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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.
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. « Show less

Top FIFA World Cup Articles

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  • How will U.S. women fare in World Cup?

    They're long shots to win Gary R. Blockus The Morning Call Asking the U.S. to knock off Germany on German soil in the Women's World Cup is a long shot at best. Germany has won two straight World Cups and is seeking to become the first team not just...
  • Sun sports coverage needs to be more diverse

    In response to the TV news cutting back on sports reporting ("Sports getting squeezed off Baltimore's late newscasts" July 13), maybe they should make their coverage more diverse. In fact, The Sun itself should take note. With the American women's...
  • Your turn: How will you survive with only baseball to follow?

    Your turn: How will you survive with only baseball to follow?
    The start of summer means more barbecues, weddings and trips to the beach, which is probably a good thing considering that the most barren stretch on the sports calendar runs from late June until the start of NFL training camps. And it’s even...
  • Animal Kingdom to miss Dubai World Cup with soreness in injured leg

    Animal Kingdom to miss Dubai World Cup with soreness in injured leg
    Animal Kingdom's career is once again on hold. Last year's Kentucky Derby winner came up lame -- with soreness in the same leg that required surgery last June -- during a training run in Florida according to his Maryland-based trainer, Graham Motion....
  • Animal Kingdom to miss at least three months of racing with stress fracture

    Animal Kingdom to miss at least three months of racing with stress fracture
    A nuclear scan helped doctors diagnose Animal Kingdom with the start of a stress fracture in his hind end. The injury won't require surgery, and the Kentucky Derby winner could return to full training after 30 days of rest and 60 days of light work. But...
  • Derby winner Animal Kingdom won't race again this season

    Derby winner Animal Kingdom won't race again this season
    Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, who came up lame in the days following the Belmont Stakes, has a slab fracture in his left hind leg that will require surgery. He will not race again this season, according to Team Valor CEO Barry Irwin and trainer...
  • Glen Burnie woman has Olympic aspirations in judo

    Glen Burnie woman has Olympic aspirations in judo
    Christina Salmond always wanted to make it back into a judo dojo. After leaving the sport following her senior year of high school to "go to college, get my degree and go on with my life," the 32-year-old Glen Burnie resident swore she would one day...
  • Under Armour bets on bobsled to fuel global growth

    Under Armour bets on bobsled to fuel global growth
    Facing a cupboard bare of medals and reeling from scandals, the once-proud U.S. bobsled and skeleton program was at rock bottom the year of the 2006 Winter Olympics. The helping hands that reached out to restore stability and glory came from an unusual...
  • Can U.S. women beat Brazil in World Cup?

    Must convert chances Bob Foltman Chicago Tribune After watching a plodding U.S. backline struggle to keep up with a faster Sweden in Wednesday's final group match, the short answer would be no, with the lone question being how much damage will...
  • Michael Phelps sets meet record in 400 IM

    Michael Phelps sets meet record in 400 IM
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Michael Phelps on Friday won the race he loves to hate: the brutal, all-four-strokes endurance contest, the 400-meter individual medley at the Grand Prix. Setting a new record for the meet, Phelps powered past Tyler Clary, to finish at...
  • Phelps could maybe, possibly swim 400 IM after all

    Phelps could maybe, possibly swim 400 IM after all
    That door Michael Phelps keeps slamming on ever again swimming the exhausting 400-meter individual medley race? Apparently, it's a revolving one. After the Baltimore swimmer raced to a record-setting finish in the 400 IM at the Indianapolis Grand Prix...
  • Women's lacrosse Player of the Week: Marlee Paton, Loyola

    Marlee Paton, Loyola Sophomore, Seaholme, Australia, midfielder Paton's leadership on a freshman-laden offense proved critical to the Greyhounds running away with a 17-11 Big East victory over previously unbeaten and No. 6 Notre Dame on Sunday. A...