Gustavo Salazar Delgado steps down as BWF Deputy President pending results of corruption investigation

Various reports said Salazar, 52, was under investigation over a bribery and money-laundering case linked to Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.

Jun 05, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Brazil graft scandal to mushroom abroad, prosecutor says

Brazil-based Odebrecht, one of the region`s biggest construction companies, was at the heart of a scheme to bribe Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras in exchange for inflated contracts. 

Feb 21, 2017, 09:46 AM IST

Brazil arrests construction magnates in graft probe

Brazilian police arrested the chief executives of construction giants Odebrecht and Andrade Gutierrez Friday, the latest fallout from a politically charged corruption scandal at state oil firm Petrobras.

Jun 19, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

World Cup stadium could be partially closed

The stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup on June 12 could be closed in places if it is not made safer for fans, the Sao Paulo state prosecutor`s office warned Wednesday.

Apr 03, 2014, 16:34 PM IST

Police investigate FIFA World Cup stadium construction debacle

Brazilian police suspect crane operator Jose Walter Joaquim is in hiding following last week`s World Cup stadium tragedy here.

Dec 03, 2013, 14:39 PM IST