Discussion

FIFA: No plans to cancel Confed Cup amid protests

Updated: June 21, 2013, 1:02 PM ET
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Soccer's governing body has no plans to cancel the Confederations Cup in Brazil despite the violent anti-government protests spreading across the country.

An estimated 1 million protesters took to the streets in more than 80 cities on Thursday night in the biggest show of anger yet against the government, which is being accused of corruption, high prices and a lack of investment in public services.

"At no stage, I repeat at no stage, has FIFA, the Local Organizing ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE SPORTS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM