Andy Murray beats heat, rival at Wimbledon

...bit more difficult. But I'm always happy to win like this."Two-time champion Rafael Nadal defeated Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.More hot weather is expected today.Novak Djokovic, the defending champion who lost to Murray in the...

Australia stuns Brazil in Women's World Cup

...World Cup knockout win, a 1-0 upset of Brazil and star Marta on a rainy Sunday afternoon...the shot for the first goal allowed by Brazil all tournament."I was just thinking...Australia's first win in three tries against Brazil in World Cup play. Williams finished...

Carli Lloyd still making big plays for US women's soccer team

...65th goal in 200 international appearances.Heroics are nothing new to Lloyd: She scored the winning goal in overtime to beat Brazil for the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and scored both U.S. goals in the 2012 London Olympics final against Japan...


...SoccerBrazil is missing among final fourThe Copa America semifinals are again missing a local favorite.Argentina did its part, but Brazil ? as in the World Cup a year ago, and in this same South American championship four years ago ? no longer shines like it...

English players hope Women's World Cup feat inspire's a nation

...have made a tradition of disastrous performances on international stages, capped by their worst-ever World Cup showing in Brazil last year.These Lionesses haven't bowed to the weight of history."We've got such a good team, such a strong squad...

Women's World Cup: Late goal lifts Brazil over Costa Rica

...Fernan des scored in the 83rd minute and Brazil eliminated Costa Rica from the Women's...Costa Ricans needed a win or a tie against Brazil, who had already clinched the top spot...the Central American debutants 20-3.Brazil, which advanced without allowing a goal...

Michaux: There's a reason why the U.S. women's soccer team is so strong every year

...neglected women and even denied them access to the sport.Take Brazil, the most storied soccer nation which hosted the 2014 FIFA...play host to the 2016 Olympics. From 1941 to 1979, women in Brazil were actually banned from playing soccer for fun or in school...

England knocks Canada out of the Women's World Cup

...consecutive tournaments after Germany won in 2003 and '07.The Matildas go home after making their deepest run in tournament history. The 10th-ranked team won its first elimination game by upsetting seventh-ranked Brazil in the round of 16.

One reason not to park illegally in Brazil

Since Richmond County law enforcement almost never writes tickets for illegal parking in handicapped spots, perhaps this solution is in order. Portuguese is not my primary language, so I apologize if the audio is inappropriate. Though given the car's owner is being embarassed in public, there is a good chance that's the case.

Diego Maradona considering FIFA presidential run, report says

...vs. Uruguay on Wednesday, Bolivia vs. Peru on Thursday and Brazil vs. Paraguay on Saturday.The South American championship...mini-World Cup. Five of the quarterfinalists reached the last 16 in Brazil's World Cup. Three reached the quarterfinals and Argentina...