Brazil

  • Time to enjoy Rio Olympic.
    5:32 PM

    Olympic Games are most awaited games for the whole world. Everyone wants to enjoy at Olympics Games as they are played internationally. Olympics is held after every four years so craze of Olympic is more than any other game events.  People plan their trip specially for enjoying Olympic Games. This

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  • Rousseff promises to lighten fiscal adjustment, fight graft
    3:33 PM

    Brasilia, Jan 2 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has begun her second term with a promise to safeguard the poor against the fiscal adjustment in the pipeline, and has promised a pact against corruption that caused the latest scandal involving the state-owned Petrobas oil company. These were the central points

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  • Corinthians to play friendly against English namesake
    1:13 PM

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 4 (IANS) Corinthians are close to confirming a friendly against English non-league outfit Corinthian-Casuals to be held Jan 25 next year. “We are trying to find a base for them (Corinthian-Casuals) and then we will make an announcement,” Corinthians’ marketing manager Alexandre Ferreira said Monday, reports

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  • Juventus reignite interest in Brazil midfielder
    11:39 AM

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 4 (IANS) Italian football club Juventus have reignited their interest in Brazil international midfielder Everton Ribeiro. Officials from Ribeiro’s club Cruzeiro will meet with Bianconeri counterparts this week to discuss a possible deal during the January transfer period, Brazilian football portal Sambafoot said Monday, reports Xinhua.

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  • Rio 2016 medals to contain recycled metal
    10:13 AM

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 4 (IANS) The medals that will be awarded at the Rio 2016 Olympics will be produced by Brazilian Mint from materials including recycled electronic equipment. The initiative, conceived by the local organising committee’s design team, forms part of Rio’s Olympic sustainability pledge, Xinhua quoted Rio2016.com as

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  • Kardec keeps Sao Paulo in Brazil league title hunt
    10:13 AM

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 3 (IANS) Sao Paulo kept their title hopes alive with a 2-1 victory against Criciuma in Brazil’s Serie A football championship. Criciuma’s Souza cancelled out Edson Silva’s opener at the Heriberto Hulse stadium Sunday before Alan Kardec headed in the winner seven minutes from time, reports

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  • Sao Paulo stay doesn’t depend on me: Kaka
    10:19 AM

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 2 (IANS) Brazil star Kaka has given his strongest indication that he could remain in Brazilian football club Sao Paulo next year. The 32-year-old former Real Madrid and AC Milan playmaker is due to join new Major League Soccer franchise Orlando City in January, reports Xinhua.

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  • Fred, Conca raise Fluminense top-four hopes
    10:03 AM

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 2 (IANS) Fred and Dario Conca got their names on the scoresheet as Fluminense defeated Goias 2-0 in a Brazil’s Serie A championship football match. The 31-year-old calmly side-footed Jean’s cross into the bottom corner at the Serra Dourada stadium Saturday night for his 14th goal

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  • Brazil’s teenage archer dreams of Olympic glory
    11:40 AM

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 1 (IANS) Olympic medal prospect Marcus D’ Almeida hopes this week’s Brazilian Archery Championships can kickstart his quest for gold at the Rio 2016 Games. The 16-year-old has been dubbed archery’s Neymar, who is currently Brazil’s top footballer, after winning the silver medal at this year’s

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  • Casting very important part of storytelling: R. Kannan
    11:05 AM

    Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) Filmmaker R. Kannan, who is awaiting the release of his forthcoming Tamil comedy drama “Oru Oorla Rendu Raja”, stresses on the importance of casting suitable actors for certain roles in a film. “The looks of certain actors automatically match some roles and hence, casting is very

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  • Santhanam ready with next film as hero
    11:05 AM

    Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) Comedian Santhanam, who experimented in a lead role with Tamil comedy “Vallavanuku Pullum Aayudham” and emerged successful with it, is now game for another outing as a hero with a yet-untitled Tamil romantic-comedy. “This film follows the success of ‘Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya’ and ‘Vallavanuku Pullum

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  • Women in majority in Brazil universities yet earn less
    11:05 AM

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 1 (IANS/EFE) Women are in majority at Brazilian universities but still earn less than men in the job market, according to a study. The study, prepared by the Brazilian Geography and Statistics Institute, based on data from the 2010 census, shows that women take university courses

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