Rio residents react to football star Neymar’s New Year party rumours
30 December 2020 | 7:00 am
Rio de Janeiro residents react after several Brazilian media report that football star Neymar is organising a huge New Year's Eve party at his luxury beachside mansion near the city amid the coronavirus pandemic, a claim his lawyers have denied.
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Brazilian authorities said Neymar is breaching environmental rules during the construction of his coastal mansion in southeastern Brazil.
Rui Pinto, the hacker behind the "Football Leaks" revelations, faces sentencing in Lisbon on Thursday as a trial lasting almost three years comes to an end. DW outlines what you need to know about the case.
Juventus has become the last Italian club to formally seek an exit from the still-born European Super League project. Twelve top clubs trying to set up their own competition prompted a fans' revolt across much of Europe.
In spite of all the negative talk and criticism of League football in Nigeria today, there is immense potential for the League to get better than it is now. And The Naija Super 8 is proof with Sporting Lagos being an accurate testament. This episode of The Nutmeg is all about Sporting Lagos and why they're currently blazing the trail.
As the 2023 Women's World Cup kicks off in New Zealand, we take a look back at the struggle between FIFA and national broadcasters over TV rights. With FIFA reportedly aiming for $300 million in global media rights, broadcasters were reluctant to meet its price demands, leading to fears of a media blackout.
Hun Sen, after almost 40 years in power, is set to win a landslide victory after banning opposition and stifling dissent.
Australia are riding a wave of popularity and hype at this Women's World Cup. Forever an underdog in the world game, the team's belief, ability and results are making a mockery of that tag.
Paris Saint Germain are said to be open to listening to offers for star player Neymar, after he reportedly requested a transfer away from the club. The Brazilian became the most expensive signing in history when he joined the French champions from Barcelona for €222 million in 2017.
Paris Saint Germain forward Neymar is currently undergoing a medical ahead of his move to Saudi Pro League side Al-Hilal. According to reports, the Brazilian international will sign a two-year deal at Al-Hilal and is set to earn €160m.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi was detained shortly after giving a press conference in which he slammed authorities for seeking to delay the election. Some experts think the vote, due in November, could be pushed to next year.
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The National Stadium, Surulere, which was once Nigeria's imperial beauty and was built in 1972 by General Yakubu Gowon, has become an abandoned relic as of April 2023.
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Virgin Atlantic's Flight100 landed in New York on Tuesday, making the journey from London without using fossil fuels, thanks to a mix of renewable biomass and waste fats. This "sustainable aviation fuel" reportedly reduces life-cycle emissions by up to 70 percent but still emits CO2, as FRANCE 24's Bryan Quinn explains.
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Household Consumption accounted for the largest share of real Gross Domestic Product at market prices in the first and second quarter of this year according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Femi Oladehin, Partner at Àrgentil Capital Partners joins CNBC Africa to unpack the numbers and drivers of inflation in Nigeria.
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Tonight we focus on the latest events in Guinea-Bissau. The army maintains order has been restored in Bissau following gun battle between army factions. Violence broke out last night after national guard soldiers freed an opposition minister and continued until Friday morning.
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