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    World Cup rivalry turns violent in Bangladesh

    Agence France-Presse. Dhaka | Updated at 04:21pm on June 13, 2018

    The World Cup is arousing high passions in Bangladesh, where machete-wielding fans of Brazil and Argentina have clashed in the streets and flags of the...

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    Ronaldo the Phenomenon backs Brazil to end 16-year wait

    Reuters | Updated at 12:06pm on June 13, 2018

    Former Brazil striker Ronaldo believes it is time for his country to live up to the expectations and end their 16-year wait for a World...

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    Fans swarm to Brazil training

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

    Brazil attracted an army of excited youngsters -- including one who managed to get onto the pitch for a selfie -- as they held their...

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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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    Germany head to isolated WC base

    Agence France-Presse . Vatutinki | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    After the tropical tranquility of their base at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, reigning champions Germany fly into Russia today hoping the rain stays...

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    Brazil set to put dour shows behind

    Reuters . Vienna | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    If anything summed up Brazil’s new approach under coach Tite, it was his celebration of the fact that they committed only eight fouls in Sunday’s...

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    Brazil touch down in Russia ahead of World Cup

    Agence France-Presse. Sochi | Updated at 11:25am on June 11, 2018

    A confident Brazil squad arrived in Russia in the early hours of Monday morning as they set their sights on winning the World Cup for...

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    Neymar on target as Brazil beat Austria

    Agence France-Presse. Vienna | Updated at 12:30am on June 11, 2018

    Neymar marked his return to the starting line-up with another brilliant goal as Brazil eased to a 3-0 win over Austria in Vienna on Sunday...

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    Brazilian tennis great Bueno dies aged 78

    | Updated at 12:18am on June 10, 2018

    Maria Bueno, the Brazilian tennis great who won seven grand slam titles in the 1950s and 1960s, has died after being treated for cancer at...

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    Neymar’s Brazil look strong

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2018

    Neymar’s acclaimed return ahead of the World Cup supplied Brazil with an immeasurable boost, but holders Germany and Argentina arrive at the tournament confronting inconsistent...