South Korea: world championship athletes injured in fatal balcony collapse

Two South Koreans killed and athletes from US, New Zealand, Netherlands, Italy and Brazil injured Two South Koreans have died and several others, including athletes attending the world aquatic championships, have been injured after a structure collapsed in a nightclub in the city of Gwangju early on Saturday, a fire department official has said. The deaths happened when a two-level structure in the club, which is next to the athletes village, collapsed at about 2am local time, hitting and pinning …

Everton: the little onion making a big impact for Brazil at the Copa Amrica

Everton cycled 6km to train with his youth team in Maracana. Now he is playing in a Copa Amrica final at the Maracan Millions of boys in Brazil lace up their boots every day hoping to become professional footballers, many of them wanting to give their families a brighter future. But the doors of opportunity open for only a few. Everton, who is currently starring for Brazil at the Copa Amrica, was given his big chance when Grmio appeared with …

Brazil end Copa Amrica drought with victory over Peru in final

Brazil ended a 12-year wait to win the Copa Amrica after a first-half goal from Gabriel Jesus and a late Richarlison penalty helped see off Peru 3-1 in Rio Brazils Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as the hosts beat Peru to win the Copa Amrica for the ninth time at the Maracan stadium. The hosts took the lead after 15 minutes thanks to some great skill from Jesus on the …

Brazil and Argentina should fear Copa Amrica giantkillings | Jonathan Wilson

Brazil face their old enemies Paraguay in the quarter-finals and Argentina have no cause for confidence against Venezuela Hello nemesis, old friend. For Brazil and Argentina, the Copa Amrica quarter-finals feel as if they are playing out of a series of psychodramas in which they must face both an old enemy and their own greatest neuroses and failings. Paraguay and Venezuela may have nothing like their long-term history of success, but they do have recent history of causing the giants …