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Amazon fires may enhance glacier melting: Study
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers have found that burning of the rainforest in southwestern Amazonia (the Brazilian, Peruvian and Bolivian Amazon) may increase the melting of tropical glaciers in the Andes, South America.
2019-11-29
Category: International, Brazil,Environment/Wildlife
Brazil's ex-prez found guilty in second corruption case
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS) A Brazilian court of appeals has affirmed a guilty sentence for ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in a second corruption case.
2019-11-28
Category: International, Brazil,Immigration/Law/Rights
Verstappen secures pole position for Brazilian GP
Sao Paulo, Nov 17 (IANS) Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has secured pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix (GP), the second-to-last race on the 2019 Formula One calendar.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Motorsports
Palmeiras held by Corinthians as title hopes fade
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 10 (IANS) Defending Brazilian Serie A champions Palmeiras suffered a setback in their quest for back-to-back titles when they were held to 1-1 home draw by Corinthians.
2019-11-10
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Lower physical activity leads to higher death rates: Study
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 4 (IANS) Researchers have found the people who had the lowest levels of physical activity had higher rates of death compared to people with higher levels of activity, adding that nine per cent of all premature deaths are caused by not getting enough physical activity.
2019-11-04
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lipid in humans can help control blood sugar
Sao Paulo, Sep 29 (IANS) A team of global researchers has discovered that a lipid -- produced in response to cold by brown adipose tissue in the human body -- helps reduce blood sugar.
2019-09-29
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Pele's son allowed to serve jail-term at home
Rio de Janerio, Sep 26 (IANS) The son of Brazilian football legend Pele has been granted a request to serve the rest of a 12-year jail term at home as a reward for good behaviour.
2019-09-26
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Brazil's Bolsonaro to miss Amazon fires summit
Brasilia, Sep 3 (IANS) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will miss a planned summit on the destructive wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest to prepare for surgery, an aide has said.
2019-09-03
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
Apurvi, Deepak get gold in 10m air rifle mixed team event
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 2 (IANS) A dominant display from ace India shooters Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar saw them clinching gold in the 10m air rifle mixed team event of the ongoing ISSF shooting World Cup here on Monday.
2019-09-02
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Other Sports
Yashaswini seals India's 9th Olympic quota
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 1 (IANS) Yashaswini Singh Deswal secured India's ninth Olympic quota after beating Ukranian former Olympic and World Champion Olena Kostevych to gold at the ongoing shooting World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.
2019-09-01
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Other Sports
Sanjeev Rajput secures 8th Olympic quota in shooting
Rio de Janerio, Aug 30 (IANS) Two-time Olympian Sanjeev Rajput won a silver medal in the 50-metre 3-positions rifle event at the ongoing Shooting World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage in Brazil, thus securing India's eight Olympic quota in shooting for 2020 Tokyo Games.
2019-08-30
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Other Sports
Bolsonaro tries to ease worries about Amazon fires
Brasilia, Aug 25 (IANS) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that the Amazon rainforest now "is not burning as people say", in a bid to ease global concerns over the massive wildfires that were devastating the world's largest tropical rainforest..
2019-08-25
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
Messi given three-match international ban
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 3 (IANS) Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been given a three-month ban from international football for his claim that the Copa America in Brazil was influenced by corruption.
2019-08-03
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
BRICS urged to back Modi's call for global meet on terrorism
Rio de Janeiro, July 27 (IANS) India has urged BRICS to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a global conference on terrorism (GCT), made during the informal meeting of the bloc's leaders in Osaka, Japan, last month, saying it would bolster efforts for early conclusion of a comprehensive convention on international terrorism (CCIT).
2019-07-27
Category: International, Brazil,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Tite slams Messi for insinuating Copa America rigged
Rio de Janeiro, July 8 (IANS) Brazil's national men's soccer team coach Tite has hit back at Argentina forward Lionel Messi and said he needed to be more respectful, in reference to the superstar's insinuations that the Copa America had been rigged in favour of the host country.
