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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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  • Spain, Dutch have 'big ambitions' in World Cup Group B

    Apparently it is possible to have too much success. At least that's the opinion of Vicente del Bosque, who has seen Spanish soccer achieve unprecedented levels of success in recent years. The national team has won the last two European Championships...
  • Fans give big welcome to Spain's national soccer team at BWI airport

    Fans give big welcome to Spain's national soccer team at BWI airport
    For Spain's national soccer team, the road to Brazil included a brief stop in Baltimore. The European powerhouse, among the favorites to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, arrived at Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Monday night to a...
  • Columbia Invitational soccer event among country's best

    I have to shake my head in amazement when I see what has happened to the Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament since the day it started four decades ago. It began when three soccer enthusiasts asked a simple question: "Why do we have to travel every...
  • Soccer fandom, Broadway intersect as local teacher pens unofficial U.S. Soccer World Cup theme song

    Soccer fandom, Broadway intersect as local teacher pens unofficial U.S. Soccer World Cup theme song
    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, hosts of the popular soccer podcast Men in Blazers on Grantland, believe no proper country can send its team to the World Cup without an anthem. When they solicited submissions for an unofficial theme song to send along...
  • After starting and starring as freshmen, these women's lacrosse sophomores won't be slumping

    After starting and starring as freshmen, these women's lacrosse sophomores won't be slumping
    Taylor Cummings fought off monster butterflies in her stomach last year as a freshman starter for the Maryland women's lacrosse team. Even though the McDonogh graduate ranked No. 1 in her recruiting class and played for the No. 1 high school team in the...
  • For Baltimore-born Olympic luger Summer Britcher, risk-taking runs in her blood

    For Baltimore-born Olympic luger Summer Britcher, risk-taking runs in her blood
    She hails from a family of Baltimore firefighters, but Summer Britcher's life runs counter. She battles the ice. One of the youngest members of the Olympic luge team, Britcher, 19, is competing in her first Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Opening...
  • Rep. Elijah Cummings to attend memorial for Nelson Mandela in South Africa

    Rep. Elijah Cummings to attend memorial for Nelson Mandela in South Africa
    Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings will be among 26 congressmen traveling to South Africa to attend memorial services for revered leader Nelson Mandela Tuesday in FNB Stadium, known as Soccer City in Soweto. It was at that stadium in July 2010 that...
  • MONDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS

    MONDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || Univ. Gms || F. Skat.: Ladies Short, Dual Full Prog. (T) || CBSSN3 || || M. bask. || Troy@Kansas State (T) || MASN2Noon || || St. John's vs. Syracuse (T) || FS11 || || Texas-Pan Am.@Texas Christian...
  • Goalie Devon Wills becomes first woman to sign with MLL team

    Goalie Devon Wills becomes first woman to sign with MLL team
    Two-time Women's World Cup gold medalist Devon Wills was claimed by the New York Lizards today, making her the first woman to sign with a Major League Lacrosse team, the league announced. "It was an honor to be considered, and I have a lot of respect for...
  • Seattle Reign's Christine Nairn ready to play in 'home away from home'

    Seattle Reign's Christine Nairn ready to play in 'home away from home'
    Christine Nairn was 5 years old when she started going to the Maryland SoccerPlex in Montgomery County. She would sit on the hill that overlooks the SoccerPlex's Championship Stadium and watch intently as her two older brothers played. The same...
  • FIFA asks 2018 World Cup host Russia to explain anti-gay law

    FIFA asks 2018 World Cup host Russia to explain anti-gay law
    Likely sensing that uproar over Russia's anti-gay law isn't going away, FIFA says it has asked Russia for "clarification and more details" about the country's law ahead of the 2018 World Cup being held there, the Associated Press reports. Smart move,...
  • 'Toughest Mudder' goal is year-long pursuit

    'Toughest Mudder' goal is year-long pursuit
    On a scenic morning, with a mild snowstorm winding down in Laurel, Tony Fontana took a walk in Gorman Park. While certainly not the only one to take advantage of the blanket of white Jan. 3, Fontana's trek was unique in that he carried a 30-pound...