Sept 11: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 11, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

Sept 11: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 11, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

Sept 11: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 11, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

Sept 11: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 11, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

Neymar rape accuser charged with extortion

September 11, 2019 14:46 pm

SAO PAULO, Sept 11: Police in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo said on Tuesday they had indicted the woman who accused soccer star Neymar of rape, charging her with fraud, extortion and slander, in what could be a major relief for the Paris Saint Germain striker.

BARCELONA, Aug 31: Paris St Germain are not close to reaching a deal with Barcelona that would take Neymar back to the Spanish champions as the Catalans have not met the French club’s asking price for the Brazil forward, PSG’s sporting director Leonardo said on Friday.

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SAO PAULO, Aug 9: Brazilian prosecutors are dropping a rape case against football star Neymar, they said on Thursday, likely bringing an end to the most serious of charges against the Paris St Germain striker.

PARIS, Aug 7: With or without Neymar, Paris St Germain look set to continue their Ligue 1 dominance for another season with other clubs simply unable to match their huge spending power.

Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the Paris St Germain forward might return to his former club, but his public relations company said he would show up in Paris on Monday.

SAO PAULO, June 11: Brazil expect to win every tournament they play, especially at home, but they go into next week’s Copa America without their talisman Neymar and lacking some of the sparkle that has long been their stock in trade.

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May 2: A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later.

PARIS, Nov 8: Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has called for football officials to take action against Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers, who he claims “disrespected” him during Tuesday’s Champions League game against Napoli.

ST PETERSBURG, June 22: Late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup in thrilling fashion against Costa Rica on Friday and broke Central American hearts in St. Petersburg by sending them out of the tournament.

TERESOPOLIS, May 26: Brazil's second pre-World Cup training featured Willian in the attack with Neymar and Gabriel Jesus on Thursday, a hint that coach Tite might change his starting lineup.

As ever, Brazil will be considered one of the favourites for the World Cup this summer, and coach Tite has certainly gone for an attacking 23-man squad.

KATHMANDU, April 12: TCL Air-con, the Chinese air conditioner brand, has appointed footballer Neymar Jr as its global brand ambassador.

Manchester City are reportedly ready to put together a stunning £305million transfer package to beat Manchester United and Real Madrid to Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar.

PARIS, Mar 1:  Paris St Germain forward Neymar will undergo surgery in Brazil this week after he suffered a fractured metatarsal and a sprained ankle, the French club said on Wednesday.

PSG's Neymar suffers fractured metatarsal

February 27, 2018 08:08 am

PARIS, Feb 27: Paris St-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar suffered a fractured metatarsal and a sprained ankle during Sunday’s Ligue 1 win over their arch-rivals Olympique de Marseille.

Messi’s Secret Santa message to Neymar

December 25, 2017 15:14 pm

Lionel Messi has sent former team-mate Neymar a heartwarming Christmas message.

BARCELONA, Nov 1: Neymar only signed for Paris Saint-Germain back in August, leaving Barcelona in a controversial summer deal.

PARIS, August 5:  World record signing Neymar will be treated to a grand welcome ceremony at Paris St Germain's stadium on Saturday but will sit out the French club's Ligue 1 opener after his transfer was not registered in time.

PARIS, August 4: Money was never the motivating factor for Neymar's record 222 million-euro (200 million pounds) transfer from Barcelona, the world's most expensive footballer said on his arrival at Paris St Germain on Friday.

PARIS, August 4: Neymar completed his record-shattering transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain on Thursday, signing a five-year deal with the French club after they triggered his 222 million euros ($263 million) release clause.

MADRID, August 3: Spain's La Liga on Thursday rejected payment of a record-breaking release clause that would allow Neymar to leave Barcelona for Paris St Germain, a source from the national football league said.

PARIS, August 3: The French taxman is delighted about the prospect of Brazilian soccer star Neymar joining Paris St Germain, the minister in charge of France's public accounts said on Thursday.

MUNICH, August 3: Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp's conflicting views on Neymar's imminent move from Barcelona to Paris St Germain offer an insight into how the 222 million euro (199 million pounds) deal has divided opinion across football.

MADRID, August 2: Brazilian striker Neymar Jr is leaving FC Barcelona, the Catalan club confirmed on Wednesday, as a radio report said he was moving to French team Paris Saint-Germain.

MIAMI, July 28: Brazilian striker Neymar stormed out of a Barcelona training session on Thursday as speculation mounted about a world-record move to Paris St Germain.

BARCELONA, May 7: An inspired Neymar lead Barcelona's 4-1 thrashing of Villarreal on Saturday with a performance that coach Luis Enrique said proved the Brazilian is in a class of his own.

Barcelona striker Neymar is confident the Catalans can launch another remarkable Champions League comeback as they look to overturn a 3-0 quarter-final deficit against Juventus on Wednesday.

A Brazilian tax appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Barcelona forward Neymar could cede his image rights to family businesses and dismissed charges by federal auditors that they were front companies set up to dodge taxes.

BARCELONA, Nov 23: Spain's public prosecutor has called for Barcelona soccer player Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos to the Liga champions in 2013, said a court filing on Wednesday.

BELO HORIZONTE, Nov 11: Just the prospect of Lionel Messi's return gave Argentina so much confidence that one player openly said it would intimidate the Brazilians ahead of their South American World Cup qualifying match.

BARCELONA, Oct 22: Barcelona forward Neymar signed a three-year contract extension on Friday, tying him to the Spanish champion until 2021.

BARCELONA, Sept 12: Barcelona striker Neymar is making a leap into the world of music.

LONDON, Aug 24: Neymar appears to have reignited his relationship with former flame Bruna Marquezine.

BARCELONA, Aug 23: Barcelona says that Neymar won't rejoin the team until after he plays in Brazil's upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Neymar strikes a pose for Usain Bolt

August 21, 2016 17:26 pm

How is Usain Bolt celebrating his three latest gold medals? With a little soccer, of course.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 21: With a kiss of the ball and an unforgettable kick, Brazil's biggest soccer star gave the Olympic host its biggest moment of the games.

Mark Zuckerberg challenges Neymar

July 19, 2016 19:04 pm

Football may not be Mark Zuckerberg’s strong point, but the Facebook founder has thrown down the gauntlet to Brazilian superstar Neymar Jr.

All eyes on Neymar at men's Olympic

July 18, 2016 12:28 pm

SAO PAULO, July 18: The last time Brazil played a major soccer tournament at home, Neymar was stretchered off the field and then missed an embarrassing loss against Germany in the 2014 World Cup semifinals.