Brazil ups security for Confederations Cup final

More than 10,000 police officers will be deployed at the Maracana Stadium Sunday for the Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain.

Brazil protesters, police clash near match

Brazilian protesters and police clashed Wednesday near a stadium hosting a Confederations Cup soccer match.

Brazil protests unabated despite fare hike rollback

Riot police fired bullets and tear gas at protesters win Fortaleza where a Confederation Cup match was scheduled.

Fresh faces but no overhaul in Italy squad for friendly

Italy coach Marcello Lippi named some fresh faces in his squad for Wednesday’s friendly against Switzerland in Basel but resisted calls for a major shake up after his side’s poor Confederations Cup showing.