Rousseff and Blatter to discuss disputes regarding the organization of 2014 World Cup in Brazil

FIFA has asked Brazil to suspend several laws while it hosts the World Cup, including one that requires theatrical and sports events to provide half-price tickets to people over 65, the Estado de Sao Paulo reported.

The laws, FIFA says, threaten to increase the governing body’s costs, reduce its ability to protect its brands and sponsors’ trademarks and to saddle FIFA with other legal liabilities, Estado said, citing Orlando Silva, Brazil’s sports minister.

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