COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — FIFA switched the scheduled kickoff times of seven World Cup matches on Saturday after meeting with broadcasters, having refused earlier requests made on behalf of players’ health by the FIFPro union.
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — As Gov. Henrique Capriles campaigned for president of Venezuela last April, he couldn’t venture more than a few steps without being hounded by dozens of sharp-elbowed cameramen and photographers. Nearly eight months later, the visibly thinner and exhausted opposition leader is accompanied by just a handful of journalists at what was supposed to be one of the final, electrifying opposition rallies ahead of this weekend’s mayoral elections.
Brazil was made a 3-1 favorite to win the 2014 World Cup it will be hosting.
MADRID (AP) — Spain doesn’t know what to make of its World Cup draw. Some are confident, while others are fearful.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — One of the worst finals in World Cup history — Spain vs. the Netherlands — will be reprised in one of the first games at the 2014 edition.