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    Brazil announces equal pay on national football teams

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 04:27pm on September 03, 2020

    Brazil's football federation announced on Wednesday it will pay men and women the same amount for representing the national team, one of the few countries...

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    Neymar, Nike part ways after 15 years

    Agence France-Presse. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:38am on August 30, 2020

    Nike said Saturday it had parted ways with Neymar, ending one of its most high-profile sponsorship deals a decade and a half after signing the...

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    Chelsea sign PSG captain Thiago Silva

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 05:30pm on August 28, 2020

    Frank Lampard's Chelsea makeover gathered pace on Friday with the free transfer signing of former Paris Saint Germain captain Thiago Silva. Silva, 35, has agreed...

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    Ronaldinho released from Paraguay detention

    Agence France-Presse. Asuncion | Updated at 11:13am on August 25, 2020

    Former Brazil football star Ronaldinho was released on Monday by a Paraguayan judge after spending five months in detention over a forged passport. Judge Gustavo...

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    Bolsonaro threatens to punch reporter in mouth

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2020

    Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday threatened to punch a reporter repeatedly in the mouth after being asked about his wife’s links to an alleged...

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    Brazil approves final tests of J&J virus vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:24am on August 19, 2020

    Brazilian health regulators said Tuesday they had approved Johnson & Johnson's experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus for the final stage of clinical trials, the...

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    Rio reopens Christ the Redeemer, other sites

    Agence France-Presse. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:35am on August 16, 2020

    Major tourist sites in Rio de Janeiro, including the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking the Brazilian city, reopened to the public on Saturday after...

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    Frozen chicken wing tests positive for COVID-19

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:02pm on August 14, 2020

    Chinese authorities say a sample of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil has tested positive for coronavirus in Shenzhen. The sample was tested during screening...

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    Brazil state signs deal to make Russian vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Brasília | Updated at 10:36am on August 13, 2020

    The Brazilian state of Parana signed a deal Wednesday to test and produce Russia's new coronavirus vaccine, though officials stressed they would have to be...

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    Ronaldinho set for August 24 release

    Agence France-Presse . Asuncion | Updated at 10:40pm on August 11, 2020

    Brazil great Ronaldinho could be freed on August 24 following five months detention in Paraguay over a forged passport, judicial sources told AFP on Monday....