Could legalising sex work stop HIV spread?

2014-07-23 09:49

A study claims that scrapping laws banning sex work would almost halve the number of new HIV infections in next decade. Would that work in SA? News24 investigates.

Brazil considers GP venue switch

2013-03-19 09:30

The Brazilian grand prix could be set to move from Interlagos as it's regarded as the worst venue on the Formula 1 calendar in terms of its ageing facilities

Thousands march in Rio over oil dispute

2012-11-27 10:12

As many as 200 000 people demonstrated in Rio de Janeiro to urge President Dilma Rousseff to veto a bill could cripple plans to host the World Cup and Olympics.

Rencken: Nip-'n-tuck in Brazil

2012-11-26 07:45

It was nip-'n-tuck for 71 laps in the Brazil final as Red Bull’s Vettel forced Alonso to concede 10 points, says DIETER RENCKEN.

Domenicali: Title was Fernando's

2012-11-26 06:40

Ferrari soured Sebastian Vettel's triple World title party by insisting that Spaniard Fernando Alonso should have been crowned 2012 champion.

Vettel thinks F1 has changed

2012-11-23 12:41

Sebastian Vettel would love to come across as a more charismatic and colourful Formula 1 World champion - but the spirit of the age is against him.

Brazil moves to curb rampant real

2011-01-07 13:21

The Brazilian government has targeted short-selling in a bid to contain the rally in its currency.

Menezes set for Brazil job

2010-07-24 10:06

Brazil have offered Mano Menezes the coach's job after original choice Muricy Ramalho's club Fluminense refused to release him.

'Brazil SWC will be best ever'

2010-07-08 19:20

Brazil hopes the World Cup in 2014 will be the best ever, says Brazilian football legend and 1994 World Cup winner Romario.

Dunga fired as Brazil coach

2010-07-04 22:22

The Brazilian Football Federation has said that Dunga and his technical staff for Brazil's national team have been dismissed.

FIFA give Sneijder the credit

2010-07-03 17:01

Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder has been credited with the opening goal in his side's quarter-final victory over Brazil.

Dunga quits as Brazil boss

2010-07-02 20:10

Brazil coach Dunga made it clear he would not continue in the job after his side lost to Netherlands in their SWC quarter-final.

Dutch thrill, KO Brazil

2010-07-02 18:07

Wesley Sneijder headed the winner as Netherlands came from behind to beat ten-man Brazil 2-1 and book a place in the semi-finals.

Brazil top readers’ pick

2010-07-02 12:42

The leading FIFA-ranked Brazilians hog Sport24 readers’ choice as likeliest winners of the SWC from the remaining eight teams.

Dutch, Brazilians invade PE

2010-07-01 13:50

PE is alive with Brazilian and Dutch fans as the city prepares for the mouthwatering showdown between Brazil and the Netherlands.

Kaka: Discipline concerns

2010-06-29 07:43

Brazilian midfielder Kaka has concerns over his disciplinary record at the 2010 World Cup, but feels he is being targeted for cards.

Brazil bring the heat to Chile

2010-06-28 22:38

Innovators of the phrase "The Beautiful Game", Brazil, have brought the sentiment to life while chilling a bemused Chile.

Brazil v Spain final on track

2010-06-28 14:49

Say what you like about the FIFA world rankings, they are looking surprisingly credible as the SWC draws nearer to its grand climax.

Spain dodge Brazil bullet

2010-06-26 16:21

Spain defender Gerard Pique is happy to have avoided Brazil in the last 16 of the SWC as his team prepares to play Portugal.

Clean sweep for South America

2010-06-26 07:21

Chile's progress to the second round of the SWC means that every South American team made it out of the group stage.

Dunga sad Bafana knocked out

2010-06-24 20:37

Brazil coach Dunga lamented the exit of hosts SA from the SWC, saying their continued presence would have been a boost.

Ivory Coast needs freak result

2010-06-24 07:42

Ivory Coast needs one of the unlikeliest results in World Cup history if it is to prolong its stay at the 2010 tournament.


Alonso eager for better season

2012-12-11 07:39

Fernando Alonso believes 2012 was his best season yet and hopes that, with a better car in 2013, a championship will be on the cards.

