Casillas: World Cup defense will be tough
Iker Casillas has admitted that Spain will struggle to retain its World Cup title in Brazil in 2014. Vicente del Bosque's side secured its country's first-ever senior global crown in South Africa in 2010 and has since secured back-to-back European ...
World Cup draw gives defending champion Spain a repeat of the 2010 final
Defending champion Spain will play its opening World Cup game against the Netherlands, a repeat of the ill-tempered 2010 final, while host Brazil faces a relatively easy path to the knockout stage after Friday's draw.
Vonn to skip World Cup race in St. Moritz, return Dec. 21
The U.S. Ski Team says Lindsey Vonn will skip this weekend's World Cup races in St. Moritz, Switzerland, and is planning to compete in a downhill on Dec. 21 at Val d'Isere, France. Vonn returned to racing last week at Lake Louise, Alberta ...
World Cup - Holders Spain choose Caju as base
"Caju in Curitiba will be the headquarters at the World Cup," said a Spanish federation spokesperson. Mild temperatures at the Alfredo Gottardi Centre, known locally as Caju, attracted Spain to Curitiba even though they have to play matches in heat and ...
The Biggest Loser At The 2014 World Cup In Brazil? According To FIFA, It's The Environment
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) – The World Cup may be great for planet soccer, but it isn't so good for planet Earth. Soccer's world governing body, FIFA, says the 2014 tournament ... The 2010 World Cup in South Africa also required large amount ...
Predicting the USA Lineup for World Cup Opener vs. Ghana
Seeing as the United States men's national team was eliminated from both the 2006 and 2010 World Cup by the African nation ... the game against Ghana is a virtual must-win. It's still six months away, but let's take a look at who might be ...
US to play Ghana, Portugal, Germany at World Cup
The U.S. drew a daunting task for next year's World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil.
World Cup: What You Need to Know
Australia got dealt the worst hand of the four Asian qualifiers in the World Cup draw, landing the 2010 finalists Spain and the ... Iran, Asia’s top team according to the FIFA world rankings, is in Group F with Argentina.
What is your favourite Club World Cup memory?
In its nine editions, the FIFA Club World Cup has produced ... There have been so many memories, some happy and less so, that we are handing responsibility over to you. What is your favourite FIFA World Club Cup memory? Share your thoughts below and ...
Fifa World Cup is bad for Mother Nature
John Leicester AP Columnist SALVADOR — The World Cup may be great for planet football, but it isn’t so good for planet Earth. Fifa says the 2014 tournament, which will require huge amounts of air travel to venues across Brazil, will produce the equivalent of 2.72 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.
Reasons for caution following Nigeria's World Cup draw
The World Cup Draw is a good start for the Super Eagles, but Steven Keshi is right to espouse a cautious approach
World Cup nightmare: Socceroos draw BOTH 2010 finalists - Spain and Netherlands - in group phase
Australia's Socceroos will take on Chile in their opening game and both finalists from the last World Cup - Spain and Netherlands - in the pool stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil after...
2014 World Cup to nearly double carbon emissions over 2010
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil will dump 2.72 million tons of carbon dioxide into Earth’s atmosphere, according to the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA). To put that number into perspective, it’s equivalent to the CO2 ...
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