RIO DE JANEIRO: With less than three months to go until the start of the games, work on parts of Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Park and Olympic Village was halted on Monday amid fears for the safety of workers, Brazil's Ministry of Labour and Employment said.
2014 World Cup
RIO DE JANEIRO: The average attendance at 2014 World Cup matches is now the second highest of all time with an average gate of 52,762 overtaking the 52,491 at the 2006 tournament in Germany, FIFA said on Sunday.
Algerian football team received warm welcome on their return from Brazil after participating in the 2014 World Cup. Algeria , who had broken their own record by passing the knock-out stage into round of 16 game, in which they faced the mighty team of Germany. The Algerian team played with confidence throughout the 90 minutes, denying the Germans a victory till extra time.The final result was 2-1 to Germany but the spectacular play of the Algerians won the admiration of many spectators, not least at home. Algerian…