Rencken: Nip-'n-tuck in Brazil

2012-11-26 07:47

It was nip-'n-tuck for 71 laps in the Brazil final as Red Bull’s Vettel forced Alonso to concede 10 points, says DIETER RENCKEN.

Rencken: Nip-'n-tuck in Brazil

2012-11-26 07:39

It was nip-'n-tuck for 71 laps in the Brazil final as Red Bull’s Vettel forced Alonso to concede 10 points, says DIETER RENCKEN.

Vettel hails Schumi 'his hero'

2012-11-23 14:06

Two-times Formula 1 World champion Sebastian Vettel hailed Michael Schumacher as his hero and inspiration as the German great prepared for a final farewell to the sport at the 2012 Brazilian F1 GP.

Brazil big blow for Anglo

2012-07-29 13:43

The Minas Rio iron ore project in Brazil has been postponed a thurd time for another year, a move that could now cost Anglo an estimated $14bn.

Zuma boosts economic relations

2012-03-28 17:59

President Jacob Zuma has urged Russia and Brazil to invest in South Africa, says the presidency.

Clinton: US must learn from Brics

2011-10-14 15:39

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US should learn from emerging powers such as India and Brazil in the economic arena.

Brazil stocks rise after new president

2011-01-03 17:43

Brazil's stock market and currency rose after the inauguration of new president Dilma Rousseff, who has vowed to maintain the economic policies of her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

Killer goalie held in Brazil

2010-07-09 20:18

A star Brazilian goalkeeper who hoped to play in the 2014 World Cup has been arrested for the murder of his ex-girlfriend.

Five ready to replace Dunga

2010-07-05 11:11

The Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) has drawn up a list of five candidates to replace the sacked Dunga as Brazil coach.

Friendly homecoming for Brazil

2010-07-04 16:30

Brazil's national team returned home to a friendly welcome despite its surprise elimination from the World Cup quarter-finals.

Kaka: I really tried

2010-07-03 14:15

Kaka insists he did all he could at the SWC, but understands the Brazil fans' frustration at the team's quarter-final exit.

Tears, joy after quarter-final

2010-07-02 19:33

Dutch fans screamed in delight while Brazilian supporters sat slumped in shock at the St George's Park fan fest in Port Elizabeth.

Dunga hits back at Cruyff

2010-07-02 12:48

Brazilian coach Dunga has hit back at criticism by former Dutch star Johan Cruyff, who says he wouldn't pay to see this Brazil.

Samba, style no place at SWC

2010-07-02 08:26

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk says the days of 'samba' and 'total' football are gone with fitter and more organised teams.

PE fans line up for tickets

2010-06-29 14:13

Fans have lined up for three hours at a Port Elizabeth mall to buy tickets to the quarter-final between Brazil and the Netherlands.

Brazil confidence grows

2010-06-29 07:16

Despite criticism by Brazilian media and fans, coach Dunga' 3-year plan is bearing fruit as the last straight of the SWC looms.

No satisfaction for Mick Jagger

2010-06-28 16:39

Having failed to get any satisfaction from USA and England, Mick Jagger has turned to Brazil, and Brazilian fans are terrified.

Brazil back to full strength

2010-06-26 20:44

Kaka, Elano and Robinho are set to return to Brazil's line-up for their match against Chile, giving the team a much-needed boost.

'Big match' fails to spark

2010-06-26 12:57

The much-anticipated SWC clash between Brazil and Portugal failed to live up to its pre-match hype, laments George Dearnaley.

Portugal, Brazil in stalemate

2010-06-25 18:02

Portugal and Brazil played out a goalless draw, with a flurry of first-half yellow cards, as both sides reached the second round.

Hot clash: Brazil vs Portugal

2010-06-24 10:56

In a battle of the giants, Brazil will take on their former colonial masters Portugal, with the top spot in Group G up for grabs.

Portugal relish Brazil challenge

2010-06-22 11:31

The 7-nil thrashing of North Korea has given new power to Portuguese confidence, so much so that they now relish a shot at Brazil.

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