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  • Germany debacle the culmination of long Brazil decline

    (Reuters) - Germany's astonishing demolition of Brazil was the brutal culmination of a long, slow decline for the five-times world champions whose production line of world-class players seems to have ground to a halt. Brazil have not had a player in...
  • An Argentina loss could help Brazil feel a little better

    An Argentina loss could help Brazil feel a little better
    And on the day after, there is still soccer. Brazil, as tempting as it was, did not ask FIFA to cancel the rest of the competition on account of pain. The most surreal match imaginable -- Germany's touchdown-margin win -- has left the host country of...
  • Newspapers chronicle Brazil's World Cup letdown

    Newspapers chronicle Brazil's World Cup letdown
    There was plenty of painted faces and even more looks of disappointment.  The Brazil national football team was eliminated in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup Tuesday in record-breaking fashion, losing 1-7 in front of its home crowd fans in Belo...
  • In disbelief, Germans, Brazilians see history made

    SAO PAULO/BERLIN (Reuters) - Divided by a scoreline as wide as the Atlantic, Germans and Brazilians united after the World Cup hosts' 7-1 humiliation in writing the game into the history of both nations, well beyond the realm of football. For Brazil,...
  • Colombia offers Zuniga security after insults over Neymar

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's football federation will provide security measures for defender Camilo Zuniga over threats he has received for a foul that ended Brazilian forward Neymar's World Cup, the ruling body said on Wednesday. Zuniga's raised-knee...
  • Romero the hero as Argentina edge Dutch in shootout

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentina's launched himself left and right to save two penalties in a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands on Wednesday that sealed the South Americans' first World Cup final appearance in 24 years. After the teams battled to a 0-...
  • How cop cams can help ordinary citizens

    How cop cams can help ordinary citizens
    When Amarildo de Souza, an unemployed bricklayer who lived in Rio de Janeiro's largest favela, left home one evening last July, his intention was simply to pick up a few things at the market. Instead, he was caught up in a drug sweep and taken to the...
  • Messi has the stage to secure his place among the greats

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lionel Messi can secure his place among the game's greats with a World Cup triumph after Argentina defeated the Netherlands on penalties on Wednesday to reach the final. On Sunday at the Maracana stadium in Rio, Messi will come up...
  • Petrobras shares fall, analysts point to poor management by Brazil

    When Brazil's state-run oil company raked in $70 billion in a 2010 public offering, leaders here called it evidence of the nation's rising economic power. "It wasn't in Frankfurt. It wasn't in London. It wasn't in New York. It was here in São Paulo,"...
  • Brazil humbling prompts calls for reform of domestic game

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's embarrassing 7-1 defeat by Germany in the World Cup semi-final has prompted much soul searching in the host nation and calls are mounting for wholesale changes in Brazil's notoriously chaotic domestic game. The South...
  • IOC says Rio report encouraging but vigilance needed

    LAUSANNE Switzerland (Reuters) - Brazil has presented an "encouraging report" about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games but vigilance is needed to ensure venues are ready, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday. IOC President Thomas Bach,...