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Feed closing for the moment

Posted by Henry Peirse on September 14, 2016 at 5:35 AM

We will be discontinuing this feed with immediate effect.

We've launched a bigger, better and more bespoke feed from www.paydesk.co/stories

This will include stories pitched by the network of reporters and correspondents, as well as requests, what we're covering and much more.

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Fifa World Cup 2014: live

Posted by Henry Peirse on June 15, 2014 at 4:05 AM

GRNlive correspondent Frederick Bernas is in Sao Paulo and Bruce Douglas is in Rio de Janeiro

The Telegraph: Follow latest news, pictures, videos and analysis from the countdown to Brazil World Cup 2014 as the tournament continues..."Franz Beckenbauer is cancelling his trip to the World Cup in Brazil in the light of Fifa suspending him for 90 days over the inve...

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Brazil v Croatia referee scandalous - Dejan Lovren

Posted by Henry Peirse on June 13, 2014 at 4:20 AM

GRNlive correspondents are across Brazil and Dalibor Dobric is in Zagreb

BBC: The referee who awarded Brazil a controversial penalty should not be officiating at the World Cup, says Croatia defender Dejan Lovren. The hosts won the opening game 3-1, but with the score at 1-1 with 20 minutes left, Japanese referee Yuichi Nishimura judged Lovren to have pulled down striker Fred, despite minimal contact. N...

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World Cup opens with music, passion and Jennifer Lopez

Posted by Henry Peirse on June 13, 2014 at 4:15 AM

GRNlive correspondent Frederick Bernas watched the opening ceremony with people ejected from their homes to make way for the stadium

The Guardian: Anyone who tuned in to the World Cup's opening ceremony hoping to learn precisely what a World Cup opening ceremony is for would have come away slightly disappointed. Unlike, say, Olympic opening ceremonies they are not supposed to be any kind of reflection on the host country. Indeed, such parochialism would be downright frowned upon by toda...

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Thai Coup Leaders Seek Free-to-Air World Cup Soccer Broadcasts

Posted by Henry Peirse on June 12, 2014 at 4:25 AM

GRNlive correspondents Andrew Chant and Andrew Drummond are in Bangkok

Wall Street Journal: Thailand’s military junta extended its campaign to win hearts and minds Thursday by trying to negotiate a last-minute deal with private TV companies and the telecoms regulator to enable all 64 World Cup soccer matches to be shown on free television. The move, which is in line with the junta...

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Simmering tension threatens to sully Brazil extravaganza

Posted by Henry Peirse on June 11, 2014 at 4:20 AM

GRNlive correspondent Frederick Bernas is in Sao Paulo and Bruce Douglas is in Rio de Janeiro

Reuters: Simmering civil tension and the stench of corruption threatens to sully Brazil's global soccer party when the World Cup kicks off on Thursday against a backdrop of protests, unrest and alleged political graft. What was to be a soccer celebration is in danger of being hijacked by...

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Fifa World Cup 2014: live

Posted by Henry Peirse on June 10, 2014 at 4:25 AM

GRNlive correspondents are across Brazil and can provide live reporting, video newsgathering, stills photography and fixing. Please contact us for details

The Telegraph: Follow latest news, pictures, videos and analysis from the countdown to Brazil World Cup 2014 as the 32 teams prepare for their opening fixtures this week

Pele says protests may hurt World Cup

Posted by Kate Halliwell on May 20, 2014 at 4:40 AM

GRNlive correspondent Bruce Douglas is in Rio de Janiero

BBC News: The Brazilian footballing great Pele says he fears the many protests in the country could hurt the World Cup. Thousands of Brazilians have been taking to the streets to protest against the high costs of hosting of the tournament. Pele said he sympathised with the demonstrators, adding that many foreigners could cancel their trips to...

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A month before the World Cup kicks off, is Brazil ready?

Posted by Henry Peirse on May 12, 2014 at 4:20 AM

GRNlive correspondent Bruce Douglas is in Rio de Janiero

AFP YouTube: One month before the World Cup, Brazil is still experiencing major delays, causing FIFA to worry that the country won't be ready on time. Though the stadiums should have been delivered by December, many will only be ready Mid-May.

Brazil - World Cup coverage

Posted by Henry Peirse on May 8, 2014 at 4:00 AM

GRNlive correspondent Bruce Douglas in Rio de Janeiro says 2 stories are occupying Brazilan minds at the moment

Do Brazilians still love their national side?

With the accouncement of the Brazilan team, will this finally get Brazilians excited about the World Cup? So far, there has been a lack of interest - Rio's mayor's office has yet to receive an application for painting streets in national colours - normally a tradition; lots of football fans are disillusioned with the players ...

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