Brazil looks to avoid another Copa America upset

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil doesn't have fond memories of Paraguay in the Copa America. The last two times Brazil met its southern neighbor in the continental competition, the "Seleção" ...

Brazil, Uruguay strong in Copa America, Argentina stutters

SÃO PAULO (AP) — The group stage of the Copa America ended with Brazil and Uruguay still the favorites and Argentina still unable to meet expectations. Colombia also impressed early ...

Everton giving Brazilian fans reason to cheer again in Copa

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil may have finally found someone to fill the shoes of Neymar in the Copa America. With the injured star watching from afar and fans growing increasingly annoyed...

Brazil routs Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America quarterfinals

SÃO PAULO (AP) — Brazil finally got it going in the Copa America at home, routing Peru 5-0 to reach the quarterfinals on Saturday. Casemiro, Roberto Firmino and Everton scored in the...

Qatar 2022 organizers say French police yet to contact them

SAO PAULO (AP) — Qatar organizers of the 2022 World Cup say they have not been contacted by French authorities working on the investigation that led to the recent questioning of Michel Platini. ...

Copa America: Tite expected to make changes to Brazil's team

SAO PAULO (AP) — Under pressure after two lackluster performances by Brazil in the Copa America at home, coach Tite is expected to make changes to his squad ahead of its final group game this weekend....

Colombia scores late to edge Qatar 1-0 in Copa America

SAO PAULO (AP) — Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar and a spot in the knockout stage of the Copa America ...

Chile begins Copa America title defense with win over Japan

SAO PAULO (AP) — Two-time defending champion Chile opened its Copa America campaign with a 4-0 win over guest Japan on Monday, with Eduardo Vargas scoring a pair of goals to become Chile's all-time le...

Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win in Copa America

SAO PAULO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice in Brazil's 3-0 win over Bolivia in the opening match of the Copa America on Friday. ...

Brazil opens Copa America with spotlight still on Neymar

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil will get the Copa America underway with the Neymar saga still far from over. As the hosts closed their preparations for Friday's opener against Bolivia, Neyma...

Teenager João Félix drawing comparisons to Ronaldo

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — When João Félix first found himself in the same locker room as Cristiano Ronaldo, he said it felt like being in a video game. "It was weird. I had never seen h...

Spain beats Sweden to stay ahead in Euro 2020 qualifying

MADRID (AP) — Sergio Ramos extended his scoring streak and helped Spain defeat Sweden 3-0 to remain leader of its qualifying group for the 2020 European Championship on Monday. Alvar...

Inaugural Nations League surpasses most expectations

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The Estádio do Dragão was still filled as Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates congratulated each other and waited for the trophy presentation after Portugal won the UEFA Nations...

Koeman celebrates good season despite loss to Portugal

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Dutch coach Ronald Koeman celebrated the Netherland's season despite Sunday's loss to Portugal in the Nations League final. Koeman said the 1-0 defeat against ...

Portugal beats Netherlands to win 1st Nations League final

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Portugal has won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in Sunday's final for its second title in three years. Gonçalo Guede...