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April 23, 2018 12:01 AM Former Brazil great Rivaldo advises Neymar to quit PSG

RIO DE JANEIRO: Injured Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar should leave France and resume his career in Spain if he wants to become the world's top player, former Brazil great Rivaldo said Sunday. Rivaldo, who starred in the 1998 and 2002 World Cups, told and Esporte Espetacular that while a return to Barcelona might be too complicated 6

March 30, 2018 2:03 AM Lasmars remain Brazil's World Cup surgeons

SAO PAULO: Following in his father's footsteps, orthopaedic surgeon Rodrigo Lasmar's operation on superstar Neymar has proved crucial in preparing Brazil's billion-dollar team for their tilt at World Cup glory. Back in 1986, Neylor Lasmar was called upon to fix the knee of the star of the Brazilian team heading to Mexico and aiming to win a first World 10

March 29, 2018 12:09 AM Brazil judge orders Facebook to cut ‘fake news’ on slain activist

Protesters take part in a demonstration against the murder of Brazilian councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco in front of Rio's Municipal Chamber, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 20, 2018. — AFP pic RIO DE JANEIRO, March 29 — A Brazilian judge yesterday ordered Facebook to remove fake news posted about slain black rights’ activist Marielle Franco 9

March 28, 2018 10:59 PM Netflix pokes fun in Brazil with ‘corruption shops’

A passenger stops to take a look at the 'Corruption Shop', a kiosk at Brasilia's Airport set up to promote the new Netflix series 'The Mechanism', March 28, 2018. — AFP pic BRASILIA, March 29 — Brazilian travelers are finding something much more intriguing at airports than the booze and chocolates at duty free: “corruption shops”. The stores popping 12

March 28, 2018 2:41 AM Shots fired at Lula’s campaign bus in Brazil, nobody hit

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is greeted by supporters during a rally in Sao Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil March 23, 2018. — Reuters pic BRASILIA, March 28 — Three shots were fired yesterday at buses in the campaign convoy of former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is again running for the presidency 6

March 23, 2018 4:35 AM Brazil legend Roberto Carlos named AirAsia’s latest global ambassador

Roberto Carlos poses with an AirAsia jersey alongside Benyamin at the announcement earlier today. — Picture by Chris MohanKUALA LUMPUR, March 23 — Brazil’s 2002 World Cup winner Roberto Carlos has been named AirAsia’s latest global ambassador in Kuala Lumpur earlier today. The former Real Madrid and Inter Milan leftback said this partnership is a dream 8

March 23, 2018 1:56 AM Love for Jiu-Jitsu brings Adam to international fora

PETALING JAYA: Adam Akasyah, 17, started learning Japanese martial arts, Aikido, at the age of 10 before moving to karate, and only three years later did he find his passion in Jiu- Jitsu, which has brought him to international fora. The eldest of three siblings, Adam, who was the gold medalist at the London Winter Open Jiu-Jitsu championship on March 7

March 22, 2018 1:57 AM Here are US targets most vulnerable to China trade retaliation

Workers transport imported soybean products at Langshan port of Nantong Port Group, in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China March 9, 2018. — Reuters picBEIJING, March 22 — China could hit back with measures against America’s US$140 billion (RM548 billion) of annual exports to the Asian powerhouse if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs. The president is expected 19

March 21, 2018 7:24 AM Brazil museum selling prized Jackson Pollock to stay afloat

RIO DE JANEIRO: Rio de Janeiro's Modern Art Museum is selling one of its most prized works, a Jackson Pollock painting, to help stay afloat. The private, not-for-profit museum said a sale of this type has never been done before in Brazil, although it is common in Europe and the United States. The Pollock painting in question is titled "No.16" and was completed 9

March 20, 2018 11:02 PM Surgeon says Neymar recovering well

Brazilian superstar Neymar (right) is pictured next to his mother Nadine Goncalves Da Silva upon their arrival in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on March 2, 2018. — AFP picPARIS, March 21 — Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said yesterday that Neymar’s recovery from foot surgery “is going well”, as the star forward bids to be fit for the World Cup in Russia 5