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Sterling makes his case strong for England`s trip to Brazil

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 22:42

Liverpool starlet Raheem Sterling is growing as a footballer and that too at a rapid pace. The England rookie has given a headache to national team manager Roy Hodgson and that headache for Roy is worth in every account. With two months left for the eventual showdown in Brazil, Sterling`s form for Liverpool makes him a serious contender in sealing a berth in England`s 23-man squad for the World Cup. Sterling leads the list in the potential number of wingers Hodgson will have in his kitty and he

Hodgson vows England will attack in Brazil

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 08:58

England manager Roy Hodgson has promised his team will go on the offensive at the World Cup after being criticised for a cautious approach at Euro 2012.

2014 World Cup stadium unfinished for April 15 opening

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 11:16

Sao Paulo`s Itaquerao World Cup stadium will be incomplete when it officially opens April 15, according to media reports.

FIFA fashion: Rio de Janeiro-inspired line

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 19:13

Rio de Janeiro`s colourful flora and fauna has inspired a new fashion line by streetwear brand adidas Originals and Brazil`s womenswear label The Farm Company ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

World Cup prize money set for huge increase

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 18:00

The prize money at next year`s World Cup finals will be increased by at least a third from that on offer in South Africa in 2010, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke said on Tuesday.

Brazil to probe FIFA in racism case ahead of World Cup draw

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 12:00

Just four days before the draw for the 2014 World Cup, FIFA faced yet another embarrassment when a Sao Paulo prosecutor opened an investigation into possible racism by soccer`s world governing body.

2014 FIFA World Cup tickets sold out in seven hours as second phase opens

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 10:55

Nearly 230,000 tickets in the second phase of sales for the 2014 Football World Cup were sold out within seven hours after FIFA`s website made them available.

Prosecutors launch World Cup court action against FIFA

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 17:17

Public prosecutors in Brazil have requested an injunction demanding FIFA pay USD 550 million in World Cup logistics costs.

World Cup goals record `there to be broken`: Ronaldo

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 14:43

Brazil`s legendary footballer Ronaldo has said he will not mind if Miroslav Klose breaks his World Cup scoring record next year.

Protesters disrupt FIFA World Cup visit

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 09:26

A small group of protesters demanding more spending on health and education disrupted a visit by FIFA officials to the 2014 World Cup stadium under construction in Cuiaba on Tuesday.

FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Costa Rica

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 09:14

The FIFA World Cup trophy has arrived in Costa Rica as part of its global tour in the lead-up to the 2014 games in Brazil.

Lionel Messi spot-on as Argentina reach World Cup

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 11:41

Lionel Messi scored twice as Argentina booked their place at the World Cup with a 5-2 thrashing of Paraguay.