Tag Archives: FIFA

Brazil Is Deadlier for Journalists Than Afghanistan

Report: Brazil Is Deadlier for Journalists Than Afghanistan The Dangerous World of Brazilian Journalism By Joshua Keating Sports commentary is not generally considered one of the more dangerous beats for journalists, but dig a little too deeply into Brazilian soccer … read more

Brazil President Rousseff will not attend FIFA Meeting

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil President Dilma Rousseff will not attend Tuesday’s formal opening of the FIFA Congress, a meeting of the world football body’s 209 members, the Sao Paulo newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reported Monday. The head … read more

Brazil : Subway strike suspended in Sao Paulo, may hit Rio

SAO PAULO (AP) — A paralyzing subway strike has been suspended, though union officials warn that if their demands for higher pay aren’t met they will call workers off the job again Thursday — the day Sao Paulo hosts the … read more

Challenging FIFA’s probe of Qatar World Cup scandal

Paul Crompton | Al Arabiya News Monday, 9 June 2014 FIFA’s chief ethics investigator, Michael Garcia, is due on Monday to submit the findings of his investigation into allegations that Qatar was involved in bribing its way through the bidding … read more