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World Cup 2014

5 Reasons To Watch The Confederations Cup Final

AP | Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Five reasons to watch Brazil play Spain on Sunday in the final of the Confederations Cup, a warmup tournament for next year's World ...

Challenges of Hosting a Big Sporting Event

Eduardo Paes | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Eduardo Paes

The voices of the streets represent a unifying message -- these events must prioritize legacy and what will remain after the race is run and the final whistle blows. If not, the shareholders won't even reach the qualifiers, let alone the players.

Young People Voting in Iran's Election Ready to Move Country Forward

Amir Salehzadeh | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Amir Salehzadeh

The power of hope in Iran cannot be overstated and the electing of Rouhani is a symbol of both the progress that has been made and the progress that is still to come.

Iran Qualifies For 2014 World Cup

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.20.2013 | Sports

-- Australia, Iran and South Korea won spots at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil on a dramatic final day of Asian qualifying Tuesday. Australia beat Ira...

Prostitutes Prepare For World Cup

VOXXI | Kim Piston | Posted 06.18.2013 | Latino Voices

The official countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil began on Wednesday, June 12. Stadiums are being revamped, public transport is being tweaked, ...

'We Are Going To Brazil'

Posted 06.13.2013 | Sports

With the United States men's national soccer team delivering a stellar performance en route to a 2-0 triumph over Panama in a World Cup qualifier on T...

HIGHLIGHT: U.S. Soccer Edges Jamaica In World Cup Qualifier

Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

By Alex Labidou, KINGSTON, Jamaica -- If Brad Evans hasn't locked down a place on the United States roster yet, he certainly became a fan ...

WATCH: Late Goal Keeps U.S. On Road To World Cup

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.07.2013 | Sports

Brad Evans scored in the second minute of second-half stoppage time, giving the U.S. a thrilling 2-1 win over Jamaica at Kingston on Friday night that...

HIGHLIGHTS: U.S. Soccer Rocked

Posted 05.30.2013 | Sports

By Mike Slane, CLEVELAND -- Jurgen Klinsmann wants the United States to face the best teams in the world prior to next year's World Cup in...

FIFA To Begin Selling Ticket For 2014 Brazil World Cup On...

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Get ready to pack those samba shoes and soccer cleats because FIFA has set a date for ticket sales to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. On, t...

Neymar Signs With Barcelona In Move That Bodes Well for Brazilian National Team

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Given the wealth of experience enabled by playing alongside Lionel Messi and some of the best defenders in the world in European competition, Neymar's move to Barcelona now renders him better positioned to lead Brazil to a record sixth World Cup title on home soil in 2014.

Landon Left Out

AP | Posted 05.16.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Landon Donovan was left off the 29-man U.S. roster for a training camp ahead of a trio of World Cup qualifiers next month. But American coa...

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Plan to Be at the 2014 World Cup

Natalie Alhonte Braga | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Natalie Alhonte Braga

I had never understood the power of soccer to unite a country transcend all differences of race, class and region until I spent time in Brazil during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Jordan Schultz

Landon Donovan: 'I Want To Be A Part Of It' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.17.2013 | Sports

Widely regarded as one of the most successful soccer players in United States history, Landon Donovan has played in three World Cups and ranks first a...

Man Dribbling Soccer Ball To Brazil Dies En Route

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 07.14.2013 | Sports

A Seattle man trying to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles to Brazil in time for the 2014 World Cup died Tuesday after being hit by a pickup truck on ...

Football, The Beautiful Game For Social Good

Jürgen Griesbeck | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact
Jürgen Griesbeck

Looking back, I believe that the 2006 World Cup in Germany was a significant milestone in the history of the world's biggest sporting event. For the f...

FIFA Hacked

AP | Posted 06.22.2013 | Sports

ZURICH — Two of FIFA's Twitter accounts have been hacked in the latest wave of cyberattacks claimed by Syrian government sympathizers. A series...

Brazil Taking 'All Necessary Measures' To Keep World Cup, Olympics Safe

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD and TALES AZZONI | Posted 06.16.2013 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian officials said Tuesday they were closely following the investigation into the explosions at the Boston Marathon as t...

WATCH: FIFA Tests Goal-Line Technology For 2014 World Cup

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 04.03.2013 | Sports

GENEVA -- FIFA opted for GoalControl on Tuesday as its goal-line technology system for the Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The Germa...

Fred Comes to the Rescue to Help Brazil Tie Russia 1-1

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.26.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

The main cause of concern, however, hinges around Neymar and whether he can be unleashed to display his unique blend of skill and vision on the international stage.

Brazil and Italy Play to Breathtaking 2-2 Draw in Geneva

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.22.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Like Menezes, Scolari has begun by tinkering with the Brazilian midfield. Thus far, he has avoided the temptation to opt for a defensive stopper qua Lucas Leiva and stayed true to Telê Santana's vision of having four creative midfielders in deep and attacking positions.

Bad News for U.S. Soccer

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.09.2013 | Sports

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has two broken bones in his back and likely will miss the Americans' World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Real Madrid knocked off Manchester United to reach the Champions League quarterfinals. This is apparently a big deal.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.21.2013 | New York
Len Berman

I'm glad Michael Jordan only turns 50 once. How much air time and written space was wasted arguing who is better, Jordan or LeBron James?

World Cup Gets Tech

Posted 02.19.2013 | Sports

By Miles Chambers, After a successful trial period at the Club World Cup, the 2013 Confederations Cup and World Cup 2014 will see goal-lin...