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Robinho sentenced for 2013 sexual assault

Former Brazil forward Robinho has been found guilty of sexual assault and sentenced to nine years in prison by an Italian court on Thursday.

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4yJonathan Smith

Prem 'rugby' players awed me, Robinho - Jo

Gabriel Jesus and Fernandinho may be flourishing at Manchester City but former Brazilian international Jo has revealed that it wasn't always so easy.

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4yAssociated Press

Atletico Mineiro won't play vs. Chapecoense

The president of Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro said the team will not play a final-round match of the Brazilian league season against Chapecoense.

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Hamburg sign Santos to five-year deal

Bundesliga side Hamburg have signed Brazilian Olympic gold medalist Douglas Santos from Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro on a five-year deal.

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Copa Lib: Sao Paulo stun Atletico MG

Sao Paulo scored an all-important away goal against Atletico Mineiro to book their place in the Copa Libertadores semifinals on Wednesday.

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Bastos goal gives Sao Paulo victory

Michel Bastos scored a 79th minute header to help Sao Paulo draw first blood in a 1-0 win over Atletico Mineiro in the Copa Libertadores quarterfinals

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Copa Lib: Defending champs River out

River Plate's quest to repeat as Copa Libertadores champions was thwarted by Ecuadorian club Independiente del Valle in the round of 16.

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5yTim Vickery

Vickery: Argentina, Brazil giants in last 16

Another six places in the Libertadores last 16 were filled this week, and five of them have gone to teams from the continent's traditional big two.

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6yAssociated Press

Brazil introduces plan to modernise game

President Dilma Rousseff signed a measure on Thursday that gives Brazilian clubs up to 20 years to pay what they owe to the federal government. In exchange, they must manage their finances more professionally.

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6yAssociated Press

Atletico Mineiro seal Brazilian Cup triumph

Brazil striker Diego Tardelli netted the winner with a header in first-half injury time at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte to claim victory in the first major final contested between the two neighbouring clubs.

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6yAssociated Press

Atletico Mineiro take Brazil Cup lead

Striker Luan and Argentine forward Jesus Datolo each scored a goal to help Atletico Mineiro defeat rivals Cruzeiro 2-0 in the first leg of the Brazilian Cup final on Wednesday.

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6yFernando Duarte

Duarte: What's next for troubled Jo?

What's next for Jo? The former Man City and Everton striker's lack of footballing focus has brought him to a crossroads, writes Fernando Duarte.

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6yJames Young

Atletico MG, Cruzeiro are back on the map

While all the money and Brazilian media attention focus on Rio and Sao Paulo, the two biggest clubs in Belo Horizonte -- Atletico Mineiro and Cruzeiro -- are putting the region back on the map, writes James Young.