Copa America
Sports  /  Published 15.06.21

Brazil score 3, wastes many

Brazil opened the 2021 Copa America with a 3-0 win over a depleted Venezuela on Sunday, dominating their inexperienced opponents from start to finish in a one-sided match in spite of squandering sever...
By Reuters in Brasilia

Sports  /  Published 14.06.21

Brazil's bright start to Copa America

Brazil kicked off a Copa America tournament that has been opposed by some members of its own team with a 3-0 win over Venezuela here. Marquinhos, Neymar and Gabriel Barbosa scored in the opener at Ma...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Sao Paulo

Sports  /  Published 06.06.21

Brazil make 5 in a row amid Copa controversy

Amid a possible player revolt, Brazil beat Ecuador 2-0 to win their fifth consecutive match in South American World Cup qualifying. They now lead the round-robin tournament with 15 points, four ahead...
By AP/PTI in Porto Alegre

Sports  /  Published 01.06.21

Brazil steps in as Copa host

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) said on Monday it would move next month’s Copa America to Brazil, after original host nation Argentina pulled out at the last minute because ...
By Reuters in Asuncion

Sports  /  Published 26.05.21

Copa America eyes move to US, Lille coach leaves

The number of sporting events suffering setbacks due to Covid-19 is only getting bigger. The Indian Premier League was suspended earlier this month after a bunch of cricketers tested positive, and the...
By Our Bureau


Sports  /  Published 22.05.21

Messi goes on holiday, sparks exit rumours

Lionel Messi will miss Barcelona’s final La Liga match against Eibar on Saturday after being given permission by Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman to take a holiday. Barcelona are out of title cont...
By Reuters in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 13.12.19

Crespo hunch: Argentine turnaround

Hernan Crespo has a hunch — that something special is round the corner for the Argentina national team.Argentina haven’t won a major international trophy since 1993 Copa America, even though in ev...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.19

Messi must accept that losing is a part of sport

Sir — The football star, Lionel Messi, claimed that Copa America had been fixed to favour the host country, Brazil. Messi had also accused the South American Football Confederation of corruption aft...
By The Telegraph


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