Brazilian Cup final between Flamengo, Corinthians adds prestige to relatively new competition
While the generations-old domsetic cup competitions in Europe have decreased in importance, its the opposite in Brazil.
Atletico Mineiro wins Brazilian domestic Double off the back of veterans Hulk, Diego Costa
Atletico-MG confirmed the inevitable on Wednesday, romping to an emphatic 6-1 aggregate Copa Do Brasil win to seal a dominant domestic Double.
Atletico Mineiro dreaming of Brazilian double but face cup specialists Athletico Paranaense
In Brazil, winning the cup has become as important as winning the league. Athletico Paranaense aim to stop Atletico Mineiro doing both.
Atletico Mineiro defeat local rivals Cruzeiro to win first Brazilian Cup
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.
Gremio fans accused of racial abuse in Brazilian cup match
Luiz Felipe Scolari's side have been eliminated from the Brazilian cup as a result of fans' racial abuse.