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Video: Olympic Greed, Olympic Gold: Corruption in Sochi

Brian Ross follows the money trail into the shadows of the Winter Olympics.
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Brazil to miss Fifa stadium deadline

Brazil to miss Fifa stadium deadline | organize major sporting events: which issues for developing countries? | Scoop.it
Brazil admits that all its stadiums still under construction for the 2014 football World Cup will not be ready by Fifa's original 31 December deadline.
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Brazil's 'simple' World Cup problems

Brazil's 'simple' World Cup problems | organize major sporting events: which issues for developing countries? | Scoop.it
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff plays down Fifa concerns over the country's sluggish World Cup preparations, saying completing the stadiums is "relatively simple matter".
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Can roughed-up Rio be ready for the 2016 Olympics?

Can roughed-up Rio be ready for the 2016 Olympics? | organize major sporting events: which issues for developing countries? | Scoop.it
Brazil's economy has been on a tear for years. But its stunning showcase city is still full of shantytowns, right where the next summer Olympics are to take place.
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How the 2004 Olympics Triggered Greece's Decline

How the 2004 Olympics Triggered Greece's Decline | organize major sporting events: which issues for developing countries? | Scoop.it
The cost of the games helped push the Greeks into a fiscal black hole
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Sochi the most extravagant Winter Olympics ever | olympics | DW.DE | 06.02.2014

Sochi the most extravagant Winter Olympics ever | olympics | DW.DE | 06.02.2014 | organize major sporting events: which issues for developing countries? | Scoop.it
The Russian organizers of the Sochi Olympics have set out to impress the world with the biggest-ever Winter Games. Critics have spoken of "Putin’s Games" with megalomaniacal dimensions.
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