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  • African teams look to make progress at World Cup

    African teams look to make progress at World Cup
    FIFA made an extraordinary decision when it awarded the last World Cup to South Africa, welcoming a nation and a continent to stand center stage under the hottest spotlight in international sports. And despite a few glitches, the 2010 tournament was a...
  • FIFA bans Franz Beckenbauer for not cooperating with investigation

    FIFA bans Franz Beckenbauer for not cooperating with investigation
    Franz Beckenbauer, who won World Cups with West Germany as both a player and coach, was banned by FIFA on Friday from any association with soccer for 90 days after being accused of not cooperating with an investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup...
  • World Cup first: Spain and Netherlands open play in a finals rematch

    World Cup first: Spain and Netherlands open play in a finals rematch
    Never before have the World Cup finalists met in the opening round of the succeeding tournament. From the first-time-for-everything department, it's defending champion Spain versus runner-up Netherlands -- on just the second lap of the 4 1/2-week soccer...
  • World Cup on Friday: Spain vs. Netherlands, Mexico vs. Cameroon

    World Cup on Friday: Spain vs. Netherlands, Mexico vs. Cameroon
    FRIDAY'S WORLD CUP GAMES Group A: MEXICO vs. CAMEROON Where: Natal. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN2, Univision. The buzz: Mexico has lost its last two games and didn't score in either. One reason for that could be the absence of midfielder Luis...
  • Netherlands routs defending champs Spain

    Netherlands routs defending champs Spain
    The Netherlands rallied from a goal down to hand defending champion Spain a 5-1 mauling in its first game at the 2014 soccer World Cup. In a rematch of the 2010 final, which Spain won 1-0, Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben each scored two goals for...
  • Mexico, Brazil advance following World Cup victories

    Mexico, Brazil advance following World Cup victories
    Three cheers for Western Hemisphere teams at the World Cup, one for each that has gained admission to the knockout phase. So far, the West has proved itself best. Brazil, Mexico and Chile moved forward Monday along with a geographical outlier, the...
  • Former U.S. coach Bruce Arena offers his World Cup predictions

    Former U.S. coach Bruce Arena offers his World Cup predictions
    The greatest sporting event on the planet, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, begins Thursday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with the host country and favorite, Brazil, taking on a competitive Croatian team. I believe this World Cup will leave many of the traditional powers...
  • World Cup: Another controversial call during Mexico win over Cameroon

    Two games down. Two (maybe three) critically cockeyed calls by referees. Too much unwanted attention focused on the dudes with the whistles and rear-pocket notebooks. Giovani dos Santos of Mexico easily could have been working on a hat trick during...
  • Preserving Cameroon's treasures

    Preserving Cameroon's treasures
    Cameroon, located on the west coast of Africa between Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea, is a nation of unparalleled beauty and biological diversity. Mt. Cameroon, in the west, is one of Africa's largest volcanoes, reaching 13,255 feet; in the north of the...
  • A casualty of Africa's war on gays

     A casualty of Africa's war on gays
    DOUALA, Cameroon — For Cameroonian Roger Jean-Claude Mbede, being gay came with a prison sentence, and ultimately, a death sentence. A few weeks ago, I had to say goodbye to Jean-Claude, my dear friend and client. He died at the age of 35 in his...
  • Cameroon forces kill 40 Boko Haram militants

    Cameroon forces kill 40 Boko Haram militants
    Cameroon security forces killed some 40 Boko Haram militants in clashes in the country's far north, state radio said Sunday, shortly after the release of two Italian priests and a Canadian nun suspected to have been held by the Islamist group. A...