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Day 27: As tragedy hits the World Cup, will it be swept under the carpet?

Through the duration of the World Cup, Road to Brazil 2014 Editor Alec Herron accounts his experiences working as a Translator for BBC Sport…. The #Copadascopas – #WorldCupofWorldCups as its being described in Brazilian social media was hit by a major disaster yesterday, as a flyover bridge being installed in host city Belo Horizonte collapsed onto an active motorway,… Read More ›

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Day 27: As tragedy hits the World Cup, will it be swept under the carpet?

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Through the duration of the World Cup, Road to Brazil 2014 Editor Alec Herron accounts his experiences working as a Translator for BBC Sport…. The #Copadascopas – #WorldCupofWorldCups as its being described in Brazilian social media was hit by a major disaster yesterday, as a flyover bridge being installed in host city Belo Horizonte collapsed onto an active motorway,… Read More ›

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Teams of 2014: Germany

Mesut Özil is under immense pressure in Germany to perfom. @Steindy

How did they qualify? Pretty comfortably in all honesty. As expected the European powerhouse breezed through qualification winning 9 out of 10 games. The only surprise came during a pulsating 4-4 draw against Sweden where the Swedes came from 0-4 down with 30 minutes to play. During the campaign it was not a question of… Read More ›

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Thank you Blues: An Italian look at victory over England

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Road to Brazil 2014’s Italian contributor Isabella Elmi talks us through the Azzuri’s opening victory over England.  Nutella @Nutella_Italia 7 h Oggi è proprio il caso di fare una #colazione da…CAMPIONI! Grazie #Azzurri! #VivoAzzurro #Italia #ForzaAzzurri #ITA pic.twitter.com/IFutYIZUIz When the famous brand Nutella says thanks to the Italian players, we have to admit that defending… Read More ›

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Cooked and Eaten: How Italy fared against Costa Rica

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“Cooked and Eaten” wrote the most famous Italian newspaper, La Gazzetta dello Sport.  Italians usually say ‘from the stars to the cowshed’ when something positive turn out to be negative. The Italian team lost 0-1 to Costa Rica last Friday afternoon, after winning against England last week.  Supporters were not so enthusiastic about the team tactics chosen… Read More ›

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