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With WCup a year away, Brazil vows to be ready

Updated: June 12, 2013, 7:16 PM ET
Associated Press

BRASILIA, Brazil -- Brazil is a year from the World Cup, admitting to mistakes in its preparations but vowing to be ready in time.

After facing difficulties getting its stadiums ready for the Confederations Cup -- the warm-up tournament that begins in Brasilia on Saturday -- Brazil is promising that things will be different ahead of the 32-team World Cup.

FIFA said it won't accept it any other way, and Brazilian authorities and local organizers say delays that plagued construction ...

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