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Brazil tells FIFA that Amazon venue will be ready


Brazilian officials have given guarantees to FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke that the World Cup stadium in the Amazon city of Manaus will be completed by the December deadline established by football's governing body.

Brazil police guilty in 1992 prison massacre jailed for life

Twenty-five police officers were sentenced to life in prison Saturday for their role in the 1992 Carandiru prison massacre that left 111 prisoners dead.

Brazil nightclub fire kills more than 200

At least 200 people were killed in a nightclub fire in southern Brazil on Sunday after a band’s pyrotechnics show set the establishment ablaze, local officials said.

Scolari is back as Brazil coach


Brazil on Thursday officially announced Luiz Felipe Scolari as their coach to lead them through to the 2014 World Cup finals on home soil, replacing Mano Menezes, sacked last week.

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Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta up for Ballon d'Or

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Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta were on Thursday shortlisted for this year's Ballon d'Or, football's world governing body FIFA and sponsors France Football magazine said.


Vettel wins third F1 title


Sebastian Vettel became the youngest triple champion in Formula One history on Sunday when he finished sixth behind the victorious Jenson Button in a tumultuous Brazilian Grand Prix.

The 25-year-old

Show over as Schumacher bids farewell


Michael Schumacher bade an emotional farewell to Formula One on Sunday after finishing seventh in his final race, the tumultuous season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix.

After 21 years, seven drivers' ch

Ferrari bitter over Vettel's sweet success


Ferrari gate-crashed Sebastian Vettel's triple world title party by insisting that Spaniard Fernando Alonso should have been crowned champion in an acrimonious, season-finale parting shot.

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Red Bull hail Vettel's nerves of steel

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Red Bull team bosses on Monday hailed world champion Sebastian Vettel after the German survived retirement-threatening damage to his car on his way to finishing sixth at the season-ending Brazilian Gr

Hulkenburg signals intent for 2013

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Nico Hulkenberg on Monday gave clear notice that there will be more than one German pushing for Formula One glory in the wake of Michael Schumacher's retirement following Sunday's stunning Brazilian G

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