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Brazilian fans aghast over ban on going shirtless in Maracana stadium

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 16:13

Football fans in Brazil have raised their voice over the ban of shirtless, standing fans along with percussion instruments and flagpoles at Rio de Janeiro`s Maracana stadium, and have branded the measures as colonization and gentrification.

Police use tear gas in World Cup stadium furor

Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 15:16

Police were forced to use tear gas and smoke grenades to break up clashes between fans seeking tickets for the official re-opening of Brazil`s Fonte Nova arena to be used at the 2014 World Cup.

Brazil guarantee Maracana completion for FIFA World Cup 2014

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 11:48

Brazil`s 2014 World Cup organising committee has guaranteed that the Maracana Stadium here will be ready in time to host the FIFA Confederations Cup in June.