No expense was spared. A $50 billion statement of intent that in hosting the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia was back as a major player on the sporting stage.
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If watching a game at Rio de Janeiro's Maracanã stadium has been on your bucket list since the 2014 FIFA World Cup, you can now do so without adding a trip to the consulate as part of your itinerary.
Not even Marta making history could stop Brazil crumbling to defeat in an astonishing Women's World Cup match against Australia.