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  • Unfinished World Cup stadium opens in Brazil

    The World Cup stadium in the Brazilian host city of Cuiaba is staging its first official match with only half of its seats installed and construction work still underway.

  • This photo released by Portal da Copa shows Arena da Amazonia stadium on the day of its inauguration in Manaus in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, Sunday, March 9, 2014. Three stadiums still have to be finished, including the one hosting the opener in Sao Paulo in about three months. (AP Photo/Jose Zamith, Portal da Copa)

    Brazil inaugurates another World Cup stadium

    Brazilian officials have inaugurated the Arena da Amazonia in the jungle city of Manaus, the ninth World Cup stadium to become available for football's showcase event. Three still have to be finished, including the one hosting the opener in Sao Paulo in about three months.

  • Renovated World Cup stadium holds 1st test event

    The World Cup stadium in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre held its first test event Saturday, an important step before it's finally handed over to FIFA for soccer's showcase event.

  • Porto Alegre World Cup stadium holds test event

    The World Cup stadium in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre held its first test event on Saturday.

  • FILE - This Dec. 10, 2013 file photo shows an aerial view of the Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus, Brazil. A worker was injured in an accident outside this World Cup stadium, local organizers said Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Organizers in charge of the stadium's construction said the worker was hurt while dismantling a crane that was used to install the roof. (AP Photo/Renata Brito, File)

    Work continues after death at World Cup stadium

    Work remains underway at the World Cup stadium in the jungle city of Manaus despite a Brazilian union's threat to strike to protest a worker's death at the venue.

  • FILE - This Dec. 10, 2013 file photo shows an aerial view of the Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus, Brazil. A worker was injured in an accident outside this World Cup stadium, local organizers said Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Organizers in charge of the stadium's construction said the worker was hurt while dismantling a crane that was used to install the roof. (AP Photo/Renata Brito, File)

    Worker dies outside World Cup venue in Brazil

    A worker was killed in an accident outside the World Cup stadium in the jungle city of Manaus, local organizers said Friday, in the latest incident tarnishing Brazil's image as it tries to get ready for soccer's showcase event in June.

  • Collapsed roofing cleared from World Cup stadium

    Constructors say they have removed the giant roofing structure that destroyed part of the World Cup stadium in Sao Paulo after a crane collapsed last year.

  • Organizers happy with work at Curitiba venue

    Brazilian authorities said Wednesday the pace of construction has improved at the delayed World Cup stadium in Curitiba and are optimistic the southern city will still be able to host games.

  • Work resumes at World Cup stadium in Brazil

    A labor court has allowed construction to resume at the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus.

  • Labor court halts work at Brazil World Cup stadium

    A labor court on Sunday halted construction in part of the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus, further delaying the venue that will host England vs. Italy and three other matches next June.

  • Prosecutors seek to stop work at World Cup stadium

    Public prosecutors want to halt construction at the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus.

  • Union: Worker warned crane was on unstable ground

    A safety engineer at the World Cup stadium where a giant crane collapse killed two workers allegedly warned his supervisor of possible problems with the operation, only to have his concerns brushed aside, a labor union leader charged Thursday, as sniping over the accident heated up.

  • Union: Worker warned crane was on unstable ground

    A safety engineer at the World Cup stadium where a giant crane collapse killed two workers allegedly warned his supervisor of possible problems with the operation, only to have his concerns brushed aside, a labor union leader charged Thursday, as sniping over the accident heated up.

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