World Cup

World Cup 2014: The 32 Teams That Will Qualify

With 2014 World Cup qualification continuing this week, we are beginning to get a good understanding of the 32 sides who will make up the competition for next summer.


FIFA ‘not ashamed’ of Brazil World Cup, no Plan B

FIFA on Monday defended keeping the 2014 World Cup in Brazil despite civil unrest during the test event, and said no ''official offers'' have been received from countries to step in to host the tournament.


Protests erupt in Brazil over high cost of hosting World Cup

More than 100,000 Brazilians took to the streets June 18 to protest police crackdowns, shoddy public services and the high cost of the World Cup.