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    Brazil presidential frontrunner injured in knife attack

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:10am on September 08, 2018

    Brazil’s right-wing presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed and seriously injured while campaigning Thursday, with police saying the suspect claimed to be acting on orders...

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    Elza Soares celebrates status as an ‘incredible woman’

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Updated at 10:36pm on August 27, 2018

    Time seems to run at a different pace for Elza Soares. The Brazilian samba legend is 81 but on the eve of a Rio de...

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    Neymar’s father calls for social media truce

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on June 26, 2018

    Neymar’s father called Sunday on supporters of the Brazilian star not to get into online disputes with the many critics of his performance so far...

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    Brazil breathe sigh of relief over Neymar’s hairdo change

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    Neymar is famous for his stepovers, but it was his World Cup hair do-over that really got Brazilians talking Tuesday. The world’s most expensive footballer...

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    More than half of Brazilians don’t care about WC

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on June 13, 2018

    More than half of Brazilians have no interest in the World Cup in Russia, according to an opinion poll Tuesday, despite the country’s stellar history...

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    Neymar ready to play for Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on May 29, 2018

    Neymar acknowledged on Sunday that he was ‘not yet at 100 per cent’ after surgery on his fractured right foot, but the Brazil forward said...

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    Brazil fans downbeat before WC

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on May 26, 2018

    Three weeks to World Cup kick-off and the Brazilians are downbeat, underperforming, and generally hangdog -- Brazilian fans, that is. Their team may be hot,...

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    Neymar headlines as Brazil name team

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 01:49am on May 15, 2018

    Striker Neymar, who hasn’t played a game since breaking his foot in February, was named Monday as the star of the Brazilian national team which...

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    Alves ruled out of WC with knee injury

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2018

    Brazil right-back Dani Alves was ruled out of the World Cup on Friday after suffering a knee injury playing for French champions Paris Saint-Germain, the...

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    Neymar will be back for World Cup: doctor

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on April 29, 2018

    Neymar is working hard to recover from the foot injury that sidelined him in February and will be back in action by this summer’s World...

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