June 1, 2014

Is the World Cup a Giant Waste of Money?

Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

Much as London tried to use the 2012 Summer Games to revivify a rotted corner of the East End, and Vancouver used the Winter Games to create a better highway from Vancouver to Whistler, Rio pledged to use the Cup and the Games to transform its thousands of violent, poor favelas into better places.

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