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Official FIFA World Cup account launched on Instagram

FIFA has launched its official FIFAWorldCup account on Instagram to share the best imagery from Brazil and for football supporters across the globe to share their World Cup celebrations on social media. Fans can see and share exclusive back-stage pictures from the 12 stadiums in Brazil and the very best photography from the cities, beaches and fans at the event. The account ...

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Spain’s Juanfran ready for Brazil

Spain right-back Juanfran said Tuesday he’s recovered from an ankle injury and “100 per cent” healthy for his country’s FIFA World Cup™ title defence in Brazil. “I don’t have any problem, and I am 100 per cent with the team,” Juanfran said at a press conference in Washington, where Spain will train for two weeks before heading to Brazil. The ...

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Additional Ticketing Collection Locations at seven Brazilian airports to start operating on 1 June

Starting this Sunday 1 June 2014, seven additional Ticket Collection Locations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup begin operating in the airports of Belo Horizonte (Confins), Brasilia, Fortaleza, Rio de Janeiro (Galeão and Santos Dumont), Salvador and in Viracopos/Campinas. The opening date for two further airport locations at Guarulhos and Porto Alegre are yet to be confirmed. In addition, three ...

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FIFA 2014: FIFA invests USD 1 million in World Cup TV internships in Brazil

FIFA is investing USD 1 million in a TV production internship programme for Brazilian students during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil as part of its legacy plans for the competition. The programme gives 438 Brazilian university students the chance to gain paid professional experience with the broadcast production of the FIFA World Cup™. The students, chosen from universities in ...

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Brazil installs spy-proof email network

Brasilia, April 3 : Brazil’s defence ministry has started installing a secure digital communication network for federal government offices, a government source said. The system aims to protect official emails from the type of surveillance US intelligence agencies were reported last year to have carried out on Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff and her top aides, reported Xinhua. The coordinator of ...

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FIFA orders World Cup stadium break

Rio De Janeiro, April 1 : Brazil’s World Cup stadiums will not stage matches for up to three weeks before the tournament begins, under a ruling by football’s governing body FIFA. FIFA ordered local matches scheduled at the country’s 12 World Cup stadiums from May 20 to June 1 to be shifted, reported Xinhua citing an e-mail sent to Brazil’s ...

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Brazil opens Curitiba World Cup stadium

Rio de Janeiro, March 30 : Brazil’s Arena da Baixada World Cup stadium officially reopened Saturday after more than two years of construction work. The stadium’s first World Cup test event saw Atletico Paranaense draw 0-0 with J. Malucelli in Brazil’s Parana-state league, reported Xinhua. Only 10,000 tickets were made available for the match, less than a quarter of the ...

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