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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

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  • Grant Gordon: 'Go Kate, go!'

    Grant Gordon: 'Go Kate, go!'
    “The Olympic games are coming and she’s on the luge team/ She’s the fastest on the ice that anybody’s ever seen/ Go Kate, go!” - Ukulele Bartt It’s hard to know somebody after just one phone call. It’s an...
  • La Canada High School grad goes for gold

    La Canada High School grad goes for gold
    More than a decade after Kate Hansen first began sledding, she finds herself closer than ever to realizing her Olympic dream. The La Cañada High School graduate succeeded in her second attempt at making the U.S. women's luge team and will compete Monday...
  • Pictures in the News | January 15, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Los Padres National Forest, where the booming illegal international wildlife trade forced conservationists to do the unthinkable: Brand the golden domes of two of the rarest tortoises on Earth to reduce their...
  • Ryan Braun accepts dinner invite from urine collector he disparaged

    Ryan Braun accepts dinner invite from urine collector he disparaged
    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun accepted a most interesting dinner invitation on Tuesday. He and his fiancee visited the home of Dino Laurenzi, the urine collector he disparaged publicly and privately. Braun, meeting with reporters Wednesday for...
  • Kings assign goalie Martin Jones to minor leagues

    Assured that goaltender Jonathan Quick is fit when he won his first game back after a groin injury, the Kings on Sunday assigned rookie goalie Martin Jones to Manchester (N.H.) of the American Hockey League. Quick strained a groin muscle Nov. 12. He...
  • U.S. athletes win in advance of 2014 Sochi Olympics

    U.S. Olympic hopes received a big boost on two fronts this weekend. Steven Holcomb and Steve Langton set a track record in winning a two-man bobsled race in Igls, Austria, on Saturday. It marked the first time in four years that Holcomb had piloted a...
  • Novak Djokovic says Roger Federer is slowing down

    When a long-time opponent says you're slowing down, it is either time to get re-energized or realize a brilliant tennis career is on the downswing. At the ATP World Finals in London this week, Novak Djokovic took note that Federer's ranking has...
  • Lindsey Vonn says she will miss Sochi Olympics

    Lindsey Vonn says she will miss Sochi Olympics
    American downhill skiing star Lindsey Vonn, who has been fighting a balky knee all winter, announced on Tuesday that she will skip the 2014 Sochi Olympics. “I did everything I possibly could to somehow get strong enough,” she wrote on...
  • 2014 bicycles take big changes for a spin

    2014 bicycles take big changes for a spin
    You'd think, after 125 years, that the simple bicycle wouldn't have many radical new ideas left. Well, the glacial pace of change on two wheels is a thing of the past. The 2014 models showcase at least four huge and practical changes: mountain-bike-...
  • Stadium deaths shine a spotlight on Brazil's World Cup preparations

    Stadium deaths shine a spotlight on Brazil's World Cup preparations
    SAO PAULO, Brazil — When two workers were crushed by a crane in late November on the construction site of the Sao Paulo stadium due to host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, the tragedy led to investigations of working conditions and the...
  • Nelson Mandela tribute: Ali, Woods and more mourn South African leader

    Legendary athletes Muhammad Ali, Tiger Woods and Gary Player echoed world leaders in the wake of Nelson Mandela's death on Thursday at age 95. The man who endured 27 years of imprisonment for his civil-rights efforts and helped end apartheid upon his...
  • Travel Picks: Boutique hotel and trip trends for 2014

    Travel Picks: Boutique hotel and trip trends for 2014
    Boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith (www.mrandmrssmith.com) have announced their predictions for 10 of the top accommodation and travel trends to watch for this year. 1. Local Life Hotels are helping guests get to know the locals or at least get to...