Brazil safe and ready for sporting events

The Confederations Cup is just one of the tournaments landing on Brazil's doorstep and organisers say they are ready.

    Safety is always a concern at major sporting events. And Brazil has one or two to host over the next few years.

    But authorities say nation is ready after investing $1billion into security for upcoming Confederations Cup, World Cup and Olympic Games.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Rio de Janiero.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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