2019-07-08
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Peru stun Chile 3-0 to reach Copa America final
Sao Paulo, July 4 (IANS) Peru stunned defending champions Chile 3-0 in the semifinals of the Copa America to set up a summit clash date with Brazil.
2019-07-04
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Sanchez sends Chile into Copa America last four
Sao Paulo (Brazil), June 29 (IANS) Alexis Sanchez netted the decisive spot-kick as defending champions Chile reached the Copa America semi-finals by defeating Colombia 5-4 on penalties.
2019-06-29
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Colombia faces big Copa America obstacle in Chile
Sao Paulo, June 27 (IANS) Colombia and Chile will face-off later this week here with a spot in the Copa America semi-finals on the line.
2019-06-27
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Colombia, Qatar eye moving closer to Copa America QF
Sao Paulo, June 18 (IANS) Colombia and Qatar national teams are set to square off here on Wednesday with an aim to move a step closer to qualifying for the 2019 Copa America quarters.
2019-06-18
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Messi regrets Argentina's 0-2 loss to Colombia
Salvador (Brazil), June 16 (IANS) Lionel Messi has regretted Argentina's loss in their Copa America opener against Colombia and said that the team must take in the positive aspects of the match and guaranteed that there would be many chances to qualify for the quarter-finals.
2019-06-16
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Copa America: Colombia beats Messi's Argentina 2-0
Salvador (Brazil), June 16 (IANS) Even the presence of star footballer Lionel Messi couldn't stop Argentina from going down 2-0 to Colombia on the first day of Group B matches in the Copa America here.
2019-06-16
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Brazil thrashes Bolivia 3-0 in Copa America
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), June 15 (IANS) Two goals from Phillipe Coutinho and another from Everton Soares proved enough for Brazil to thrash Bolivia 3-0 in the Copa America opener.
2019-06-15
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Neymar accused of raping woman in Paris hotel
Rio de Janeiro, June 2 (IANS) Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar bas been accused of raping a woman at a hotel in Paris last month, according to Brazilian police.
2019-06-02
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Football
Brazil suffer Neymar injury scare ahead of Copa America
Rio de Janeiro, May 29 (IANS) Neymar sent a scare through Brazil's national team camp when he left a training session early with a knee problem.
2019-05-29
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Heart disease risks in overweight, obese kids similar
Rio de Janeiro, May 21 (IANS) Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of developing heart disorders, say researchers.
2019-05-21
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Brazilian coach Micale reveals India talks
Rio de Janeiro, April 28 (IANS) Brazilian coach Rogerio Micale has said that he is in talks with Indian officials about the Asian country's vacant national team manager's role.
2019-04-28
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Brazilian teenager Reinier on Real Madrid radar
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Spanish giants Real Madrid are preparing an offer to sign highly rated Flamengo teenager Reinier, according to Brazilian media reports.
2019-03-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Coach Sampaoli returns salary to support players
Santos, March 22 (IANS) Santos head coach Jorge Sampaoli said that he gave back his latest pay cheque in a show of solidarity with his players, who have not been paid for almost two months.
2019-03-22
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Statins effective against cancer-linked weight loss
Brasilia, March 21 (IANS) Besides known to treat high cholesterol, statins can also be used to take care of rapid weight loss, weakness and wasting of the body due to cancer, Brazilian researchers have found.
2019-03-21
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Brazilian officials close football facility in which 10 died in blaze
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 28 (IANS) The Rio de Janeiro city government ordered the closing of the dormitory at the practice facility belonging to Flamengo, the most popular football club in Brazil, in which 10 teenagers died in a fire earlier this month.
2019-02-28
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
'Amavas': Scrappy and tedious fare (IANS Review, Rating: *)
Film: "Amavas"; Director: Bushan Patel; Cast: Sachiin Joshi, Nargis Fakhri, Vivan Bhatena, Mona Singh, Ali Asgar, Navneet Kaur Dhillon; Rating: *
2019-02-08
Category: International, Brazil,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
10 killed in fire at Brazil's football facility
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed after a fire ripped through a sporting facility belonging to Brazilian football club Flamengo here on Friday, officials said.
