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UK deputy PM says Russia should not host World Cup

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 05:35

British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg joined calls on Sunday for Russia to be stripped of the World Cup in 2018 following the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

John Wall in, Blake Griffin out of US World Cup basketball training camp

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:04

NBA All-Star guard John Wall was added Friday to the US squad for a pre-World Cup training camp while Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Lakers withdrew from 2014 national team duty.

Luis Suarez set for Barca debut against Real

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:22

Barcelona`s latest acquisition Luis Suarez is set to debut against Real Madrid in El Clasico one day after the football ban on the striker ends.

Real Madrid sign six-year deal with James Rodriguez

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 00:18

Real Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on a six season contract.

Brazil construction magnate Norberto Odebrecht dies at 93

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 06:08

Norberto Odebrecht, founder of the Brazilian construction company behind large-scale infrastructure projects including several World Cup stadiums, was buried Sunday after dying of heart failure. He was 93.

I want to leave a mark in 2015 World Cup: Younis Khan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 20:27

Senior batsman Younis Khan is keen to leave an imprint in ODIs leading up to the World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.

World Champions Germany return to top of FIFA`s rankings

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:40

Germany`s charge to claim Sunday`s World Cup title has seen them return to the top of FIFA`s world rankings for the first time in around 20 years.

Ozil donates WC winnings for surgery of 23 children in Brazil

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 16:46

Arsenal`s Mesut Ozil has declared that he is donating his World Cup winnings to good causes in Brazil and would pay the surgery of 23 children in the South American country.

Ronaldo`s `love for self` blamed for Portugal`s World Cup failure

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:49

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly been accused of loving himself too much and his unbalanced attitude has been said to be at the root of Portugal`s 2014 World Cup failure.

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Germany`s Merkel for FIFA WC win

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:38

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the "splendid victory" of her country`s football team in just-wrapped FIFA World Cup held in Brazil.

World Cup winner Toni Kroos joins Real Madrid: Club

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:43

Germany World Cup winner Toni Kroos on Thursday agreed a deal to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich on a six-year deal, the Spanish giants announced.

Barcelona says Luis Suarez now 100 percent their man

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:31

Barcelona has said that the banned Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez is now 100 percent the Spanish club`s player.