By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Injuries raise doubts about Brazil's World Cup preparations
Brazil in World Cup
Brazil's Neymar and teammates attend a training session, in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 29. Brazil will face Mexico on July 2 in the round of 16 for the soccer World Cup. - photo by ASSCOCIATED PRESS
SOCHI, Russia — Brazil is going out of its way to defend its World Cup preparations and show its players' injuries can't be blamed on excessive training.