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By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – World Cup organizer and football (soccer) governing body FIFA has announced the creation of a special fund of US$100 million to support sports facilities, youth and women's football, and medical...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The southern city of Curitiba could lose the opportunity to host FIFA World Cup games if building work does not make significant progress, FIFA claimed yesterday. The Arena da...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Football fans from all over the world can now request the tickets for their preferred game for the 2014 World Cup, as the first application round for tickets started on...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Arena Fonte Nova, located in the northeastern city of Salvador, has been damaged by the incessant rain that struck the city last Sunday. One of the 36 roof...
By Robbie Blakeley and Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The world football (soccer) governing body, FIFA, and the Brazil Ministry of Sport announced that the Brazilian government will have a permanent member within the Local Organizing...
By Laura Madden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke on Friday criticized Brazil for its lack of preparation to host the 2014 World Cup. The main grievance on Friday from the world's football...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - FIFA general secretary Jérôme Valcke was in Brazil last week to inspect the nation's preparations for the 2014 World Cup. The Frenchman spent two days in Rio de Janeiro...
By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - While the world waits with baited breath for a footballing spectacle and brilliant Carnival-esque party, critics are starting to wonder if the infrastructure and stadiums for the 2014 World Cup will...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - World football's governing body, FIFA, has announced that Rio de Janeiro is to be the home of the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) during the 2014 World Cup. The city...
By Bruno De Nicola, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Last week, the Secretary-General of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Jerome Valcke, offered another warning to Brazil. During a visit to the 2010 World Cup sites in...
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