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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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  • Pictures in the News | June 11, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Los Angeles:  A gathering is held in the Leimert Park neighborhood to remember 17-year-old  shooting victim Trayvon Martin, who was killed in Florida last year by a neighborhood watch captain. The trial of the shooter,...
  • Brazilian journalist slain in apparent effort to silence coverage

    CURITIBA, Brazil -- The head of a newspaper renowned for reporting on crime and corruption was shot to death Tuesday in a town outside Rio de Janeiro, the latest in a string of apparent assassinations of Brazilian journalists. Jose Roberto Ornelas de...
  • For the record

    NBA Finals: In the June 11 Sports section, an article about the Miami Heat-San Antonio Spurs series said that LeBron James missed 11 of his first 13 shots in Game 2. James missed nine of his first 11 shots in that game. Iranian soccer fans: In the...
  • Confederations Cup gives preview of soccer's best

    Confederations Cup gives preview of soccer's best
    The eight-nation Confederations Cup begins Saturday in Brazil. And for many, this soccer tournament is just a dry run to see if Brazil is ready to host next year’s World Cup. But to Brazilians, this is their showcase — and nothing but a...
  • Australia, Iran, South Korea earn World Cup berths

    Australia, Iran, South Korea earn World Cup berths
    SANDY, Utah -- Three more teams earned places in next summer's World Cup in Brazil with Australia, Iran and South Korea all advancing through regional qualifying Tuesday. Australia got a goal from substitute Josh Kennedy in the 83rd minute to beat Iraq,...
  • Authorities in Brazil reduce bus fares in response to protests

    Authorities in Brazil reduce bus fares in response to protests
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- A number of cities in Brazil announced reductions in public bus fares Tuesday as authorities grappled with some of the largest street protests in years. Another major rally was planned in Sao Paulo for Tuesday evening, after tens of...
  • Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis owner allegedly visited during 2012 ALCS

    Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis owner allegedly visited during 2012 ALCS
    Alex Rodriguez's alleged involvement in the ongoing Biogenesis steroid scandal has made him a possible target for a Major League Baseball-issued suspension, and new allegations published Tuesday by the Miami New Times aren't going to help his cause....
  • Young revelers inject new life into Iran's capital

    Young revelers inject new life into Iran's capital
    TEHRAN — For the second time in just a few days, large crowds of young revelers filled the streets of the Iranian capital late Tuesday and early Wednesday in celebratory street rallies. The capital of the Islamic Republic has suddenly become a party...
  • Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' premiere in Brazil canceled

    Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' premiere in Brazil canceled
    Brad Pitt is steering clear of Brazil. Because of unrest in the South American country, Paramount Pictures canceled Monday’s red carpet premiere of “World War Z,” where star and producer Pitt was scheduled to attend. Director Marc...
  • Ex-Laker Brian Shaw agrees to be Nuggets' coach

    Ex-Laker Brian Shaw agrees to be Nuggets' coach
    A person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press that Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw has agreed to succeed George Karl as coach of the Denver Nuggets. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday night...
  • Pablo Mastroeni says 'I have to prove myself again' with Galaxy

    Pablo Mastroeni says 'I have to prove myself again' with Galaxy
    Pablo Mastroeni, the veteran midfielder acquired by the Galaxy last week, said he's already comfortable with his new team but still must prove he deserves playing time. "I have to reinvent myself in a way, I have to prove myself again," Mastroeni, a...