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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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  • First-timer wins Columbia Triathlon

    First-timer wins Columbia Triathlon
    Cameron Dye, of Boulder, Colorado, came out of Centennial Lake in third place after completing the 1.5k swim, and took control of Sunday's 29th annual Columbia Triathlon on the 41k bike portion of the event. Dye, 28, then ran away from Andrew Yoder,...
  • The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix

    The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix
    Steven Wehner had overcome dyslexia, a stint in jail on drug charges and the loss of his repair shop on Martha's Vineyard. Living in the basement of his mother's Rodgers Forge home, he set his sights on his biggest challenge yet: Bringing an IndyCar...
  • Manchester United beats Barcelona, 2-1, in friendly

    The clubs were the same, as were many of the players. The stadium was stuffed with supporters in Manchester United's red and FC Barcelona's claret and blue. But the trophy was not for winning the European Champions League. Rather, NBA star Kobe Bryant...
  • United States won't be 'friendly' host for Brazil at FedEx Field

    United States won't be 'friendly' host for Brazil at FedEx Field
    The soccer term "friendly" can be a misnomer, depending on the teams playing the match and the circumstances surrounding it. For a U.S. side trying to reinvent itself after a disappointing performance in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa while...
  • Brazil's young Neymar dazzles Americans in 4-1 rout

    Brazil's young Neymar dazzles Americans in 4-1 rout
    The list of Brazilian soccer legends began with the incomparable Pele, who as a 17-year-old led his country to the first of five World Cups in 1958. It has continued, nearly unabated, for a half-century. Now, it's Neymar's star turn. The 20-year-old...
  • Should Bob Bradley have been fired?

    It was long overdue Brant Parsons Orlando Sentinel If U.S. Soccer wanted to be rid of Bob Bradley, it should have done so after a disappointing 2010 World Cup. When most national teams would have switched managers, the U.S. extended Bradley's...
  • McMunn not to be underestimated on U-19 national team

    McMunn not to be underestimated on U-19 national team
    Erin McMunn noticed the question about the United States Under-19 women's lacrosse team at the bottom of the application she completed for the Baltimore Metro schoolgirl team in March 2010, but she passed right by it. "There was a little spot that said,...
  • We know how to tri, but how do you Du?

    It's new to Howard County, and it could be with us for a long time if things go as I predict. The first ever DUthe2 Duathlon will be held at Western Regional Park Sunday starting at 7 a.m. The event features over 500 athletes — some from as far...
  • 'Frozen chosen': U.Md. grad competes for Israel in skeleton

    'Frozen chosen': U.Md. grad competes for Israel in skeleton
    LAKE PLACID, N.Y — Just before he jumps on his skeleton sled for a wild, head-first ride down an icy, mile-long chute, Bradley Chalupski lowers his helmet visor, revealing a large Star of David. Beneath the helmet is another layer: a yarmulke...
  • 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...
  • 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...