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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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  • Former U.S. captain to coach Philippines soccer team

    Former U.S. team captain Thomas Dooley was named coach of the Philippines national soccer team, the Associated Press reported Friday, making him the sixth American since 2002 to coach a national team outside the United States. Dooley, of Laguna Niguel,...
  • Women's skeleton

    Women's skeleton
    When: Feb. 13-14. Best of the U.S.: Noelle Pikus-Pace finished second in the World Cup standings this season, winning five gold medals, three silver and a bronze in 10 races. Best of the rest: Britain's Lizzy Yarnold won the Word Cup circuit this...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 1/25 log (updated Friday AM)

    4:30 a.m.    Golf: Qatar Masters third round (in Doha).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup fourth round: Liverpool at Bournemouth.--FS1 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 9:30 a.m.   ...
  • Montverde player found soccer after Hurricane Ivan hit home in Caymans

    Montverde player found soccer after Hurricane Ivan hit home in Caymans
    MONTVERDE — The flight attendant said it was time, and 7-year-old Chelsea Greene was led away from her mother for the first time. With tears in her eyes, the girl was told to be brave as she boarded the plane. "I was scared," said Greene, now...
  • Top bobsled driver defends Olympic team choices

    Top bobsled driver defends Olympic team choices
    The top U.S. women’s bobsled driver has defended the decision that made Lolo Jones one of the three sled pushers on the 2014 Olympic team. In a Friday post to her Facebook page, driver Elana Meyers did not mention any of the athletes by name but...
  • Bode Miller third, Stacey Cook fifth in World Cup downhill races

    Bode Miller third, Stacey Cook fifth in World Cup downhill races
    American downhill racers had mixed results on Saturday in World Cup competitions when Bode Miller felt like he let a potential victory slip from his grasp because of "stupid mistakes" in Kitzbuehel, Austria, while Stacey Cook felt her skiing is...
  • Clippers Blake Griffin, Chris Paul selected to USA Basketball pool

    Clippers Blake Griffin, Chris Paul selected to USA Basketball pool
    Clippers All-Stars Blake Griffin and Chris Paul were selected to the USA Basketball 2014-16 roster when the team was announced Thursday. Griffin and Paul are among 28 NBA players chosen to compete for 12 roster spots for both the World Cup in Spain,...
  • Clippers' Chris Paul is getting shots in

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Chris Paul casually walked up to a basket during the Clippers' shoot-around Wednesday morning and took a left-handed shot, smiling as the ball floated toward the rim, his teammates laughing at his attempt. It was clear from...
  • Americans collect big wins in World Cup bobsled, luge competitions

    Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday. Holcomb became the seventh two-man bobsled pilot in World Cup...
  • Liverpool's Luis Suarez tones down outbursts, but not his scoring

    Liverpool's Luis Suarez tones down outbursts, but not his scoring
    Luis Suarez says he is a changed man. Whether that change is for better or worse he didn't specify. But when you spend the whole of training camp petulantly demanding a trade and are forced to sit out the first five games of the regular season because...
  • Luge racer Kate Hansen wins gold in World Cup

    Luge racer Kate Hansen wins gold in World Cup
    Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge from La Caņada Flintridge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday. Holcomb became the seventh two-man...
  • Miller, Ligety, Mancuso, Shiffrin lead U.S. Alpine ski team to Sochi

    Miller, Ligety, Mancuso, Shiffrin lead U.S. Alpine ski team to Sochi
    Five-time medalist Bode Miller leads the 20-member U.S. Alpine roster announced Sunday for the upcoming Sochi Olympics. Miller, at 36, will compete in his fifth Winter Games, four years after taking gold, silver and bronze medals at the Vancouver Games....