Mauricio Savarese

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Bolsonaro says party wants audit of Brazil's voting system before election

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday that his political party will seek to audit the electronic voting system before the upcoming election amid concerns he is actively sowing distrust in its eventual results.

Soccer icon Pele in hospital due to colon tumour, to be released in days

Brazilian soccer great Pele was hospitalized in Sao Paulo to continue his colon tumour treatment. Pele's assistant Pepito Fornos told The Associated Press that Pele is having chemotherapy sessions to treat the tumour that was found during routine exams at the end of August.

Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to over 30 years in prison for corruption

Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for allegedly buying votes for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics.

Lewis Hamilton ends 'hardest weekend' with stunning F1 victory in Brazil

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ended "the hardest weekend I've had" with a stunning victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday and gained momentum in his Formula One title fight with Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.

Brazilian soccer great Pele back in hospital after step back in recovery from surgery

Brazilian soccer great Pele "took a little step back" in his recovery from surgery to remove a tumor from his colon but he is "recovering well" at a Sao Paulo hospital, his daughter Kely Nascimento said Friday.

Soccer great Pelé leaves intensive care after surgery to remove tumour in colon

Retired Brazilian soccer star Pelé was moved out of intensive care on Tuesday as he continues to recover from surgery to remove a tumour from his right colon.

Argentina, Messi slay demons with victory over Brazil in Copa America final

Lionel Messi's Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in Saturday's Copa America final to secure the national team's first title in 28 years and the superstar's first major international trophy.

Neymar assists Paqueta as Brazil beats Peru to advance to Copa America final

Lucas Paqueta scored in the first half as Brazil advanced to the Copa America final with a 1-0 win over Peru on Monday. Argentina and Colombia will play the other semifinal on Tuesday.

Brazil soccer great Zico blasts Rio Olympic organizers after finally getting chance to carry torch in Japan

Brazil soccer great, Zico, said he was ignored in 2016 when the torch relay took place at his home city and praised Japan for giving him the honour this time.

Copa America: Venezuela has 8 players, Bolivia has 3 test positive for COVID-19

Venezuela summoned 15 new players for its Copa America squad on Saturday after eight tested positive for COVID-19 a day before it faces host Brazil. Another three members of the coaching staff were also infected. In addition, Bolivia has three players who have tested positive, along with one member of the coaching staff.

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