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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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  • Juergen Klinsmann a finalist for FIFA World Coach of the Year

    Juergen Klinsmann a finalist for FIFA World Coach of the Year
    Juergen Klinsmann, who led the U.S. national team to the Round of 16 in last summer's World Cup, is one of 10 finalists for FIFA's World Coach of the Year award. Other candidates for the honor include Klinsmann protege Joachim Loew, who led Germany to...
  • Record run: Lindsey Vonn matches all-time World Cup wins mark at 62

    CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Lindsey Vonn never thought she would make it this far. Perhaps that's why, after matching the World Cup's all-time record for wins Sunday, she rated it "right below" her Olympic gold medal on her lengthy list of career...
  • Rob Blake's career highlights

    Rob Blake's career highlights
    A look at the career highlights of former Kings defenseman Rob Blake. Born: Dec. 10, 1969, Simcoe, Canada. Drafted: Fourth round, 70th overall, 1988. Inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame: 2014. Family: Wife, Brandy. Son Max, 13, daughter Brooke, 12,...
  • Regional Digest: West Wins Silver In Luge

    West Wins Silver In Luge Tucker West of Ridgefield, who competed in luge in the Olympics last year, won a silver medal at the World Junior National championships in Lillehammer Friday. It was West's final singles race as a junior. West, 19, became the...
  • ArtsQuest hopes to score again with Soccerfest: The sequel

    ArtsQuest hopes to score again with Soccerfest: The sequel
    Hoping to build on what it says were crowds totaling 52,000 who watched screenings of World Cup soccer matches at its SteelStacks campus last year, ArtsQuest says it hopes to hold similar showings for the Women’s World Cup from June 6 to July 5....
  • ArtsQuest hopes to score again with second SoccerFest

    Hoping to build on what it says were crowds totaling 52,000 who watched screenings of World Cup soccer matches at its SteelStacks campus last year, ArtsQuest says it hopes to hold similar showings for the Women's World Cup from June 6 to July 5....
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins 3rd FIFA Player of the Year award

    Cristiano Ronaldo wins 3rd FIFA Player of the Year award
    ZURICH -- Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014 on Monday, earning the title of world's best football player for a third time. He easily beat four-time winner Lionel Messi and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in a vote of national...
  • Galaxy's Oscar Sorto, Gyasi Zardes called up to national team

    Galaxy's Oscar Sorto, Gyasi Zardes called up to national team
    Coach Juergen Klinsmann has called up a primarily young and domestically based roster for the U.S. national soccer team's first training camp of the new year, which is set to begin Monday at StubHub Center. Nineteen of the 28 players summoned are less...
  • U.S. remains 27th in FIFA world rankings

    The U.S. national soccer team will begin the new year where it ended the last one, ranked 27th in the world, according to the FIFA rankings released Thursday. There were few international matches played since the December rankings were announced, so...
  • Derrick Rose's slump extends to defensive end too

    Derrick Rose's slump extends to defensive end too
    There's an enduring image from this summer's FIBA World Cup in Spain of Derrick Rose in a tight, squat defensive stance, picking up his opponent full-court. Rose didn't clap or hike up his shorts, so this wasn't Michael Jordan and Gary Payton dueling in...
  • In shunning L.A., USOC turns down a gold-medal performer

    In shunning L.A., USOC turns down a gold-medal performer
    The U.S. Olympic Committee could have taken a big step toward bringing home the 2024 Summer Games on Thursday by nominating a diverse entertainment capital with perfect weather, sparkling venues, past Olympic experience and a welcoming public. Instead,...