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Coronavirus toll in Brazil surpasses 1,00,000, cases cross 30 lakh; experts lament 'insufficient' testing
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Coronavirus toll in Brazil surpasses 1,00,000, cases cross 30 lakh; experts lament 'insufficient' testing

Many of Brazil's 27 states have begun to reopen shops and restaurants, though responses have differed, as has the strain on the health system

Will 'recover swiftly' due to hydroxychloroquine, says Jair Bolsonaro day after testing positive for COVID-19
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Will 'recover swiftly' due to hydroxychloroquine, says Jair Bolsonaro day after testing positive for COVID-19

Bolsonaro posted a video on Facebook of him taking a dose of hydroxychloroquine, a day after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Brazil restores detailed COVID-19 data on national website after Supreme Court ruling, uproar over government's attempt to downplay virus
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Brazil restores detailed COVID-19 data on national website after Supreme Court ruling, uproar over government's attempt to downplay virus

Brazil on Tuesday restored detailed COVID-19 data to its official national website following controversy over the removal of cumulative totals and a ruling by a Supreme Court justice that the full set of information be reinstated

Brazil stops publishing coronavirus data; Bolsonaro says website 'not representative' of reality as experts warn against undermining pandemic’s gravity
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Brazil stops publishing coronavirus data; Bolsonaro says website 'not representative' of reality as experts warn against undermining pandemic’s gravity

Brazil's government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America's largest nation

Coronavirus Outbreak: Brazilian football club Vasco da Gama says 16 players tested positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Brazilian football club Vasco da Gama says 16 players tested positive for COVID-19

Vasco da Gama said on Sunday that 16 players had tested positive for COVID-19, the news coming a day before the state’s clubs are due to restart training after a two-month coronavirus shutdown.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Barzilian champions Flamengo pulled up by health officials for restarting training
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Barzilian champions Flamengo pulled up by health officials for restarting training

Flamengo, who won the league and the Copa Libertadores in 2019, recalled their players on Monday after a two-month break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: Brazil slow to impose restrictions on large gatherings at sporting events
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Coronavirus pandemic: Brazil slow to impose restrictions on large gatherings at sporting events

The biggest country in South America has also been slowest in the region to impose restrictions on large gatherings at sporting events as the coronavirus continues to spread.

Brazil reports first case of coronavirus in Latin America; 61-year-old tested positive after travelling to Italy
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Brazil reports first case of coronavirus in Latin America; 61-year-old tested positive after travelling to Italy

Due to the spread of the new virus worldwide, Brazil on Monday broadened its criteria for analysis of suspected cases. The Health Ministry determined that people with fever and flu symptoms returning from Italy and six other countries should be considered suspected cases.

Flamengo extend victorious run, claim revived Brazilian Supercup with win over Athletico Paranaense
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Flamengo extend victorious run, claim revived Brazilian Supercup with win over Athletico Paranaense

The victory continued what has been Flamengo's sensational run which includes the Serie A and Copa Libertadores titles

After lifting Copa Libertadores, Flamengo complete double by winning Brazilian league title as Palmeiras drop points
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After lifting Copa Libertadores, Flamengo complete double by winning Brazilian league title as Palmeiras drop points

Flamengo have 81 points from 34 games; Palmeiras are joint second with Santos on 68 points, with just four game left in the season

Copa Libertadores: 16 Flamengo fans arrested ahead of club's clash against Gremio for planning to invade Maracana stadium
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Copa Libertadores: 16 Flamengo fans arrested ahead of club's clash against Gremio for planning to invade Maracana stadium

Wednesday night’s match at the Maracana was sold out as Flamengo aim to reach the final of South America’s equivalent of the Champions League for the first time since 1981

Luis Abram scores late winner as Peru take revenge of Copa America final defeat with victory over Brazil in friendly
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Luis Abram scores late winner as Peru take revenge of Copa America final defeat with victory over Brazil in friendly

Peru grabbed a slice of revenge for their loss to Brazil in the Copa America final on Tuesday, defeating the five-time World Cup winners 1-0 in a friendly in Los Angeles.

Elavenil Valarivan says intense competition has helped in Indian shooting's rise, credits Gagan Narang for her success
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Elavenil Valarivan says intense competition has helped in Indian shooting's rise, credits Gagan Narang for her success

Elavenil Valarivan claimed her maiden gold in the senior circuit in the recent ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, becoming one of the many youngsters in recent years to have grabbed attention with her skills and res

ISSF World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela-Deepak Kumar pair clinches mixed team air rifle gold at Rio de Janeiro
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ISSF World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela-Deepak Kumar pair clinches mixed team air rifle gold at Rio de Janeiro

Apurvi Chandela partnered Deepak Kumar to win India their fourth gold medal on the concluding day of the ISSF World Cup on Monday.

Neymar Jr is a corporate tool driven by market forces; forward must now focus on football or risk losing it all
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Neymar Jr is a corporate tool driven by market forces; forward must now focus on football or risk losing it all

In the hands of his father, Neymar seems to have become a marketing tool driven by market forces. Wherever he goes next, Neymar must lose that tag to restore his reputation and focus again on what he does best – playing football – or risk losing it all.

Brazil prison break misfires: Gang leader recaptured wile disguised as daughter in bid to escape jail, 'nervousness' gives him away
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Brazil prison break misfires: Gang leader recaptured wile disguised as daughter in bid to escape jail, 'nervousness' gives him away

Brazil prison authorities say da Silva was part of the leadership of the Red Command, one of the most powerful criminal groups in Brazil that controlled drug trafficking in a large part of Rio.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: City on course to deliver unique Games despite initial hiccups in preparation
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: City on course to deliver unique Games despite initial hiccups in preparation

The organisers of the Tokyo Olympics have recovered from the initial hurdles and are now on track to complete all preparations on schedule

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: Uruguay capitalised on Chile's weaknesses with right attitude and mentality, says striker Edinson Cavani
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Copa America 2019: Uruguay capitalised on Chile's weaknesses with right attitude and mentality, says striker Edinson Cavani

Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani who scored the only goal for his side in the 1-0 win over Chile creditedthe win to the team playing with the right attitude

Brazil national football team head coach Tite refuses to judge Neymar after rape accusation against his star player
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Brazil national football team head coach Tite refuses to judge Neymar after rape accusation against his star player

The coach of the Brazilian national football team, Tite, said Monday he would not judge the sexual assault allegations levelled against his star player Neymar.