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Rio Mayor Vows To Punish Those Responsible For Defects To Havelange Stadium Roof
Published May 13, 2013
ITALY TO TRAIN AT JOAO HAVELANGE: BLOOMBERG's Tariq Panja reported the stadium will be used as a training venue for football's Confederations Cup this summer. Italy, Tahiti and "one of the finalists of the World Cup warmup event are slated to train at the arena." A spokesperson for the mayor's office said, “The stadium is opening only for training. There will be no access to the public for viewing and no actual matches will be played there” (BLOOMBERG, 5/10).