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"There Will Be No World Cup"

"There Will Be No World Cup" | World Cup | Scoop.it
A perfect storm of incredulity, fueled by institutional corruption, is on the horizon in Brazil; the dark thunderclouds of rising discontent in sharp contrast to the popular images of sun-drenched beaches and samba-driven smiles. In Brazil, the rallying cry among much of the populace is Nao Vai Ter Copa -- There Will Be No World Cup.
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How The 2014 FIFA World Cup Became The Worst Publicity Stunt In History

How The 2014 FIFA World Cup Became The Worst Publicity Stunt In History | World Cup | Scoop.it
The World Cup was supposed to illustrate Brazil's entrance into the global stage. That hasn't quite gone as planned.
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A World Cup for the Wealthy, Not for the People

A World Cup for the Wealthy, Not for the People | World Cup | Scoop.it
Dave Zirin discusses the Brazilian people's protests against huge sporting events that catch the world's eye but deepen inequality and divert resources from where they're needed most in a country struggling with massive income inequality.
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Brazil’s World Cup Stadiums Have Their Problems, But They're The Latest In Green Design

Brazil’s World Cup Stadiums Have Their Problems, But They're The Latest In Green Design | World Cup | Scoop.it
Brazil’s expensive World Cup stadiums have their problems, but they're the latest in green design.
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Quiz: Find the missing World Cup ball

Quiz: Find the missing World Cup ball | World Cup | Scoop.it
The New York Times removed the ball from World Cup photos. See if you can find where it belongs in today's quiz.
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World Cup protests threaten Brazil's economy and its image | Reuters

World Cup protests threaten Brazil's economy and its image | Reuters | World Cup | Scoop.it
RIO DEIRO (Reuters) - When Adilson Ferreira hoped for big crowds during the World Cup, this wasn't what he had in mind.Starting last June, protesters angry about the money Brazil is spending to host the
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How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon

How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon | World Cup | Scoop.it
Hadley Freeman: Far from the madding Fifa crowds in the jungle outside Manaus the locals are despondent – they have an expensive stadium they don’t need but haven’t been invited to their own World Cup
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Amid the World Cup, a Violent Reminder of Brazil's Discontent

Amid the World Cup, a Violent Reminder of Brazil's Discontent | World Cup | Scoop.it
One of the largest demonstrations over the course of the World Cup so far turned violent in São Paulo
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Scientists Keep A Careful Eye On The World Cup Ball

Scientists Keep A Careful Eye On The World Cup Ball | World Cup | Scoop.it
After a botched redesign in 2010 caused the ball to behave erratically, independent scientists have carefully studied the new ball.
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Brazil's World Cup 2014 carnival has altered perceptions of football

Brazil's World Cup 2014 carnival has altered perceptions of football | World Cup | Scoop.it
JEFF POWELL: A week is a long time not only in politics but also in football. Just as governments can be brought down in seven days, so the world game can be changed irrevocably in that brief time span.
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▶ Raw: Wobbly Staircase at World Cup Venue - YouTube

Video from a World Cup stadium in Rio de Janeiro shows a crowded staircase wobbling under the weight of fans. (June 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: htt...
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