4:16 pm, Wed 27 Nov 2013
Brazilian club Corinthians, who will occupy the Sao Paulo stadium upon completion, issued the following
short statement on their website:
The board of Corinthians Paulista Sports Club deeply regrets the accident earlier at Corinthians Arena.
No other information at this time.
4:07 pm, Wed 27 Nov 2013
The Itaquerao Stadium seen during an earlier phase of its construction in May this year.
The Itaquerao stadium, due to host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, was 94% completed at the time of the accident.
The damage could delay the completion of the stadium, which must meet FIFA's December deadline.
4:06 pm, Wed 27 Nov 2013
Three people were killed after a construction accident at the Itaquerao Stadium in Brazil, due to host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, the Associated Press reported.
4:01 pm, Wed 27 Nov 2013
Part of a World Cup stadium in Sao Paulo has collapsed, causing "significant damage," the Associated Press reported.
Television images showed a large metal structure had buckled, destroying part of the stand on the east side of the Itaquerao stadium in Brazil.