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FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup
The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played June 12 through July 13 in Brazil. The tournament features 32 teams at 12 venues in nine host cities. Spain won the 2010 World Cup, its first, and Italy won the 2006 cup, the country's fourth title. Full Coverage.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played June 12 through July 13 in Brazil. The tournament features 32 teams at 12 venues in nine host cities. Spain won the 2010 World Cup, its first, and Italy won the 2006 cup, the country's fourth title. Full Coverage. « Show less

Top FIFA World Cup Articles

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  • Make-A-Wish to send local teen to World Cup Games in Brazil

    Make-A-Wish to send local teen to World Cup Games in Brazil
    On Sunday, 18-year-old Mustapha Khawaja will leave his La Crescenta home in a limousine headed for the airport and, ultimately, Brazil and the World Cup games. Once there, he will watch two soccer matches and sight see with his family. His one-week, all...
  • Titles, Olympics, redemption highlight 2013 La Cañada sports year

    Titles, Olympics, redemption highlight 2013 La Cañada  sports year
    Redemption, rebirth and renewal were some of the storylines that dominated a successful sports year for the teams and students-athletes from La Cañada Flintridge in 2013. Among some of the accolades earned were Olympic berths, CIF Southern Section...
  • La Cañada luger Kate Hansen ready to go in Sochi

    La Cañada luger Kate Hansen ready to go in Sochi
    More than a decade after Kate Hansen first began her days practicing the luge, she finds herself upon the doorstep of realizing her Olympics dream. In her second attempt at making the United States Olympics women’s luge team, the La Cañada High...
  • Grant Gordon: 'Go Kate, go!'

    Grant Gordon: 'Go Kate, go!'
    “The Olympic games are coming and she’s on the luge team/ She’s the fastest on the ice that anybody’s ever seen/ Go Kate, go!” - Ukulele Bartt It’s hard to know somebody after just one phone call. It’s an...
  • Kate Hansen 'focused' on eve of Olympics debut

    Kate Hansen 'focused' on eve of Olympics debut
    With members of her family now having joined her in Sochi, Russia, Kate Hansen is zeroing in on her Winter Olympics debut. Hansen, a 2010 La Cañada High graduate, will make her first Olympics run in the women’s singles luge on Monday at 6:30 a.m....
  • Luge racer Kate Hansen wins gold in World Cup

    Luge racer Kate Hansen wins gold in World Cup
    Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge from La Cañada Flintridge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday. Holcomb became the seventh two-man...
  • Kate Hansen makes history with World Cup win

    Kate Hansen makes history with World Cup win
    Though the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia loom huge on the horizon, for Kate Hansen and the United States luge team nothing changed as it relates to carrying on with the World Cup season. But Hansen changed Team USA’s momentum heading...
  • Flintridge Bookstore makes reading a family matter

    Flintridge Bookstore makes reading a family matter
    Leila Thompsky had been saving up her allowance money for a special occasion, and on Sunday she got her chance to spend it on a personal passion — books — at the Fifth Annual Mother-Daughter Book Party hosted by Flintridge Bookstore &...
  • La Cañada school board gives update on state of district

    While President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night, members of the La Cañada Unified School Board updated the public on several matters related to the state of the district, from School Accountability Report Cards (SARC)...
  • La Cañada's Kate Hansen accomplishes dream in reaching Olympics

    La Cañada's Kate Hansen accomplishes dream in reaching Olympics
    An eight-year dream backed by more than a decade of training, preparation and sacrifice came true for 21-year-old La Cañada resident Kate Hansen. The luger and La Cañada High alumna was officially selected to the U.S. Olympics luge team on Sunday, two...
  • From the Back Pew: Obits are good reads

    From the Back Pew: Obits are good reads
    This may seem odd to some people, but I like reading obituaries. I find them fascinating. Sometimes I just skim through the professionally written ones — those of people you may or may not know who have a claim to fame, people such as Frances...
  • From the Back of the Pew: Sunday sporty Sunday

    This past Sunday I joked with one of our parish priests about the poor attendance at Mass. My parish has a very high Latino population, so I told him the Mexico-Argentina World Cup match was probably to blame. By now, most of you know Mexico was...