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.
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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.
LONDON (AP) — New IOC President Thomas Bach will travel soon to Rio de Janeiro to check on the troubled preparations for the 2016 Olympics.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The picturesque La Boca district draws hordes of tourists to stroll its narrow streets lined with colorful buildings and eat at outdoor restaurants. Now it has a new, unwanted claim to fame: The Riachuelo river flowing through the neighborhood has been named one of the planet’s 10 dirtiest places.