Category archives for: World Cup 2014

Romario, Ronaldo at odds over Brazil World Cup

In a clash of Brazilian soccer greats and World Cup champions, Romario and Ronaldo are at odds over what the showpiece tournament means to the country. Ronaldo, a member of the local organizing committee, says the 2014 World Cup brings nothing but benefits to the Brazilian people. Romario, an outspoken congressman, complains about the misuse […]

World Cup fever grips stars of tomorrow

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ is a hot topic at UAE 2013, as the stars of tomorrow idolise their heroes and dream of future glories. World Cup 2014 – Yahoo News Search Results

2014 World Cup organisers suffer blow as Rio Soccerex is cancelled

• Organisers claim Rio state government cites 'civic unrest' • But authorities claim financial dispute led to the move Soccerex, the major football convention due to be staged in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of the World Cup draw, has been summarily cancelled after it said the state government had withdrawn its support because […]

World Cup 2014 Gossip Round-Up: Schwarzer, Costa, Evra and a Shakira Hat-Trick

A great announces his shock retirement, a controversial figure's participation is still in doubt, a French outburst and the return of two old favorites; it's all in this World Cup 2014 gossip roundup. The Brazil World Cup is still over 200 days away, but there is no shortage of talking points in the news about […]

With World Cup already secure, USA qualifier against Jamaica feeling more like an audition

With qualification for the 2014 World Cup already secured, the U.S. national team heads into Friday's qualifier against Jamaica treating the match more like a World Cup audition. World Cup 2014 – Yahoo News Search Results

Nigeria names squad for World Cup play-off

Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria named a 25-man squad for their 2014 World Cup play-off against Ethiopia and a friendly against Italy in London on Sunday. World Cup 2014 – Yahoo News Search Results

FIFA World Cup Playoffs: Croatia and Romania take bold decisions

Author : Sunit Kumar Thakurta Niko Kranjcar of Croatia in action during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group A match between Scotland and Croatia at Hampden Park on October 15, 2013 With the stakes so high ahead of the World Cup play-offs in a few weeks time, Romania and Croatia have called up unheralded […]

World Cup 2014 European draw: Portugal v Sweden headlines clashes

The clash between Portugal and Sweden will headline the European play-off qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup after the draw was made at FIFA headquarters on Monday.         World Cup 2014 – Yahoo News Search Results

World Cup failure could cost Mexico millions say businesses

By Manuel Carrillo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico businesses could lose as much as $ 650 million if the country fails to beat New Zealand in their World Cup soccer playoff and qualify for the 2014 finals in Brazil, according to sports marketing expert Rogelio Roa. Miguel Herrera, whose club team America are Mexican league […]

Wallaroos draw favourable pool for Women's Rugby World Cup

The Wallaroos will meet Wales, South Africa and hosts, France in Pool C of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 following the pool allocation draw in Paris overnight. Australia’s third placing in the 2010 World Cup meant the Wallaroos wouldn’t be placed in the same pool as either of the top two teams, England and […]

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