The Brazilian men's basketball team won the Super Four Olympic warm-up tournament with a 91-75 margin over Argentina in the final.
San Antonio Spurs centre Thiago Splitter was named MVP for Brazil with 19 points and eight rebounds at the Costa Cavalcanti Stadium in Foz do Iguacu Thursday, reports Xinhua.
Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Anderson Varejao scored 17 points for the home side while Larry Taylor added 16. Luis Scola was Argentina's top-scorer with 19 points.
The match was Brazil's last on home soil before the London Games. The team will travel to Washington for a match against the United States Monday before a friendly tournament against France and Australia in Strasbourg.
Brazil will play its first match of the London Games against Australia July 29.
Seventh-ranked Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has pulled out of the upcoming French Open because of a respiratory virus.
The last stick of chewing gum chewed by the legendary football tactician has been sold for a whopping 390,000 on online auction site Ebay!
Shiv Kapur, who has had mixed results this season on the main European Tour, has decided to focus on the European Challenge Tour for the next few months this year.
Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, daughter of badminton icon Prakash Padukone, says sports was pure and clean during her fathers time.
Andy Murray withdrew from the French Open because of a chronic back injury and will now focus on preparing for the start of the grass-court season next month.
As the interrogation of arrested actor Vindoo Dara Singh reveals heavy betting in the IPL, the question is as to how exactly does betting in cricket work. It is much like any other business but for a few fascinating exceptions.
Jose Mourinho will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season after three years at the Spanish club, paving the way for his expected return to Chelsea.