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Sao Paulo`s World Cup stadium still concerns FIFA

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 00:47

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke on Thursday said work on the Sao Paulo stadium which will host the opening match of the World Cup remains a concern.

2014 World Cup stadium unfinished for April 15 opening

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 11:16

Sao Paulo`s Itaquerao World Cup stadium will be incomplete when it officially opens April 15, according to media reports.

Subways in Brazil`s World Cup host cities problematic

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 12:41

Subways in Brazil`s largest cities, Rio and Sao Paulo, have been facing problems as the FIFA World Cup approaches.

One dead, four hurt in Sao Paulo church shooting

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 02:47

A woman was killed and four people were wounded when a man opened fire at a church service in Sao Paulo, Brazilian media reported on Sunday.

World Cup protests spark violence in Brazil

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 08:42

Demonstrators and police clashed in Sao Paulo on Saturday during the first in a planned series of anti-World Cup protests across Brazil called by radical activist group Anonymous.

Flood kills 12, destroys town in Brazil

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 07:16

The death toll from flooding that destroyed a small town in southeastern Brazil reached 12, as four more bodies were found, authorities said Tuesday.

At least 10 dead in south Brazil violence: police

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 21:38

At least 10 people were killed overnight around the Brazilian city of Campinas in a surge of violence that began with the murder of an off-duty policeman, police and media said on Monday.

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.

Judge halts work on Brazil World Cup stadium

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 09:22

Work has stopped at Brazil`s Arena da Amazonia World Cup stadium after death of two workers in separate incidents Saturday, Xinhua reported Monday.

Goalie Rogerio Ceni to play 23rd season

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 15:18

Record-breaking former Brazil international goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni will next year extend his professional career to a 23rd season with Sao Paulo.

Sao Paulo accident venue ready mid-April: FIFA

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 00:19

The Sao Paulo stadium scheduled to host the opening match of the World Cup but scene of a fatal accident last week will be ready in April, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Thursday.

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.