The Campeonato Carioca, officially known as Campeonato Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, was started in 1906 and is the annual football championship of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
29 Atletico Mineiro's new head coach, Jorge Sampaoli, could sign up to four players from his former club Santos, as he attempts to bolster his squad for the 2020 Brazilian Serie A season.
26 Brazilian football great Pele has described Cristiano Ronaldo as the world's best contemporary footballer, rating the Juventus forward ahead of Barcelona's Lionel Messi.
24 (IANS) Brazilian football great Ronaldinho will no longer receive visits at the Paraguayan jail where he is being held as local authorities attempt to combat the coronavirus outbreak.
17 Brazil on Tuesday saw its first coronavirus death with a person in Sao Paulo succumbing to the disease, reports said.
2 The iconic Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro finished 2019 by welcoming a record 2.9 million people to its New Year's Eve celebration on legendary Copacabana beach, where they enjoyed a festive atmosphere, fireworks and music as they rang in 2020.
Canadian singer Shawn Mendes is feeling too ill to perform. The singer announced that he was forced to cancel his concert in Brazil due to laryngitis and a sinus infection on Saturday (local time).
Indian shooter Yashaswini Singh Deswal who recently won the gold medal in the 2019 ISSF World Cup and qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics said, 'it feels great' as it was a reassurance that she is on a right path.
Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro, a two-time Olympic medalist, 2009 US Open champion and former world number three, has begun rehabilitation from knee surgery.