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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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  • As soccer pals and teammates, they've had similar goals

    As soccer pals and teammates, they've had similar goals
    Christen Press and Whitney Engen grew up just 13 months and a few miles apart on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. And they've been virtually inseparable on a soccer field ever since, playing together as kids, against each other in college and now as...
  • Sochi Olympics: Julia Mancuso displays her Gamesmanship, wins bronze

    Sochi Olympics: Julia Mancuso displays her Gamesmanship, wins bronze
    SOCHI, Russia — Julia Mancuso knows that trying to catch Lindsey Vonn in World Cup victories is futile, like a baseball pitcher saying he wants to catch Cy Young. Mancuso and Vonn both are 29 and with Vonn leading by the World Cup score of 59 to...
  • American luger on icy brink of history

    American luger on icy brink of history
    SOCHI, Russia — Standing on the cusp of history, U.S. luger Erin Hamlin quickly realized her biggest challenge during these Olympics would be to stay busy and focused Monday night. After finishing the first day of competition, she planned to...
  • Sochi Olympics: Speedskater J.R. Celski goes from leader to left out

    Sochi Olympics: Speedskater J.R. Celski goes from leader to left out
    SOCHI, Russia — J.R. Celski had put himself in the position he wanted, the one guaranteed to keep him out of trouble and get him the medal he wanted in the 1,500 meters Monday afternoon. Then Celski allowed stuff to happen that would leave him...
  • Sochi Olympics: Dutch sweep 500-meter men's speedskating

    Sochi Olympics: Dutch sweep 500-meter men's speedskating
    SOCHI, Russia — Everyone expected Olympic success from the Dutch speedskaters. But this much — and this soon? The Netherlands has claimed every men's speedskating medal handed out in Sochi, following its 1-2-3 finish in the 5,000 meters...
  • Slopes spring eternal for three-time medalist Julia Mancuso

    Slopes spring eternal for three-time medalist Julia Mancuso
    SOCHI, Russia — Three-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso doesn't give herself much chance in Monday's super-combined event at Rosa Khutor. It's the first women's Olympic Alpine event and, with U.S. star Lindsey Vonn out because of a knee injury,...
  • Sochi Olympics: Kamil Stoch of Poland wins men's normal hill ski jump

    Sochi Olympics: Kamil Stoch of Poland wins men's normal hill ski jump
    Kamil Stoch of Poland made his first Olympic medal a gold one, winning the men's normal hill individual ski jump at the Sochi Games on Sunday after a stunning first-round jump put him in control. Down the hill last among 50 starters in the first round,...
  • 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...
  • Jackie Wiles earns Olympics downhill start and meets Picabo Street

    Jackie Wiles earns Olympics downhill start and meets Picabo Street
    SOCHI, Russia — Saturday was a day young Jackie Wiles won't soon forget. On the same day in Sochi, the U.S. ski team rookie racer both secured a start in next Wednesday's Olympic women's downhill and and got to meet meet Picabo Street in the...
  • Speedskater Emery Lehman took unique route to Sochi Olympics

    Speedskater Emery Lehman took unique route to Sochi Olympics
    Emery Lehman's speedskates are not common at the elite level of his sport. His 18-inch blades are about an inch longer than usual. The company that produces them is different from nearly all used by his teammates. And he wears stock boots 1/10th the...
  • Former U.S. captain to coach Philippines soccer team

    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,...