Engineer Arne Laugwitz has his work cut out for him. He's in charge of producing a fabric roof for the Arena da Amazônia in the Brazilian city of Manaus, one of the venues for the 2014 Soccer World Cup.
Qatar's World Cup preparations have veered from controversy to controversy over the past four years. With another five to go until the first ball is kicked, we take a look at one of football's most complex sagas.
The head of the Italian football association has resigned after the country's national team failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in decades. Italy's coach had been sacked last week.
Peru have reached the World Cup for the first time since 1982 after defeating New Zealand 2-0 thanks to goals from Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos. This makes Peru the final team to book their ticket to Russia.
Senior US military experts say the effects of climate change could cause a migration wave of 20 million climate refugees over the next 20 years. But climate risk insurance schemes could prevent it.
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