impasse

    Werder Bremen have received 'positive signals' from FIFA in their search for an agreement with the Brazilian Football Association over the release of midfielder Diego for the Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  13. Former Brazil striker Romario gets doping ban

    Romario has been banned for 120 days for a failed dope test which he blamed on a hair-loss treatment. The ex-Brazil striker is now player/coach of Brazilian side Vasco da Gama.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2007