SAO PAULO -- Brazil's sports tribunal has suspended Corinthians midfielder Petros for six months for shoving a referee from behind in a Brazilian league match.
The player ran toward referee Raphael Claus and shoved him in the back with his left arm in the team's 1-0 win over Santos on Aug. 10.
Petros apparently was upset that Claus got in the way of one of his teammates just seconds earlier.
The referee nearly fell after being bumped, but at the time didn't think he was hit on purpose.
SAO PAULO -- The stadium set to host the opening World Cup match in less than three months opened for a brief practice session on Saturday, with construction workers taking a break to watch players step on the field for the first time.
Although the Itaquerao stadium isn't expected to be ready before mid-April, Brazilian club Corinthians trained in a closed session...
Brazilian club Corinthians are to swap ex-AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato for former Brazil midfielder Jadson in an exchange deal with rivals Sao Paulo.
Corinthians’ director of football, Ronaldo Ximenes, told the Brazilian media on Wednesday evening: “There is nothing certain, but there is a possibility.”
Corinthians coach Mano Menezes later added: “If we have decided to do this, you understand that we consider it to be a positive thing....