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  • Rio police detain protesters before World Cup final

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro police said on Saturday they had detained 19 people with a history of committing vandalism during protests as Brazil tries to pre-empt any potential violent demonstrations during Sunday's World Cup final....
  • Brazil defensive woes resurface quickly against Dutch

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's defensive woes were again evident early in their World Cup third-place playoff against the Netherlands on Saturday when skipper Thiago Silva gave away a third-minute penalty and an error by David Luiz put the Dutch 2-0 up...
  • Ukraine situation will not affect 2018 World Cup - Mutko

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The political crisis in the Ukraine will have no impact on Russia's preparations for the 2018 World Cup finals according to Vitaly Mutko, Russia's sports minister who is also a member of FIFA's executive committee. Mutko was...
  • Argentines flood Rio for World Cup championship

    RIO DE JANEIRO The Buenos Aires taxicab pulled up to Maracana Stadium Friday afternoon with a giant Argentina flag flapping from its trunk after a 37-hour journey. Out popped Ariel Banega, Juan Arrieta and brothers Matias and Diego Romero Vetera all in...
  • Argentina need 'perfect' match to beat Germans

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Argentina must play a flawless game on Sunday if they are to beat a powerful German team and lift the World Cup for the third time, their coach Alejandro Sabella said. Germany go into the final at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana...
  • Netherlands beats Brazil, 3-0, in World Cup's third-place game

    Netherlands beats Brazil, 3-0, in World Cup's third-place game
    One more, with gusto for the Dutch, who finish off Brazil, 3-0, in the third-place game of the World Cup. Arjen Robben, who seems to have a role in every scoring threat for the Netherlands, starts another with a dribble down the right side and a dish...
  • Dutch exceed expectations under talismanic Van Gaal

    (Reuters) - The Netherlands far exceeded expectation in finishing third at the World Cup in Brazil, tearing up not only up the formbook but their own rules on how best to play the game as their coach provided a talismanic touch. They also set a new...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience

     Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience
    Dan Gaspar's unforgettable World Cup moment arrived not in one of Brazil's frenzied stadiums, filled with their uninhibited joy and extra-time heartache. It came with security forces surrounding the Iranian soccer team. It also isn't what you probably...
  • Brazil blunder again to hand Dutch third place

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil signed off from their home World Cup to a cacophony of boos on Saturday as the defensive errors that crushed their bid for a sixth title resurfaced in a shoddy 3-0 loss to the Netherlands in the third-place playoff match....
  • Brazil pay heavy price for tactical naivety, immaturity

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil came into the World Cup expecting nothing less than victory but tactical naivety, a lack of emotional preparation and an inability to overcome the loss of two leading players cost them the chance of winning a sixth title....
  • James holds court in Rio before World Cup final

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - LeBron James made his first public appearance since announcing he was returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, holding court with a group of starry-eyed Brazilian basketballers on the eve of the World Cup final in Rio. Just 24...