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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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  • 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...
  • Move 2014 Winter Olympics out of Russia

    Move 2014 Winter Olympics out of Russia
    President Vladimir Putin of Russia is an odious little man who formerly was a cold war colonel in the KGB and now sees himself as czar. He recently signed a dangerously vague law barring "homosexual propaganda" allegedly to protect children ("Obama knocks...
  • Looking Out: New Jersey judge hears arguments over marriage equality

    Looking Out: New Jersey judge hears arguments over marriage equality
    A New Jersey judge heard arguments Thursday over whether the state should be required to legalize same-sex marriage in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's June decision on the Defense of Marriage Act. Since December 2006, New Jersey has allowed same-...
  • Christopher Wright, teacher

    Christopher Wright, teacher
    Christopher Adam Wright, a teacher and former restaurant worker, died of an aneurysm Aug. 27 in Bogota, Colombia, where he was working as an English teacher. The former Mount Vernon resident was 40. Born in Towson, he was the son of John T. Wright, a...
  • Notebook: Ricci rejoins Loyola as director of operations

    Notebook: Ricci rejoins Loyola as director of operations
    Former Loyola Maryland All-American and current professional player P.T. Ricci has been named the Greyhounds director of men's lacrosse operations, head coach Charley Toomey announced Thursday. Ricci was a four-year letter-winner for Loyola from 2006...
  • Polocrosse players horse around with a variation to lacrosse

    Polocrosse players horse around with a variation to lacrosse
    Janice Binkley-Cole handed what looked like a makeshift lacrosse stick to Tristan Cole and watched her smiling 10-year-old son head onto a practice field. From the time he left the sideline until he returned about 10 minutes later, Tristan's feet never...
  • Notebook: Team USA women to play 4 games in Towson, Annapolis

    Notebook: Team USA women to play 4 games in Towson, Annapolis
    Fresh off winning the Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup, the U.S. women’s national team will return to the field for the first time on Oct. 12-13 in Annapolis and Towson. Over the eighth annual Stars & Stripes weekend, Team USA will...
  • Catonsville sisters bond as elite equestrians

    Catonsville sisters bond as elite equestrians
    While sitting in her anatomy class at Georgetown, Tori Manger received the text she had been waiting for. The 25-year-old graduate student had qualified for the Washington International Horse Show, a top indoor equestrian event that accepts just 30...
  • A son of two successful coaches, Gabarra is making impact for No. 11 Broadneck

    A son of two successful coaches, Gabarra is making impact for No. 11 Broadneck
    Broadneck soccer star Tyler Gabarra wins a ball in the offensive third, sends it wide to a teammate and dashes to goal. Successfully behind the defense, he collects the return pass and gets to work. A quick cut back to his right foot and then an extra...
  • Premier Rides CEO Jim Seay is all about objects in motion

    Premier Rides CEO Jim Seay is all about objects in motion
    Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Having — and sharing — adventures is the main theme in the life of Jim Seay, the 53-year-old president and owner of Premier Rides, a...
  • Notebook: Israel women's lacrosse to forfeit if scheduled to play on Shabbat

    Notebook: Israel women's lacrosse to forfeit if scheduled to play on Shabbat
    The Israel Lacrosse Association issued a statement Tuesday saying that its women's national team will forfeit if it is scheduled to play a World Cup game between sunset Friday, July 19 and sunset Saturday, July 20, which is Judaism's holy day of Shabbat...