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Tag Archives: Brazil

UNGA pushes Security Council reform to next session

  United Nations: After yet another year of Security Council reform negotiations, the General Assembly has decided again to roll it over to the next session amid criticism of the obduracy of a minority that stalled progress in the several decades-long effort to bring the UN’s top decision-making body in line with the realities of the…

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Brics Foreign Ministers meet, India raises terrorism issue

  Beijing: India on Monday said Brics needs to cooperate on counter-terrorism as the Foreign Ministers meet of the five-member bloc began here. China has said the issue of terrorism would be discussed candidly at the meet of the five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, as New Delhi seemed poised…

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Romero helps Corinthians stay top of Brazil Serie A

Rio de Janeiro: Paraguay international striker Angel Romero struck his second goal in three matches as Corinthians stayed on top of Brazil’s Serie A football championship with a 3-2 home victory over Sao Paulo. The 24-year-old on Sunday netted in the seventh minute before Gabriel and Jadson also hit the target at Corinthians Arena. Gilberto and…

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Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus ‘ok’ after being hit on head

  Melbourne: Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus has escaped serious injury after being taken to hospital during the 0-1 loss to Argentina in their international football friendly at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Jesus was carried off the pitch on a stretcher after being accidentally struck on the head by the elbow of his Manchester City club-mate Nicolas…

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Temer not to be stripped off presidency: Court

Brasilia: Brazil’s top electoral court has voted against a decision that could have potentially stripped Brazilian President Michel Temer off his presidency. President of the Supreme Electoral Court Gilmar Mendes on Friday broke a three-three tie between the other six judges on the panel to absolve Temer of illegal campaign financing charges, Xinhua news agency reported.…

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Brazil’s Temer gets 84 questions from police

Brasilia: Brazilian President Michel Temer has received 84 questions from the federal police, as part of an investigation against him for alleged corruption. Temer, who received the questions on Monday, has 24 hours to respond to them in writing, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. According to the G1 news portal, Temer’s defence team was surprised…

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Chapecoense move to top of Brazil’s Serie A

  Rio de Janeiro: Tragedy-hit Associação Chapecoense de Futebol have risen to the top of the standings in Brazil’s Serie A football league with a 2-0 home victory over Avai FC. Wellington Paulista and Reinaldo struck first-half goals on Monday for the team from southern Brazil, who were forced to rebuild their squad from scratch after…

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Brazil’s Lucas Lima ruled out of June friendlies in Australia

  Rio de Janeiro: Santos playmaker Lucas Lima has been ruled out of Brazil’s international football friendlies against Argentina and Australia next month due to a hamstring injury. The 26-year-old tore a hamstring in Santos’ 1-0 victory over Coritiba in Brazil’s Serie A championship last Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency. Brazil coach Tite did not name…

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Carles Puyol kick starts FIFA U17 World Cup ticket sales

Spanish football legend Carles Puyol, on expected lines, attracted all the attention as the local organising committee of the FIFA U-17 World Cup kick-started the ticket sales. The former Barcelona central defender was engaged in a friendly match with sports minister Vijay Goel and his cabinet colleague Babul Supriyo, who is also the vice chairman…

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