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Police charge Neymar rape accuser with extortion, slander

Police in Sao Paulo said on Tuesday they will bring extortion and slander charges against a Brazilian model who accused football star Neymar of rape.
(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 fulfils Netflix ‘dream’ as Barca say transfer deal ‘closer’

Neymar said he had “realised” his dream with a cameo appearance in his favourite Netflix show as later Tuesday there was a fresh plot twist in his long-running Paris Saint-Germain transfer drama.
Brazil is home to about 60 percent of the Amazon rainforest, a vital bulwark against global climate change [Victor Moriyama-Getty Images]

Weak rainfall unlikely to extinguish Amazon fires – experts

Weak rainfall is unlikely to extinguish a record number of fires raging in Brazil’s Amazon anytime soon, with pockets of precipitation through Sept. 10 expected to bring only isolated relief, weather experts said.
Brazil veteran Dani Alves scored the winning goal on his debut for Sao Paulo on Sunday, weeks after signing a three-year deal with the club.

Dani Alves scores winner on Sao Paulo debut

Brazil veteran Dani Alves scored the winning goal on his debut for Sao Paulo on Sunday, weeks after signing a three-year deal with the club.
Brazilian football player Neymar (C) arrives on crutches at the Women’s Defence Precinct in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 13, 2019 to testify after Brazilian Najila Trindade filed a complaint against him on May 31, saying he assaulted her after inviting her to visit him in Paris. – Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape, after she insinuated the force was corrupt. (Photo by ARI FERREIRA / AFP)

Neymar rape case dismissed – court

A Brazilian judge on Friday dismissed the rape case against footballer Neymar citing insufficient evidence, a court spokesman told AFP.
Jair Bolsonaro. Andre Coelho-Bloomberg

Gun control won’t prevent deadly shootings – Brazil leader

President Jair Bolsonaro argued Sunday for his signature policy of relaxing gun control measures, saying they will not stop mass shootings such as those that left 29 dead in the US over the weekend.
Sao Paulo have confirmed the signing of former Paris Saint-Germain full-back and Brazil star Dani Alves.

Dani Alves completes Sao Paulo move after Paris Saint-Germain exit

Sao Paulo have confirmed the signing of former Paris Saint-Germain full-back and Brazil star Dani Alves.
Lucas Moura (centre) celebrates after scoring Tottenham’s equaliser which put them through to the last 16 of the Champions League. Alejandro García-EPA

Lucas Moura backs Leonardo to do right by Paris Saint-Germain amid Neymar uncertainty

Brazil star Neymar is keen to leave Parc des Princes, with a return to Spain via Barcelona or Real Madrid considered his most likely escape route.
Eder Militao

Real Madrid unveil Éder Militao tomorrow

Real Madrid will tomorrow afternoon at the Santiago Bernabeu unveil one of its latest signings, Éder Militão.
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.
Edinson Cavani, left, of Uruguay celebrates a goal with teammate Luis Suarez against Chile at the Maracana. The 1-0 win saw Uruguay progress to the quarter-finals as Group C winners, with Chile also advancing in second place. EPA

Copa America: Edinson Cavani heads Uruguay over Chile

Edinson Cavani’s header eight minutes from time from Jonathan Rodriguez’s cross propelled Uruguay on Monday above Chile and into, what looks on paper at least, an easier last eight challenge against Peru.
Richarlison

Richarlison woos Brazil teammate David Neres to join Everton

Everton forward Richarlison de Andrade wants Brazil team-mate and Ajax winger David Neres to join him at Everton.
Brazil head coach Tite said he understands why fans booed following the Selecao's lacklustre start to their Copa America campaign.

Tite understands fans after Brazil’s slow start

Brazil head coach Tite said he understands why fans booed following the Selecao's lacklustre start to their Copa America campaign.
Philippe Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho hands Brazil winning start at Copa America

Forget Neymar Jr., Brazil has Philippe Coutinho. The Barcelona star, scoring a brace, handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America Friday night in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia.
Neymar testified to Brazilian prosecutors for five hours on Thursday in the wake of rape allegations made by a 26-year-old woman.

Neymar testifies to prosecutors in wake of rape allegations

Neymar testified to Brazilian prosecutors for five hours on Thursday in the wake of rape allegations made by a 26-year-old woman.
Brazil’s Neymar gestures during a friendly football match against Qatar at the Mane Garrincha stadium in Brasilia on June 5, 2019, ahead of Brazil 2019 Copa America. (Photo by EVARISTO SA - AFP)

Neymar rape accusations overshadow Copa America kick-off

Brazil should have been gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help bring to an end a 12-year trophy drought.
The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of rape, Najila Trindade Mendes de Souza, is carried out of a Sao Paulo police station by her lawyer Danilo Garcia de Andrade — he has now abandoned her as a client

Neymar’s rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer

The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer – the latest twist in a scandal that has gripped the country.

Brazil bus accident kills 17

A bus carrying 40 people crashed into several cars killing at least 17 people in southeast Brazil Sunday night, according to firefighters and local media.

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