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Recent protests have on occasion turned violent and Hodgson admits it will be a main concern of the Three Lions's security team
Iron Man might sound like a Marvel's comic, and only a comic, but a Swiss pilot proves wrong and flies up in the skies using an engine-powered jetsuit
Irish Olympic boxing champion Katie Taylor may abandon a planned defence of her title in 2016 to turn professional after enduring a “terrible year” which she said saw women’s boxing take a step backwards.
Today's Google Doodle features a frame-by-frame sketch of Brazilian footballer Leonidas da Silva performing a 'bicycle kick' on what would have been his 100th birthday.
The device, discovered in a lavatory at one of the country's most revered shrines, was detonated safely
Another funk star has died after being shot on stage, the seventh 'Proibidao' musician to be assassinated over the past three years. Janet Tappin Coelho, in Uberlandia, reports on a sinister pattern of murder on the dance floor
Pope Francis will make his first international trip to world's largest Catholic country for World Youth Day celebrations
Late Paulinho header sends Brazil to final as protesters and police clash near stadium
The strip will be used for the first time in the friendly against Republic of Ireland
Rio de Janeiro? As stale as yesterday’s päo de queijo. São Paulo? As cutting edge as a mid-nineties Now That’s What I Call Music CD. These days, the footballing place to be in Brazil is Belo Horizonte.
The Liverpool captain has featured in every minute of the Reds' 34 Premier League matches so far
Defender is out of contract in the summer
Stadium is being revamped ahead of World Cup
The Maracana, the flagship stadium for next year's tournament in Brazil, has been flooded
The Confederations Cup are due to be held in Brazil this summer
Briton had originally missed out on final before reprieve while Yates wins points race