Brazil’s Dani Alves holds aloft the Copa America trophy after his team won the final against Peru in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Associated Press
The hosts took the lead after 15 minutes thanks to some brilliant skill from Jesus on the wing.
Brazil’s superiority and depth of talent evident throughout their successful Copa campaign stood out in stark contrast to Argentina’s continued trophy drought and a sub-par event organisation,
Rio de Janeiro: A tearful Neymar inspired hosts Brazil to become the first side to qualify for the Copa America knock-out stages following a 4-0 win over Peru in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. Goals from Alex Sandro, Neymar, Everton Ribeiro and
Brazil continued their winning romp through the Copa America on Wednesday, eking out a controversial 2-1 victory against Colombia after struggling most of the match to answer a magnificent bicycle-kick goal by Luis Diaz.
After restricting West Indies to a paltry total of 55, England chased down the target for the loss of just four wickets in 8.2 overs.
India and Pakistan are set to renew rivalry in a spine-tingling and the most anticipated clash of the T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday.
Namibia reached the Twenty20 World Cup second round for the first time on Friday when they defeated Ireland by eight wickets.World number 19 Namibia, the lowest-ranked team in the tournament, chased down their modest target of 126 with skipper Gerhard Erasmus making an unbeaten 53.