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BRAZIL

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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Jun 16, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo: Honduras and Iran
A Honduran diplomat and an Iranian-Japanese schoolboy offer the views on their teams' chances in Brazil.
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JAPAN
Jun 14, 2014
Fans in Brazil face high crime: ministry
Japanese soccer fans in the Brazilian city of Recife are braving one of the highest homicide rates in the world to see their team open its World Cup campaign.
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BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Jun 14, 2014
Sports spectacles face backlash
Plagued by delays and opposition at home, the World Cup in Brazil might be a turning point for sporting mega-events, forcing soccer's governing body and the International Olympic Committee to accept less ambitious bids to reduce the risk of public backlash.
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WORLD
Jun 13, 2014
Brazil wins, comes alive for World Cup despite protests
Brazil exploded with street parties as its soccer team won the opening game of the World Cup on Thursday, but scattered violent protests were a reminder that many locals remain angry over the billions spent to host the tournament.
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JAPAN
Jun 10, 2014
Donations send Tohoku kids to World Cup
Soccer fans in Chiba Prefecture have raised more than ¥2.5 million in donations to send four children from Tohoku's Oshika Peninsula to watch the Japan play in the World Cup in Brazil.
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 10, 2014
Will host Brazil win the World Cup?
For most people, Brazil is favored to win the World Cup as it's the country organizing the competition this year. But if history is any indication, a different outcome could be in the making.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Jun 9, 2014
World Cup video views from Tokyo: Cote d'Ivoire, Greece and Algeria
An Ivorian 'ambassador of goodwill,' a Greek diplomat and an Algerian businessman discuss their teams' prospects in the World Cup.
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WORLD
Jun 6, 2014
Brazil says it cannot guarantee readiness for World Cup
On a day when a transport workers's strike brought part of Brazil's biggest city to a halt, Brazil's Sports Minister said it was impossible to promise his country would be ready for next week's opening match of the World Cup.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Jun 4, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo: South Korea, France, the Netherlands and Spain
A South Korean sales rep, two Dutch Embassy workers, a French consultant and a Spanish ventriloquist discuss their teams' chances in the World Cup.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Jun 2, 2014
World Cup views from Tokyo: Portugal and Japan
A Portuguese financial consultant and a Japanese clothing company worker in Tokyo discuss their teams' chances in the World Cup.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Jun 1, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo and Yokohama: Belgium, Chile and Argentina
A Belgian researcher, a Chilean chef and an Argentine graphic designer in Tokyo and Yokohama discuss their national teams' prospects in Brazil.
COMMENTARY / World
May 29, 2014
World Cup without succor
International sports events such as the upcoming World Cup Championship in Brazil have become a severe burden on host countries. Haven't we had enough of this slapstick?
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
May 28, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo: Uruguay, Colombia and Japan
A Uruguayan mother, a Colombian researcher and a Japanese company worker in Tokyo discuss their national teams' chances in Brazil.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
May 26, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo: Nigeria, Ecuador and Mexico
A Nigerian student, an Ecuadorean diplomat and a self-employed Mexican in Tokyo discuss their national teams' chances in Brazil.
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WORLD
May 25, 2014
Soccer's crown jewel can't hide Brazil tensions
Brazil, by both area and population, is the fifth-largest nation on Earth. Its economy is perhaps the sixth- or seventh-largest and will soon surpass those of France and Britain. Yet this great state has barely registered its presence globally. In the complex flux of globalized popular culture or the...
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
May 25, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo: Ghana and Costa Rica
A Ghanaian academic and a Costa Rican student in Tokyo discuss their teams' chances in the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
May 21, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo: Bosnia, Switzerland and Italy
A Bosnian teacher, Swiss student and Italian businessman weigh up their teams' prospects in next month's FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
May 19, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo: Brazil, Russia and Japan
A Brazilian translator, Russian student and Japanese singer discuss their teams' prospects in next month's FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
May 18, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Ishikawa: USA and Australia
A Team USA fan and a Socceroo follower in Komatsu, Ishikawa Prefecture, discuss their teams' prospects in next month's FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
May 14, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo: Croatia and Japan
A Japanese blues singer and a Croatian actor discuss the prospects for their national teams in next month's FIFA World Cup.

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