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Workers at `fatal` unfinished Brazil World Cup stadium go on `indefinite` strike

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 23:46

Workers at the unfinished Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paolo, where three workers were killed during construction, have reportedly gone on indefinite strike.

Out of favour Romero is Argentina's No 1 World Cup keeper

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 11:21

Sergio Romero will be Argentina`s first-choice goalkeeper at the World Cup in Brazil in June despite spending most of his time at Monaco on the bench, national coach Alejandro Sabella said on Thursday.

2014 FIFA World Cup: 80 percent of tournament tickets sold

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 10:20

More than 80 percent of the tickets available during the penultimate World Cup sales phase have been sold out within a day.

Pope jokes he might support Brazil at World cup

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 09:43

Pope Francis has confronted temptation of an unusual sort. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gave him a national team jersey signed by football great Pele and a ball signed by Ronaldo during an audience yesterday.

Blatter criticises Brazil`s World Cup preparations

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 16:43

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has criticised Brazil`s World Cup preparations, saying organisers have no excuses for ongoing delays.

US confirm Brazil World Cup training camp squad

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 19:01

United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann has named a 26-man squad to take part in a pre-World Cup training camp in Brazil later this month.

Hernanes: I want to make history at Lazio

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 16:54

Lazio midfielder Hernanes insists he wants to stay and "make history" at the Serie A club as he targets a place in Brazil`s World Cup squad.

Most expensive Brazil World Cup stadium has leaking roof

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 14:00

The most expensive of the 12 stadiums built or revamped for the 2014 World Cup has a leaking roof less than eight months after it was finished, the stadium`s operators said on Tuesday.

Brazil`s Curitiba World Cup stadium not yet ready

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 14:54

Arena da Baixada, the most delayed of Brazil`s 12 World Cup stadiums, reached 88.8 percent completion.

Brazil to probe football fan riot

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 18:51

Brazilian prosecutors will this week investigate a riot that left four football fans injured and raised fresh doubts about the country`s ability to host the 2014 World Cup.

FIFA to extend deadline for three World Cup stadiums

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 17:03

World football`s governing body, FIFA is set to extend the construction deadline for three of Brazil`s 12 World Cup 2014 venues.

Touts flog Brazil WC tickets for 5,779 pounds even before they are officially released

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 14:07

Tickets for next year`s Brazil World Cup group games are being offered at up to 5,779 pounds by rip-off websites, according to reports.