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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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  • 2 US ski team prospects die, 4 escape unhurt in avalanche near training base in Austrian Alps

    Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps. The team said Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, died in the incident near the Rettenbach glacier in the...
  • U.S. Ski Team Members Killed In Austrian Avalanche

    SOELDEN, Austria — Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps. The team said Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, died in the incident near the...
  • US skier Mikaela Shiffrin takes World Cup slalom by huge 1.68-second winning margin

    American skier Mikaela Shiffrin continued her recent resurgence in slalom by convincingly winning her second straight World Cup race, leaving her rivals in awe four weeks before she defends her world title in Beaver Creek. In sunny conditions and cheered...
  • Germany's Felix Loch extends overall lead with 3rd luge World Cup win of season

    Olympic champion Felix Loch won his third luge World Cup of the season and Germany made it a weekend's clean sweep by also winning the team relay on Sunday. Loch, a four-time world champion, was fastest in both runs for a combined time of 1 minute, 39....
  • Mikaela Shiffrin dominates in another World Cup slalom victory

    American skier Mikaela Shiffrin continued her recent resurgence in slalom by convincingly winning her second straight World Cup race, leaving her rivals in awe four weeks before she defends her world title in Beaver Creek, Colo. In sunny conditions...
  • Norweigans Marit Bjoergen, Petter Northug win second stages on cross-country Tour de Ski

    Marit Bjoergen led another Norwegian sweep of the podium Sunday to win the second stage of the women's cross-country Tour de Ski, while Norway's Petter Northug won the men's race. Bjoergen, the six-time Olympic champion, completed the 10-kilometer...
  • Germany's Freitag wins 3rd stop of 4 Hills Tour, Austria's Kraft extends lead

    Ski jumper Richard Freitag ended a 12-year German victory drought at the Four Hills Tour by winning the third stop Sunday, while Austria's Stefan Kraft placed second to extend his lead in the event standings. Freitag jumped 133.5 and 132 meters for a...
  • American Mikaela Shiffrin dominates to win World Cup slalom

    ZAGREB, Croatia -- American skier Mikaela Shiffrin won a women's World Cup slalom by a huge margin on Sunday to continue her recent resurgence. Cheered by 8,000 spectators, the Olympic champion posted the fastest time in both runs to finish in an...
  • A Boost For Tucker West's Career — And For The Old Backyard Luge Track

     A Boost For Tucker West's Career — And For The Old Backyard Luge Track
    RIDGEFIELD — The weather forecast was not good when Tucker West came home for Christmas. Not good for making ice on a luge track, anyway. Tucker and his dad, Brett, had been hoping for cold temperatures so they could use their backyard track....
  • 2015 travel, from major anniversaries to sporting events

    2015 travel, from major anniversaries to sporting events
    The year 2015 teems with major anniversaries, from the 50th remembrance of the Selma Bridge Crossing in Alabama to the 450th birthday of St. Augustine, Fla., and the 800th staging of the Lord Mayor's Show in London. Check these out on our annual calendar,...
  • Mayo: Will 2015 be peachy keen?

    Happy New Year! If ever a year looked "meh" on paper, 2015 is it. No big elections, just endless talk about the 2016 election. No Olympics, just the Women's World Cup in Canada. And the two biggest celebrations on tap are Gov. Rick Scott's second...