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FIFA World Cup

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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

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  • 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...
  • Ronaldo joins Strikers' new ownership group

    Ronaldo joins Strikers' new ownership group
    Ronaldo is joining forces with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. The Brazilian soccer superstar, who retired in 2011 after a legendary career, now owns a 25 percent stake in the 2014 NASL runner-up, Strikers officials told the Sun Sentinel on Wednesday....
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tiger feels in swing of things again

    Tiger feels in swing of things again
    Apparently, he has been quite impressive swinging his leg and kicking a ball. "I play soccer with the kids," Tiger Woods said. "I felt great." Woods is obviously ready for the World Cup, backyard division. Is he ready for the Hero World Challenge at...
  • MLS faces tough task replacing impact of Landon Donovan, Thierry Henry

    MLS faces tough task replacing impact of Landon Donovan, Thierry Henry
    MLS Cup will serve as the final stop on the Landon Donovan Farewell Tour, a proper finish line for the greatest American soccer player of all time. What Donovan meant to American soccer could fill this space 20 times over — his penchant for...
  • 4 Chicagoans lace up for Roller Derby World Cup

    4 Chicagoans lace up for Roller Derby World Cup
    Three years ago, flat-track roller derby, arguably the world's fastest growing sport, held its first World Cup in Toronto. The second installment starts Thursday in Dallas, and four women from Chicago will compete in the tournament, representing four...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: U.Va.'s Brian named U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of Year

    SOCCER: Virginia senior midfielder Morgan Brian was named the 2014 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year. This year, Brian has led the Cavaliers to their second consecutive NCAA Women’s College Cup semifinals and helped the U.S. win the...