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Can the World Cup leave a positive legacy?
Despite poor show on the pitch, many Brazilians are proud of how their country organised the event.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 17:33 GMT
Chile – Brazil: The mother of all road trips
Two friends from Santiago, Chile, drive more than 8,000km to follow their team to Brazil, while living out of their van.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 03:24 GMT
World Cup pressure builds for Brazil's Cuiaba
Central host city is still struggling to get things ready with many promised infrastructure projects left unfinished.
Last updated: 29 May 2014 17:03 GMT
Brazil audit: 'corrupt World Cup costs'
Government audit and electoral data shows huge rise in both construction costs and campaign funding by firms involved.
Last updated: 13 May 2014 13:55 GMT
Delays plague Brazil World Cup preparations
Tournament kicks off in six months, but only six of the 12 host cities are ready as construction deadlines get pushed.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2014 20:37 GMT
Further World Cup venue delays expected
FIFA extend deadline for completion of three more venues as Brazilian sports minister says delays are 'not significant'.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 15:19 GMT
FIFA's Jerome Valcke continues tour of Brazil
FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke plans to visit all 12 of Brazil's World Cup host cities before the end of the year.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 12:17 GMT
Spotlight shifts to Brazil 2014
There may be ageing airports and too few hotels, but Brazil can guarantee a good party.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2010 14:07 GMT
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