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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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  • Terps' Katie Schwarzmann, Alex Aust named women's Tewaaraton finalists

    Terps' Katie Schwarzmann, Alex Aust named women's Tewaaraton finalists
    Maryland midfielder Katie Schwarzmann and attacker Alex Aust are among five finalists for the Tewaaraton Award, presented annually to the nation’s top college lacrosse player, when the list of nominees was whittled down from 25 on Thursday....
  • Canoe Kayak Slalom trials are one of many big events coming to Deep Creek Lake

    Canoe Kayak Slalom trials are one of many big events coming to Deep Creek Lake
    Once thought to be a somewhat out-of-the-way spot for winter ski trips and summer getaways from the scorching heat, Deep Creek Lake and the adjacent Wisp Resort could become "the No. 1 — bar none — adventure sports destination spot in the...
  • Terps' Schwarzmann putting personal goals on hold

    Terps' Schwarzmann putting personal goals on hold
    Katie Schwarzmann doesn't have the Tewaaraton trophy displayed prominently in her College Park house. For now, it sits on a shelf in the basement of her parents' Sykesville home. Not that the Maryland senior wasn't honored to be named the best women's...
  • Lacrosse Q&A: Johns Hopkins midfielder Sarah Taylor

    Lacrosse Q&A: Johns Hopkins midfielder Sarah Taylor
    Each week, The Baltimore Sun publishes a Q&A with an area college lacrosse player to help you become more acquainted with the player and his/her team. Today's guest is Johns Hopkins midfielder Sarah Taylor, from Farnham, England. Taylor, who leads the...
  • Toni Linhart, Baltimore Colts kicker, dies at age 70

    Toni Linhart, Baltimore Colts kicker, dies at age 70
    The kick knifed through the thick fog and split the uprights at Memorial Stadium, giving the Colts a 10-7 victory in sudden-death overtime. In a flash, fans swarmed the field. Down came the goal posts. Up went Toni Linhart, on someone's shoulders....
  • Ellicott City: Howard High grad finds niche in Germany as Fulbright Scholar

    For more than 65 years, Fulbright scholarships have been awarded to our country's most accomplished students, scholars, teachers, artists and scientists. Since its founding in 1946, 43 Fulbright alumni have been awarded the Nobel Prize and 81 have...
  • 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...
  • Union Rags looks to avoid Belmont traffic, spring upset

    Union Rags looks to avoid Belmont traffic, spring upset
    Before trainer Michael Matz can find out if Union Rags will get the clean trip he failed to get at the Kentucky Derby, the promising colt must hope for some luck with traffic. Union Rags, like all of the horses set to run in the 144th Belmont on...
  • Graham Motion says Velazquez right choice for Union Rags; Animal Kingdom improving

    Graham Motion says Velazquez right choice for Union Rags; Animal Kingdom improving
    Really, the frustration began at last year’s Belmont. That’s when Animal Kingdom, Graham Motion’s finest horse to date, was cut off and, while veering away, clipped heels and almost tossed his jockey. It took a thunderous run at the end...
  • Modern pentathlon: Perfect sport for Suzanne Stettinius

    Modern pentathlon: Perfect sport for Suzanne Stettinius
    Like many Olympic athletes not named Michael Phelps, Suzanne Stettinius is both training and fundraising in these final weeks before the Summer Games. She's made appeals via Facebook and her blog and, next week, will host a party at a Baltimore County...
  • Bits & Pieces: Atholton alum Tatyana McFadden continues to win accolades

    I would hate to be the one who has to dust off all of the awards and medals that paralympian Tatyana McFadden has won both nationally and internationally over the past few years. The Clarksville native, who made headlines on the track while at Atholton...