Monday, February 6, 2023

Brazil

Brazil authorities seek to punish pro-Bolsonaro rioters

Brazilian authorities were vowing to protect democracy and preparing to mete out punishment Monday after thousands of ex-President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters stormed Congress, the Supreme Court and presidential palace then trashed the nation’s highest seats of power.The protesters were...

Brazil bids farewell to ‘king of soccer’ Pele

The Brazilian coastal city of Santos, which sporting giant Pele turned into a byword for soccer brilliance during a glittering club career, started bidding goodbye to its hero on Monday with a 24-hour wake.Mourners lined up to see Pele’s...

FIFA Ranking: Brazil ranked No.1 despite Argentina’s WC win in Qatar

Winning the World Cup was not enough to lift Argentina atop the FIFA world rankings with Brazil keeping the No. 1 position on Thursday.Brazil was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Croatia but built enough rankings points from results over...

Brazil’s best shooters should have taken penalties first: Klinsmann

Brazil’s quarter-final defeat on penalties came as a huge shock after the tournament favourites were knocked out by Croatia but the South American side lost because their best shooters did not step up first in the shootout, Juergen Klinsmann...

Croatia beat Brazil on penalties to reach semis

Croatia battled past tournament favorites Brazil 4-2 on penalties on Friday to reach the World Cup semi-finals following a 1-1 draw over 120 minutes.The 2018 runners-up came through their second consecutive shootout after beating Japan also on penalties in...

WC: Morocco knock Spain out on penalties; Brazil beat S. Korea

Morocco reached the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time, as they ousted former winners Spain on penalties in a gripping Round of 16 game.The last African side left in World Cup 2022 defended superbly throughout and had two...

WC: Brazil reach last 16; Ghana beat S Korea; Cameroon, Serbia share spoils

Brazil overcame the absence of Neymar to beat Switzerland 1-0 and advance to the round of the 16 of the World Cup on Monday.Casemiro scored in the 83rd minute with a shot from inside the area to put Brazil...

Pele predicts World Cup glory for Brazil

Football legend Pele has said that he believes Brazil will be crowned World Cup champions for a sixth time in Qatar next month. Brazil earned a berth in international football’s premier event by going undefeated in qualifying and finishing...

India lose 0-5 to Brazil; end U-17 WC campaign with all-loss

India ended their FIFA Women’s Under-17 World Cup campaign with an all-loss record and without scoring a goal as they suffered a 0-5 defeat to formidable Brazil in their last group match here on Monday.Debutants India, who had qualified...

Intl students visit Tezpur University under Rotary youth exchange prog

11 students from various countries visited Tezpur University on October 12 and 13 under the Rotary Youth Exchange Programme. The students aged between 15 to 19 years are from Japan, Spain, Brazil, France, Italy and Germany got a first-hand...