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  • World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises

    World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises
    Thirty-one days, 64 games, 12 cities, 171 goals and one bizarre assault, with Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting an Italian opponent. This World Cup had it all. Brazil, the host country, proved to be better at party planning than at soccer (who would have...
  • Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end

    As the last of the World Cup visitors headed for the airports Monday, Brazilians began to reclaim the pristine beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema while traffic in Sao Paulo returned to its regular weekday snarl and the seaside hotels in Salvador, Recife...
  • FIFA rankings put Germany on top of the world

    (Reuters) - Germany's World Cup triumph has seen them rise to the top of the world rankings for the first time in 20 years, FIFA announced on Thursday. The 1-0 victory in the final has taken them up one place to top spot, ahead of their opponents in...
  • Gilmar Rinaldi named Brazil's new technical director

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Former World Cup winning goalkeeper Gilmar Rinaldi has been appointed Brazil's new technical director, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Thursday. His appointment comes three days after coach Luiz Felipe...
  • China, Brazil close plane, finance, infrastructure deals

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - China and Brazil sealed their expanding commercial partnership on Thursday with a $5 billion credit line for Brazilian miner Vale and the purchase of 60 passenger jets from Brazilian planemaker Embraer. In a raft of energy, finance...
  • Gilmar Rinaldi named Brazil's technical director

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Former World Cup winning goalkeeper Gilmar Rinaldi has been appointed Brazil's new technical director, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Thursday. His appointment comes three days after coach Luiz Felipe...
  • BRICS leaders create emergency reserve fund, development bank

    FORTALEZA Brazil (Reuters) - The leaders of the group of five BRICS emerging market countries signed on Tuesday a deal to create a new development bank and an emergency reserve fund, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff announced at a summit of the group...
  • Gisele Bundchen, Carles Puyol deliver World Cup trophy

    Gisele Bundchen, Carles Puyol deliver World Cup trophy
    Brazilian super model Gisele Bundchen and former player Carles Puyol of Spain delivered the FIFA World Cup trophy to the pitch on Sunday before Germany's win over Argentina. The cup had traveled in style, in a custom Louis Vuitton trunk. Bundchen wore...
  • The biggest challenge for BRICS success? Big brother China

    FORTALEZA Brazil (Reuters) - In two years of tough negotiations to create the new BRICS development bank, the main stumbling block was not a lack of resources or commitment, but fellow partner China. The Chinese initially wanted a bigger share of the...
  • Brazil's '1984'-style World Cup security may be coming to your city too

    The World Cup in Brazil ended the way it started, with authorities flexing unprecedented muscle to squelch dissenters, silence journalists and shield the carefully manicured event from disruption.  President Dilma Rousseff promised to host “the...
  • 'BRICS' nations to form development bank to rival World Bank, IMF

    The so-called BRICS countries agreed to form an international development bank with aspirations to challenge the dominance of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa said Tuesday...