LONDON (AP) — Warning that Brazil has “no time to lose,” new International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will travel soon to Rio de Janeiro to check on the troubled preparations for the 2016 Games.
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COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — The Brazilian government has brushed aside the importance of more delays in completing 2014 World Cup stadiums, saying that missing FIFA’s deadline will not affect the country’s ability to successfully host next year’s tournament.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian authorities say they’ve learned from demonstrations during the Confederations Cup not to let protesters get too close to stadiums at the upcoming World Cup.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The new ball for next year’s World Cup — called the “Brazuca,” in honor of Brazil, of course — was unveiled at a ceremony Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro.