One year ahead of the World Cup, BBC Brasil's Julia Carneiro reports on the preparations in Rio.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pandemonium broke out in the shadow of Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium on Friday as riot police raided an old museum that authorities want razed ahead of the 2014 World Cup, but where a few indigenous people had squatted for years.
(2 months and 29 days ago)
BBC Sport's Tim Vickery is in Rio de Janeiro to find out how Brazil is preparing to host the World Cup with just one year to go.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- It's an image as Brazilian as Carnival or Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue....
(21 days ago)
These images show how the Brazilian government is cracking down on violent drug gangs which control Rio de Janeiro's crime-ridden favelas ahead of the FIFA World Cup next year and the 2016 Olympic Games.
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Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested two men Monday accused of kidnapping a tourist couple from a minibus, beating the male and raping the female. The incident underscores concerns about Rio’s ability to safely host visitors from around the world for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics. The suspects were identified as 20-year-old Jonathan Foudakis de Souza and...
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Lead engineer Nelson Fiedler talks about the massive task of upgrading the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro in time for the 2014 World Cup
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Sandy - Jurgen Klinsmann called it “huge,” “a must-win” and a “six-pointer.” A win for the United States over Honduras tonight at Rio Tinto Stadium would all but guarantee a spot in the 2014 World Cup. A loss would let Honduras make up significant ground in the six-country group and give the U.S. plenty of time to remember the disappointment. “You want to go with that high...
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Rio Ferdinand is considering rejecting Roy Hodgson's call-up for England's forthcoming World Cup qualifiers.
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