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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.

Robin van Persie to skip Manchester United`s pre-season USA tour

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 16:11

After a hectic FIFA World Cup schedule, Robin van Persie has earned a deserved break. According to reports, the new Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal – who also coached the Netherlands team during the Brazil World Cup, has granted van Persie a three-week off.

Rosberg to celebrate Germany`s World Cup win with special helmet in Hockenheim

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 16:07

It seems the Football World Cup fever is yet to sink in for many. Nico Rosberg has revealed a new race helmet to celebrate Germany`s World Cup victory for his home Grand Prix in Hockenheim.

Football World Cup in Brazil united the world: PM Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 00:39

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Brazil for successfully hosting the Football World Cup, saying the "beautiful game" has brought the world together.

World champions Germany given rapturous welcome at home

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 00:09

2014 FIFA World Cup winners Germany landed in Berlin on Tuesday as thousands of fans were seen gathered to receive the national team at the capital`s Tegel airport. The champions will be heading towards the Brandenburg gate for a grand welcome party.