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Luis Abram's 85th-minute goal gave Peru a 1-0 win and handed Brazil its first defeat since the 2018 World Cup quarterfinals against Belgium.

Luis Abram strikes late as Peru down Brazil

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.
Neymar scored and set up another as the Brazil star made his long-awaited return in the South American champions' 2-2 friendly draw with Colombia.

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar scores in Brazil’s 2-2 friendly draw with Colombia

Neymar scored and set up another as the Brazil star made his long-awaited return in the South American champions' 2-2 friendly draw with Colombia.

Neymar may have to retire at Paris Saint-Germain – La Liga chief

Neymar will retire at Paris Saint-Germain unless his salary demands and asking price are lowered, according to La Liga president Javier Tebas.
Brazil goalkeeper Ederson has declared star team-mate Neymar is happy after linking up with the national team following his failure to return to La Liga champions Barcelona.

Ederson: Neymar is happy despite failed Barcelona move

Brazil goalkeeper Ederson has declared star team-mate Neymar is happy after linking up with the national team following his failure to return to La Liga champions Barcelona.
Vinicius Junior revealed Zinedine Zidane had told him he could enjoy a long career at Real Madrid.

Vinicius: Zinedine Zidane told me I can have a long career at Real Madrid

Vinicius Junior revealed Zinedine Zidane had told him he could enjoy a long career at Real Madrid.g
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 3, 2019 Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar reacts at the end of the French Trophy of Champions football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Rennes (SRFC) at the Shenzhen Universiade Stadium in Shenzhen. – Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said Neymar is “ready” for the upcoming Ligue 1 game but whether he plays depends on developments in the Brazilian’s bid to leave the club. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Neymar set to stay at Paris Saint-Germain as Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele refuses Ligue 1...

Neymar is set to remain a Paris Saint-Germain player for the 2019-20 season, as talks between the French champions and Barcelona failed to reach a conclusion that suited both parties, ending a transfer saga that has dragged on all summer long.
The children were possibly killed in an attempt to stop the El Nino weather phenomenon [Programa Arqueologico Huanchaco-AFP]

Archaeologists in Peru find remains of 227 sacrificed children

Archaeologists in Peru have discovered a grave containing the bodies of 227 children, who were almost certainly killed as part of a child sacrifice ritual.
A Hercules C-130 plane dropping water to fight fires in the state of Rondonia, Brazil. Brazil Air Force-HANDOUT-EPA

Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military joins fighting fires

Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rain forest.
Nicolas Maduro says alleged murder plot 'will not even touch a single hair of mine' [Miraflores Palace handout via Reuters]

Brazil shuts out Venezuelan president’s aides

Brazil will bar senior officials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government from entering the country, the Justice and Foreign Ministries announced on Tuesday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of ex-President Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation and prosecution for allegations of grand corruption in Nigeria.”
Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus runs after the ball during the friendly football match between the Czech Republic and Brazil at the Sinobo Arena in Prague, Czech Republic on March 26, 2019. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR - AFP)

Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus gets two-month international ban

Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus has been hit with a two-month international ban over his dismissal in last month’s Copa America final, South America’s football governing body announced.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp would find it tough to deal with another Champions League final defeat, according to Jose Mourinho.

Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guadiola, Mauricio Pochettino nominated for FIFA Coach of the Year award

Pep Guadiola and Mauricio Pochettino are also on the 10-man shortlist for the prize at the Best FIFA Football Awards.
U.S. Counterterrorism Coordinator and Ambassador Nathan Sales speaks at a Wilson Center forum in Washington, July 12, 2019.(M. Lipin, VOA Persian)

US backs Argentina’s bid to prosecute Iran’s agents in ’94 attack

The United States is backing a renewed Argentine effort to prosecute Iranian and Hezbollah agents accused of plotting a deadly 1994 attack on a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.
Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as they beat Peru 3-1 on Sunday to win the Copa America.

No Neymar, no problem as Brazil begin new Copa reign

As Brazil geared up for the Copa America last month, a Neymar-induced pall of doom and gloom threatened to scupper the host nation’s chances before a ball had even been kicked.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Paris Saint Germain fumes over Neymar’s absence at training

French champions Paris Saint Germain are fuming over the failure of their most expensive player Neymar to show up for pre-season training on Monday.
Chile’s Gary Medel and Argentina’s Lionel Messi are both shown the red card by the referee Mario Díaz de Vivar. Ueslei Marcelino-Reuters

Brazil coach Tite tells Lionel Messi to show some respect after ‘corruption comments’

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.
Gabriel Jesus has apologised for his explosive reaction to his Copa America final red card for Brazil.

Gabriel Jesus apologises for Copa America final tantrum

Gabriel Jesus has apologised for his explosive reaction to his Copa America final red card for Brazil.
Thiago Silva says it is natural for Lionel Messi to be frustrated with the referee after losing, suggesting Paris Saint-Germain had similar feelings in defeat to Barcelona in 2017.

Thiago Silva: Lionel Messi played the referee against Paris Saint-Germain

Thiago Silva says it is natural for Lionel Messi to be frustrated with the referee after losing, suggesting Paris Saint-Germain had similar feelings in defeat to Barcelona in 2017.

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