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Manaus and São Paulo Confirmed as Hosts of Olympic Football

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Both Manaus and São Paulo have been confirmed as two of six cities to host football (soccer) games for the 2016 Olympic Games held mainly in Rio de Janeiro. Manaus was cleared by the FIFA after the football organization had voiced concerns about the suitability of the stadium 3000km away from Rio.

Football governing organization FIFA . . .

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