FIFA World Cup

World Cup Begins Thursday
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil kicks off Thursday with a match between Brazil and Croatia, but there are plenty of other stories to talk about before the first game.
Striking Subway Workers Clash With Police In Brazil
Brazilian police and striking subway workers clashed Monday in a central commuter station, with union officials threatening to maintain the work stoppage through the World Cup opening match here this week.
Authorities are deeply worried about the strike because the subway is the main means of transpo…
Crane Accident Kills Two At Brazilian Soccer Stadium
Officials now say two workers are dead after a crane collapse at a Brazilian soccer stadium construction site. 
Earlier reports indicated three people had been killed in today's accident at an arena slated to host the FIFA World Cup opener in São Paulo next summer. 
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