Confederations Cup

Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring his team's second goal to make the score 2-0 during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Final match between Brazil and Spain at Maracana on June 30, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Brazil Beats Spain 3-0 to Win Confederations Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil won a heated matchup of past and present soccer powers, boosting its confidence as it prepares to host next year’s World Cup. Fred scored two goals, Neymar added another […]

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Picture taken on May 14, 2012 of Brasilia's National Stadium, under construction for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014.   AFP PHOTO/Evaristo SA

Brazil Dismisses Problem With Stadium Construction

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s sports minister is dismissing delays in stadium construction for the 2014 World Cup and says construction work in the northeastern city of Salvador will be completed in time for next […]


The construction site of a new stadium, Itaquerao, which will be used for the opening match of the 2014 World Cup is illuminated during the night with 800 days remaining to go, in Sao Paulo on April 3, 2012.   AFP PHOTO/Yasuyoshi CHIBA

Workers Building WCup Stadium Remain on Strike

SAO PAULO (AP) — Workers building a World Cup stadium in northeastern Brazil say they will remain on strike to demand better pay and improved benefits. The strike in Fortaleza entered its second week on […]


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