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Spotlight shifts to Brazil 2014

With the sun setting on the 2010 World Cup, the focus now shifts to Brazil – host of the 2014 World Cup. South America’s largest country will host the tournament for the second time – the first was in 1950. It will … Continue reading

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Why England are better than Brazil

… and New Zealand are better than both of them. World Cup performances, adjusted for GDP and population http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/interactive/2010/jul/06/world-cup-2010-england-brazil

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World Cup spending criticised

South Africa has spent more than $2 billion on infrastructure to get ready for the World Cup, but critics say a lot of the money is pushing aside the poor.Despite ongoing debate over the strength or weakness of economic gains … Continue reading

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Stink of scandal from South Africa’s ‘giraffe stadium’

“My home is one of the closest ones to the new stadium. It is so close to it that when there is a match there I feel like I am also inside the stadium. I was happy when I heard … Continue reading

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