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Blatter: Brazil behind in World Cup readiness
Dilma Rousseff responds to FIFA head's criticism, insisting her country will be ready for this summer's tournament.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2014 20:39 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
Unfinished Maracana opens to public
The Maracana is the fourth of 12 World Cup stadiums to be opened and is another one to have missed its deadline.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2013 14:17 GMT
Brazil government helps former stars
The decision to award Brazil's World Cup winning players with bonuses and monthly support has split public opinion.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2013 18:28 GMT
Question mark over Confederations venues
Brazil venues are likely to be ready for 2014 World Cup but will things be in order for 2013 Confederations tournament?
Last updated: 31 Oct 2012 19:59 GMT
FIFA and Brazil look forward
Following FIFA criticism levelled at Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup, two sides iron out their differences.
Last updated: 08 May 2012 19:52 GMT
'Things are not working in Brazil'
Brazil government refuses to work with FIFA's Jerome Valcke after he says organisers need 'a kick up the backside'.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 17:44 GMT
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