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Brazil Speeds Up Venue Construction After Nearly Getting Axed From World Cup

Many in Brazil sighed with relief after international football officials this week approved a construction delay for a Curitiba city stadium.  Last month, FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) threatened to remove Curitiba from the 2014 World Cup for failing to meet a series of construction deadlines.  The stadium is now due for completion in mid-May, about a month before the start of the world's most important football event.  Nearly 1,400...

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