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Omicron Enters Latin America As Brazil Reports 2 Confirmed Cases

Dec 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Sao Paulo state health secretariat confirmed that one man and woman have been infected with Omicron variant and are kept in isolation. They had their tests taken on November 25 and showed light symptoms of the disease.

FIFA World Cup 2022: South American Referee Suspended After Failing To Give Red Card In ARG vs BRA Game

Nov 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi hit Brazil forward Raphinha with his elbow during the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers match. The Brazilian needed five stitches at halftime and still continued to bleed in the second half.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Same Destination, Different Approaches For Argentina, Brazil

Argentina held Brazil to a 0-0 draw at home on Tuesday and secured their spot in the FIFA World Cup 2022 to be held in Qatar.

Argentina Vs Brazil, FIFA World Cup 2022: Why ARG vs BRA Was A Lacklustre Affair

Nov 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Argentina vs Brazil match ended goalless. Lionel Messi was off colour and the goalkeepers were barely tested. Both ARG and BRA have qualified for FIFA World Cup 2022.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina Qualify With 0-0 Draw Vs Brazil, One More Chance For Lionel Messi

Brazil have already made it to Qatar 2022 but former FIFA World Cup champions Uruguay at risk.

15 November, 2021

Brazilian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Ends 'Hardest Weekend' With Stunning Win

Associated Press (AP)

Brazil was cut from the 2020 calendar because of restrictions in place for the COVID-19. The Sao Paulo Grand Prix, renamed for this year, was allowed to open for full capacity only weeks ago when the state government eased restrictions for November.

15 November, 2021

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Lionel Messi's Argentina To Clash Vs Qualified Brazil

Associated Press (AP)

The top four teams in South America earn direct entry to the FIFA World Cup 2022. The fifth-placed team goes into an intercontinental playoff for a spot in the premier event.

14 November, 2021

Brazilian Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas Takes Pole Ahead Of Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton To Start 10th

Associated Press (AP)

Max Verstappen was fined 50,000 euros ($57,200) by stewards after he was seen touching the rear wing of the Mercedes car which is against the FIA sporting code.

13 November, 2021

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Argentina Beat Uruguay 1-0; Injured Lionel Messi Plays For A Bit

Associated Press (AP)

Almost-through Argentina’s next 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier is against Brazil when they meet in San Juan, Argentina on Tuesday.

13 November, 2021

Brazilian Grand Prix: F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Gets 5-place Grid Penalty For New Engine

Associated Press (AP)

Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas has faced similar problems, which has raised questions about the engine's reliability.

12 November, 2021

Brazil Ride On Lucas Paqueta Strike To Confirm 2022 FIFA World Cup Spot In Qatar

Associated Press (AP)

Lucas Paqueta scored Brazil’s only goal in the 72nd minute as the Selecao beat Colombia 1-0 in 2022 FIFA World Cup South American qualifiers.


11 November, 2021

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil’s Vinicius Junior Likely To Warm Bench Against Colombia

Associated Press (AP)

Vinicius Junior, who plays for Real Madrid has been drafted into the Brazil squad for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers after Roberto Firmino picked up an injury.

13 October, 2021

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil Bank On Crowd Advantage, Argentina Host Peru

Associated Press (AP)

The top four teams in South America will secure an automatic spot at next year’s World Cup. The fifth-place team will enter an intercontinental playoff for a spot in Qatar.

09 October, 2021

Brazilians Desperate For Pre-Pandemic Normalcy Despite Death Toll Crossing 600,000

Associated Press (AP)

The country's average daily death toll has hovered around 500 for a month, down sharply from more than 3,000 in April. Almost 45% of the population is fully vaccinated, and a booster shot is being administered to the elderly.

15 September, 2021

Pele Alive And Kicking, ‘Ready To Play 90 Minutes, Plus Extra Time', Says Football God

Associated Press (AP)

The 80-year-old Brazilian legend was in good clinical condition and will remain in his room at Albert Einstein Hospital until full recovery.

11 September, 2021

‘My friends, with each passing day I feel a little better’ – Pele Writes From Hospital Bed

Outlook Web Bureau

Hospital authorities said Pele is ‘awake', actively talking and keeping his vital signs in normality

06 September, 2021

Brazil-Argentina FIFA World Cup Qualifier Suspended In Coronavirus Dispute

Associated Press (AP)

Brazil’s health agency walked onto the pitch to remove three of Argentina’s England-based players who they say should have been in quarantine


17 August, 2021

F1 2021: Sao Paulo Grand Prix Organisers Request Date Change For Formula 1 Race

Associated Press (AP)

Authorities want the race set to be held on November 7, pushed back to November 14, a day before a national holiday

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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