2019-02-08
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Brazil doctor to assess Neymar injury
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 28 (IANS) Brazil national team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar travelled to Paris to assess Neymar's latest foot injury amid fears the Paris Saint-Germain forward faces an extended layoff.
2019-01-28
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Brazil dam collapse leaves 9 dead, hundreds missing
Brasilia, Jan 26 (IANS) A dam collapse at an iron-ore mine in southeast Brazil has left at least nine people dead and up to 300 missing, officials said.
2019-01-26
Category: International, Brazil,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Copa America: Uruguay, Chile, Japan, Ecuador in Group C
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 25 (IANS) Uruguay, Chile, Japan and Ecuador were paired in Group C of the three groups in which the competitors of the Copa America Brazil 2019 were divided, according to the draw held here.
2019-01-25
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Tite to remain Brazil boss until at least 2022
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 11 (IANS) Brazil coach Tite will keep his job until at least the 2022 World Cup, regardless of the team's performance as hosts of this year's Copa America, the head of the country's football federation said.
2019-01-11
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Ex-Uruguay striker Abreu ready to play for 28th club
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 10 (IANS) Former Uruguay international striker Sebastian "El Loco" Abreu insisted he still has something to offer as a footballer as he prepares to extend his professional career to a 26th season.
2019-01-10
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Bayern Munich's Rafinha close to Flamengo move
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 10 (IANS) Bayern Munich's Brazilian right-back Rafinha has revealed he is in advanced talks over a move to Rio de Janeiro giants Flamengo.
2019-01-10
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Exercise hormone can delay Alzheimer's: Study
Brasilia, Jan 8 (IANS) Physical exercise can help counter the loss of memory caused by Alzheimer's as well as delay the onset of the most common type of dementia, according to a study.
2019-01-08
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Ex-Brazil forward Sobis returns to Internacional
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 6 (IANS) Former Brazil international forward Rafael Sobis has returned to his original Internacional club for the 2019 season, the Porto Alegre club said.
2019-01-06
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Alaves rallies to sink Valencia
Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), Jan 6 (IANS) Deportivo Alav├ęs came from behind to beat visiting Valencia 2-1 in a La Liga tie held at the Mendizorroza Stadium here.
2019-01-06
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Lawyer explains Ronaldinho's Globe Soccer awards absence
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 4 (IANS) The absence of Brazil great Ronaldinho from the annual Globe Soccer awards in Dubai this week had nothing to do with a court-ordered travel ban, his lawyer said.
2019-01-04
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Corinthians coach Carille hails Ronaldo effect
Sao Paulo, Jan 4 (IANS) Fabio Carille revealed that a conversation with Brazil legend Ronaldo helped convince him to return to Corinthians as head coach.
2019-01-04
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Gremio close to loan deal for Udinese striker Vizeu
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 3 (IANS) Gremio are close to securing Udinese striker Felipe Vizeu on a 12-month loan agreement, according to reports.
2019-01-03
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Sao Paulo target Chinese club Shanghai Shenxin winger Biro
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 2 (IANS) Sao Paulo are in talks to sign Shanghai Shenxin winger Biro Biro, according reports.
2019-01-02
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Jair Bolsonaro sworn in as Brazil's new President
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 2 (IANS) Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro has been sworn in as Brazil's new President and he promised to build a "society without discrimination or division".
2019-01-02
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
African runners dominate Latin America's biggest race
Sao Paulo, Jan 1 (IANS) Ethiopia's Belay Bezahb and Kenyan runner Sandrafelis Tuei won the men's and women's divisions in the annual Sao Silvestre Road Race, the marquee competition of Latin American athletics.
2019-01-01
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Athletics
Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro to take office
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 1 (IANS) Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro will be sworn in as Brazil's new President on Tuesday, the media reported.
2019-01-01
Category: International, Brazil,Politics