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  • n  a port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic
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  • Soccer-Uruguay skip practice before Spanish test
    By Andrew Downie RECIFE, Brazil, June 15 - Uruguay cancelled a training session at the Arena Pernambuco ahead of their Confederations Cup opener against Spain but insisted it would not undermine their preparations for Sunday's match. "We are used to these kinds of things," midfielder Cristian Rodriguez said after a closed training session on Saturday morning. "The match itself is more difficult ...
    June 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Why the World Cup cannot save Brazil's tourism industry
    By Brad Haynes RECIFE, Brazil (Reuters) - For soccer fans flocking to Confederations Cup matches in Brazil's tropical northeast next week, getting tickets to the stadium should be simple - but two in three will not find accommodations in the host city Recife. Officials are sending visitors as far as 120 kilometers (75 miles) inland to spend the night, a detour on par with staying in Philadelphia ...
    June 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Soccer-Valdes stays silent on whether he or Casillas will start
    RECIFE, Brazil, June 14 (Reuters) - Victor Valdes refuses to say if he or Real Madrid's Iker Casillas will start Spain's game against Uruguay on Sunday but whether the Barcelona keeper plays or not, he is just delighted to be at the Confederations Cup. Valdes is one of seven Barca players out to complete an awesome full house of nine major tournament honours. Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Xavi ...
    June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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