Brazil pulled off the World Cup. But an even higher hurdle looms: the 2016 Olympics.

By Dom Phillips, July 15, 2014

Against the odds, Brazil pulled off a successful World Cup. Stadiums were ready, if only just. Huge protests failed to materialize. Airports functioned, and the hospitality of the Brazilian people enchanted foreigners. But can the country do the same for the 2016 Summer Olympics?

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