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    Brazil’s new performing arts chief in anti-left ‘crusade’

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    Creating a ‘cultural war machine’ in Brazil’s performing arts is renowned theater director Roberto Alvim’s mission as he seeks to eradicate progressive ideas from the...

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    No Neymar, no problem for Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    As Brazil geared up for the Copa America last month, a Neymar-induced pall of doom and gloom threatened to scupper the host nation’s chances before...

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    Tite tells Messi to show respect

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    Brazil coach Tite told Lionel Messi to show some respect following claims from the Argentina captain that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the...

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    Brazil win Copa despite Jesus dismissal

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 06:12am on July 08, 2019

    Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus’s dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru on Sunday. Jesus...

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    Joao Gilberto dead at 88

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    Joao Gilberto, the legendary Brazilian musician and songwriter who pioneered the lilting, melodious music known as bossa nova, has died, his son Joao Marcelo announced...

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    Brazil banking on defense in Copa final

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    Brazil will be looking to maintain their defensive invincibility against Peru in Sunday’s Copa America final, midfielder Casemiro says. The hosts have yet to concede...

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    2020 Copa final confirmed in Colombia, opener in Argentina

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 03, 2019

    South American football’s governing body CONMEBOL confirmed on Monday that joint-hosts Colombia will be the venue of the 2020 Copa America final and revealed the...

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    No favourite in Argentina-Brazil semi: Messi

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Lionel Messi said Argentina would take on hosts Brazil on an equal footing in the Copa America semi-finals after beating Venezuela 2-0 on Friday. Lautaro...

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    Selfies: five times more deadly than shark attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    Selfies, which have become a global sensation in the last decade or so, have remarkably killed five times more people than shark attacks. And the...

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    Cavani pounces against Chile

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on June 26, 2019

    Uruguay demonstrated a winning attitude and mentality in their 1-0 Copa America success over Chile on Monday that gave them top spot in Group C,...

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