2014 World Cup news

FIFA sticking to World Cup plan

June 24, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
RIO DE JANEIRO -- FIFA has defended keeping the 2014 World Cup in Brazil despite civil unrest during the test event, and says no "official offers" have been received from countries to step in to host the tournament.

More than a million Brazilians have taken to the streets during the Confederations Cup to protest about the lack of investment in public services compared with the billions of dollars being spent on the World Cup project.

FIFA General Secretary Jerome ...

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