• Brazil can light up Britain's Olympics
    The Brits, evidently, are not greatly impressed with the idea of Olympic soccer. Last week the Olympic Games organizers announced that they were withdrawing 500,000 soccer tickets. Half a million tickets taken off the market -- because they're not selling in this soccer-devoted country. The move also involved a massive downsizing of the stadiums -- i.e. closing off whole tiers -- where soccer is to be played.