Neymar rape case dropped by prosecutors
09 August 2019 | 2:41 pm
Brazilian prosecutors are dropping a rape case against soccer star Neymar, likely bringing an end to the most serious of charges against the Neymar rape case dropped by prosecutors .
16 Feb 2021
Flair players such as Neymar need more protection from referees so they can continue to excite fans, Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said on Monday ahead of the Champions League clash with Paris St Germain on Tuesday which Neymar will miss due to injury.
26 Mar 2021
Brazil's new health minister, Marcelo Queiroga, says he is committed to accelerating Brazil's vaccination campaign to achieve at least one million vaccines per day, after the country surpassed 300,000 deaths from Covid-19.
8 Apr 2021
Health workers treat Covid-19 patients in an intensive care unit at Rio de Janeiro's Ronaldo Gazolla hospital, as Brazil registers more than 4,000 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours for the first time.
4 May 2021
In our show "Correspondence", we explore how the world is coping with the twists and turns of 2021, amid the consequences of Covid-19 and beyond. FRANCE 24 brings you a selection of original reports from our correspondents and teams around the globe.
9 Jul 2021
Neymar says he and Lionel Messi are "rivals" now, as Brazil and Argentina prepare for Saturday's Copa America final. Like Brazil's Pele and Diego Maradona of Argentina before them, neither Messi nor Neymar has ever won the Copa. That statistic will change for one of them in the dream final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium.
22 Jul 2021
Several have been arrested over an assassination plot against President Andry Rajoelina, Madagascar prosecutors have said.
19 Aug 2021
The world's street elite competed at a skatepark in front of the Eiffel Tower at the Place du Trocadero on Wednesday (August 18). The skateboarders showcased their skills in front of a crowd of around 3,500 including Paris St Germain and Brazil forward, Neymar who was cheering on his friend and compatriot, Leticia Bufoni who won the women's competition. Japan's Aori Nishimura finished second with Charlotte Hym of France in third. All three competed at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
10 Oct 2021
When Nicole Oliveira was just learning to walk, she would throw up her arms to reach for the stars in the sky. Today, at just 8 years of age, the Brazilian girl is known as the world's youngest astronomer, looking for asteroids as part of a NASA-affiliated program, attending international seminars and meeting with her country's top space and science figures.
11 Oct 2021
Brazil star Neymar greets fans in Barranquilla just before the World Cup qualifier against Colombia. Neymar said Sunday that the 2022 World Cup will be his last as he "doesn't have the strength to put up with more football".
29 Nov 2021
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19 Dec 2021
In her hands, dance is an act of activism. Lia Rodrigues has been using movement for more than 40 years to break down barriers, put art within everyone's reach and argue – lyrically and persuasively – for more inclusion and diversity. The choreographer and dancer is a special guest at Paris's Festival d'Automne, where she's staging "Encantado", a hypnotic journey into a world of spiritualism and movement.
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