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Copa America 2019: Brazil coach Tite tells Lionel Messi to show some respect following his rant against CONMEBOL
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Copa America 2019: Brazil coach Tite tells Lionel Messi to show some respect following his rant against CONMEBOL

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 hosts would win.

Copa America 2019: Ten-man Brazil beat Peru 3-1 in final to lift trophy for first time in 12 years
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Copa America 2019: Ten-man Brazil beat Peru 3-1 in final to lift trophy for first time in 12 years

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.

Copa America 2019: 'It's an ideal time to play Brazil,' says Peru coach Ricardo Gareca ahead of continental final
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Copa America 2019: 'It's an ideal time to play Brazil,' says Peru coach Ricardo Gareca ahead of continental final

While he said he'd analyzed all of Brazil's matches, Gareca insisted he'd taken no hints from Venezuela and Paraguay, two sides who kept a clean sheet against the hosts

Former Brazil, Inter Milan goalkeeper Julio Cesar retires from football at boyhood club Flamengo
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Former Brazil, Inter Milan goalkeeper Julio Cesar retires from football at boyhood club Flamengo

Cesar kept a clean sheet on Saturday night at the historic Maracana stadium as his team beat America 2-0 in the second round of the Brazilian championship.

Sakshi Malik to be India's flag bearer at Rio Olympics 2016 closing ceremony
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Sakshi Malik to be India's flag bearer at Rio Olympics 2016 closing ceremony

Wrestler Sakshi Malik, who won India's first medal in the Rio Olympics, was on Sunday announced as the country's flagbearer at the Summer Games Closing Ceremony.

Rio Olympics 2016: Maracana set for a grand closing ceremony with over 41,000 tickets sold
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Rio Olympics 2016: Maracana set for a grand closing ceremony with over 41,000 tickets sold

More than 41,000 tickets have been sold for the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games, spokesman for the RIO-2016 organising committee Mario Andrada has said.

Rio Olympics 2016: From Thomas Bach to Andy Murray, who said what at the opening ceremony
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Rio Olympics 2016: From Thomas Bach to Andy Murray, who said what at the opening ceremony

The world was enthralled by the vibrant Rio Olympics 2016 ceremony in Rio and here how top personalities reacted at the ceremony

Rio Olympics 2016, Opening Ceremony as it happened: Games declared open
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Rio Olympics 2016, Opening Ceremony as it happened: Games declared open

There's nothing like the unique Brazilian vibe — and the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will see no shortage of samba, culture, diversity and history as the South American nation proudly showcases its traditions and environmental wonders.

Rio Olympics 2016: Indian archery team to give opening ceremony a miss
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Rio Olympics 2016: Indian archery team to give opening ceremony a miss

Focused on winning their first ever Olympic medal, the Indian archers will give tomorrow's much-awaited opening ceremony of the Rio Games a miss.

Watch: From Maracana to Copacabana beach, a guide to the 32 venues for Rio Olympics 2016
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Watch: From Maracana to Copacabana beach, a guide to the 32 venues for Rio Olympics 2016

The race for the medal will take place across 32 venues in Rio de Janeiro, apart from five football co-host cities

FIFA 'embarrassed' by security lapse at the Maracana
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FIFA 'embarrassed' by security lapse at the Maracana

FIFA has acknowledged being embarrassed by a security lapse that let ticketless Chile fans rampage into the Maracana Stadium.

World Cup Photos: All you need to know about every stadium in Brazil
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World Cup Photos: All you need to know about every stadium in Brazil

Here is each and every detail you need to know about every stadium which will be used for Brazil 2014.

Just months before WC 2014, Rio's Maracana faces closure threat
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Just months before WC 2014, Rio's Maracana faces closure threat

A report stated the organisation had 30 days to provide a satisfactory response. Failure to do so could result in the stadium's closure.

Protests, billions and samba: The price Brazil paid for the FIFA World Cup
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Protests, billions and samba: The price Brazil paid for the FIFA World Cup

Amidst protests against the 2014 World Cup and the spending of incredible amounts of money on the building of stadium the real question to football fans from Rio de Janeiro is – was it all worth it?

Maracana could ban flags, instruments and shirtless fans
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Maracana could ban flags, instruments and shirtless fans

Soccer's world governing body FIFA already prohibits flags and instruments at its matches such as World Cup games.