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Topic - The 2014 World Cup
Brazil's tourism board said Tuesday that it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup.
Escalating soccer violence in Brazil is sparking fears of a new wave of confrontations in South America's biggest city.
Showered in confetti and flanked by sequined samba queens, Rio's mayor symbolically relinquished control of the city to its rotund Carnival king on Friday to kick off the five-day festivities, a time of joyous excess when the streets fill with roving percussion bands and throngs of dancing, drinking revelers.
Former Brazil striker Bebeto is joining ex-teammate Ronaldo on the 2014 World Cup organizing committee.
The 2014 World Cup has officially begun, with the United States being drawn with Jamaica in qualifying for the North, Central America and Caribbean region for the tournament in Brazil.
Strong wind has damaged part of the auditorium holding the 2014 World Cup qualifying draw. The damage apparently will not disrupt the event.
World champion Spain was drawn on Saturday with 1998 winner France, Georgia, Belarus and Finland in a qualifying group for the 2014 tournament _ the first World Cup in Brazil in 64 years.
UEFA says Europe will retain the same format to decide which 13 nations qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Bob Bradley led the U.S. men to an upset of World Cup champion Spain, their first appearance in a final at a major FIFA tournament and the top spot in their group in South Africa.