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Brazil Asks Adidas To Stop Selling World Cup T-Shirts Using Sex Appeal To Promote It

By Jim McCoy Tue 25th February SportsAdidasBrazilWorld Cup soccer
Brazil's tourism board says it has asked Adidas to stop selling World Cup products that use sex appeal to promote the host country. The government agency released a statement Tuesday condemning some T-shirts that were being sold on Adidas' web site, including one which said "Lookin' to Score," with a woman in bikini in front of the word "Brazil" and an image of the Sugar Loaf mountain inRead More »

Brazil Asks FIFA, Hotels To Lower Prices For 2014 World Cup

By Jim McCoy Tue 20th August SportsBrazilsoccerWorld Cup
Brazil's tourism board says it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup. The request comes just days after a study showed that room rates will be up to 500 percent more expensive during the World Cup in some hotels offered by the FIFA-appointed agency MATCH Services. The tourism board says MATCH and the hotels need to fiRead More »

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